Toyota Lanka Personal Restricted, the nationwide distributor of Toyota merchandise commemorated the 70 years of Japan – Sri Lanka diplomatic relations by ceremoniously inaugurating the state-of-the-art achievement facility in Mahara on 14th December, 2022. The Hon. President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe graced the event because the chief visitor. The presence of the Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka His Excellency Mizukoshi Hideaki additional made the occasion memorable. Senior representatives of Toyota Tsusho Company, the holding firm of Toyota Lanka had been additionally current on the occasion, headed by Mr.Takuro Akasaka, Chief Working Officer of the Automotive Division. On behalf of Toyota Lanka, Mr.Sachio Yotsukura, Chairman and Mr.Manohara Atukorala, Managing Director/CEO had been a part of the opening ceremony.
Sachio Yotsukura, Chairman of Toyota Lanka (Personal) Restricted, shared his ideas. “The automotive business has entered an period of profound transformation together with the fast world developments. In step with such developments, Toyota’s new International Imaginative and prescient has additionally enhanced to ‘lead the longer term mobility society, enriching lives around the globe, with the most secure and most accountable methods of shifting individuals’. Institution of this Achievement Middle displays our sturdy dedication and a steppingstone in the direction of materializing such mobility society. Now we have launched Toyota’s state-of-the-art logistics options right here in Sri Lanka, which allow us to supply, quality-controlled merchandise on a well timed foundation with accuracy and in essentially the most environment friendly and cost-effective method.”
Sri Lanka’s pre-eminent vehicle supplier and the unique distributor for Toyota automobiles, materials dealing with tools and Hino industrial automobiles have established its stronghold in the course of the previous 25 years. The corporate has an Island large community of 18 amenities to assist all necessities of its clients from automobile servicing, to medium and heavy repairs.
Regardless of current challenges confronted inside the nation’s mobility sector, Toyota Lanka continues to spend money on new infrastructure fulfilling the manufacturers promise in creating happiness to its valued clients and all stakeholders. Toyota Lanka will proceed to be a buoyant participant in Sri Lanka’s mobility transition.
The newly opened Toyota Lanka achievement middle would be the basis for the “new world” in mobility by facilitating all logistic necessities of Toyota Lanka and its clients. The brand new facility will assist the operations of the island large vendor community and vendor factors for all its allied merchandise. Moreover, a big value saving is anticipated with the ability being in full operation while bettering buyer comfort by the improved provide chain.
Mr. Manohara Atukorala, Managing Director/ Chief Government Officer of Toyota Lanka (Personal) Restricted, additionally commented. “This facility will likely be portrayed as South Asia’s mannequin achievement middle supported with Toyota’s hallmark processes corresponding to Simply in Time and 7 step storage strategies. We are able to now share our greatest practices in growing expertise of Toyota firms amongst our neighboring international locations as effectively.”
The achievement middle situated strategically at Mahara, Kadawatha with fast entry to all components of the nation was constructed with an funding of US$ 15 million. The ability is constructed on a 30,000 sq.meter land extent with 12,000 sq.meters of storage facility for the corporate’s real components, lubricants and equipment together with a capability to retailer greater than 300 automobiles at a given time.
The achievement middle is provided with multi-mode supply programs and digitalized stock administration system.
Toyota Lanka was established in 1995, and is absolutely owned by Toyota Tsusho Company, a member of the Toyota Group firms. Toyota Lanka had arrange Toyota Plaza as the primary automotive firm that has “3S” operation (Gross sales, Spares & Service) below one roof. Since then, Toyota Lanka has enhanced its footprints island large to turn into an integral half within the nation’s mobility house. The corporate can also be the one multinational automotive firm to be represented by its producer in Sri Lanka.
Toyota Lanka goals at aligning itself with the Toyota’s total mission of shifting from a automotive manufacturing firm to a number one mobility options supplier. The brand new opened achievement facility at Mahara would be the steppingstone on this route.
We want to be the mass producer of happiness and smiles.