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Frico international, worldwide Freight Company is looking at opening two more centres in Nepal and Addis Ababa in two months.

Anura Herath

In addition they will also move in to both Pakistan and Bangladesh early next year. A subsidiary of Trico International, Frico is also looking at expanding their warehouse facilities in United Arab Emirates (UAE).Country Manager, Frico, in UAE, Anura Herath speaking to Daily News Business said that they already have operations to these countries and opening 'air consol' centres would further consolidate their business. He said that their company being one of few Sri Lankan companies doing very well in UAE will spread their tentacles to other countries to make their presence felt.

At present they are doing extremely well in many countries including Philippines, Indonesia and many countries in African and European continents, he said. "Today we also a market leader for shipping merchandise to Indonesia, Philippines and some African countries and the biggest advantage we have over our competitors is the Frico regional office network," he said.

Hearth said that they indulge in cargo handling and have several warehouses in Dubai, which help their business in Dubai and other parts of UAE including Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. He said that today Frico is a preferred name among Sri Lankan expatriate workers to send their merchandise to Sri Lanka and only use reputed international shipping lines for our operations. Further,the company also help Sri Lankan expatiates when they are in trouble or in crisis. Our major focus is in shipping and air freight within the Arabian Gulf complemented by a worldwide network of branch offices and associates spanning over five continents. Our dedicated staff, comprising of more than two thousand personnel are available "hands-on" to serve you round the clock, around the globe.

The company proud of our multi-cultural and multi-lingual employees for their sincere dedication, relentless effort and hard work to succeed, and we are truly grateful to all our customers who have made us Who and What we are today. "Our strong values and passion for success is a testimony of our growth and quality of service.

The edge we have over our competitors is due to our premium service and quality in packing, transporting, shipping, forwarding and service with a smile. Frico International in the United Arab Emirates is a fully owned subsidiary of Trico Group company, the head office located in Colombo, Sri Lanka, " Herath said.

Having started by opening the first overseas office in early 1970's today both Frico and Trico have officers in Australia, Baharain, Canada, Cyprus, Doha, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Jorden, Korea, Kuwait Lebonon, Netherlands, Oman, Philipines, Singaproe, Saudi Arabia.


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