Chaminda Gunasekera Info
Chaminda Gunasekera is the Partner/Chief Commercial Officer of Freight Links International and Cargo Plan International, two companies based in the Sub Continent operating out of Sri Lanka. Before he relocated to Sri Lanka , he spent close to 9 years in North Asia. He was the Vice President –Sales & Marketing , Head of Air freight of Agility Logistics in Greater China , based in Hong Kong . Chaminda has held senior positions in Bax Global as Sales Director for China , Director of International Business Development for Kerry Logistics , based in Shanghai . Before working in China and Hong Kong , Chaminda worked for Bax Global as the CEO for Sub Continent & West Africa region . Prior to Bax Global , he was at Cathay Pacific Cargo.
Chaminda is specialized in Fashion Retail , High tech as vertical markets and also one of the known specialists in multi model products in the world . in 2012 ,Chaminda designed and launched the world’s largest neutral NVOCC Sea-Air product via Dubai and Colombo. Prior to this he has designed and implemented at least 3 sea-air products in his last 3 companies where some of the products are in the top 5 raking in the world. Chaminda has also designed and implemented the first online Air Cargo hub in Baltic states using Kaunas in Lithuania as a air gateway during his term in Agility Logistics.
In recent past , Chaminda has been promoting sustainability solutions for supply chain using his expertise on multi model transport (sea-air) and other solutions designs for supply chain. He has introduced the first sea-air hub in Sri Lanka as solution for the North Asian markets to reduce cycle time and offer greater flexibility for coast savings and carbon emission savings .
Chaminda can be reached on Chaminda.Gunasekera@Freight -Links.com for any advise or contribution .
18/02/2013 Logistical Challenges in Bangladesh - My Personal Experience
I was in Bangladesh for the last 3 days visiting agents , CFSs and factories . I have to say that Bangladesh is booming with exports . The cargo is overflowing . By looking at the attached photos , you can see that air freight is having a peak .
22/08/2012 Sustainable Logistics: Find the right mode of Transport, which Emits the Lowest Carbon Emissions
Sustainable logistics is demanding topic . Many brands are resorting to many means of developing sustainability in their production and energy usage. Their Carbon foot print is calculated in all parts of their product life cycle and retailing .
21/06/2012 International forwarders looking for a share of China domestic distribution
I am trying to share my personal experinece on the China Domestic Distribution products. This is not a statement but a document that invites comments and suggestions , maintaining an objective of sharing knowledge with the industry and interested parties.