(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Recognizing the need to recruitqualified, educated, and diverse talent to the company, Sri Lanka’s leading trailer manufacturer and exporter, Tantri Trailers (Private) Limited, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka (VTASL) to employ students following welding courses at the VTASL.
With the MoU in place, Tantri Trailers will now recruit both skilled and unskilledindividuals, who are receiving their training at the VTASL, in order to provide these new recruits with a 360° learning experience. This arrangement is mutually beneficial in that it will ensure that Tantri Trailers consolidates itstalent-pool withqualified, skilled and proficient individuals, whilst the VTASL will provide its students with the practical, hands-on knowledge and experience they need to complete their training.
Tantri Trailerswas founded in 1979 by Mr. John Haputantri, an ex-Sri Lanka Navy Officer, and manufactured its first trailer in 1982, with commercial production commencing in 1986. As the demand for trailers increased, the business was incorporated and traded as Tantri Trailers (Private) Limited, and began functioning as thethe specialized trailer manufacturing and steel fabricating arm of the group from 1991. Since then, Tantri Trailers has designed, manufactured, and exported various logistics solutions for the local and global consumer, inclusive of being involved in many heavy steel and metal fabrication projects. Today, Tantri Trailers has expanded its product range further, now designing and manufacturing various other goods from trailers to tankers, construction plant and equipment, storage tanks, silos, structures, overhead gantry cranes, and much more. Having consistently striven to expand their global market reach, Tantri Trailers presentlyexports goods to more than 30 countries across the world.
Tantri Trailers possesses the SGS ISO 9001-2015 quality certification forthe design, manufacture, marketing, sale, and provisionof after-sales services for trailers, semi-trailers, metal structures and tanks. With a strong and consistent commitment to always meet the highest quality standards, continuously innovate and implement modern technologyin its manufacturing plants and processes, Tantri Trailers is the ideal choice for not only trailers but also for heavy engineering equipment. The company has also undertaken the rebuilding of 200 railway coaches for Sri Lanka Railways recently and the project has been successfully completed, further cementing the trust and reputation that Tantri Trailers holds within the industry.
Despite various constraints due to the present market conditions globally, Tantri Trailers looks to the future with renewed ambition, anticipating collaboration with the Vocational Training Authority for island-wide training and recruitment of employees, whilst providing technical job opportunities for unemployed youth across Sri Lanka.