June 13 - FPS Sri Lanka has opened a new office in Galle, 120 km south of the country's capital Colombo.

The new branch will support FPS' main Colombo operations centre by providing the company's full portfolio of multimodal forwarding, logistics and consolidation services to the local business community in the south of Sri Lanka.

Galle is the country's administrative capital and the main port city of the southern province, which is well served by rail and road connections.

"The opening of the new office coincides with steady growth in FPS Sri Lanka's freight forwarding business," said managing director of the company, Gihan Nanayakkara.