DP Logistics : Learning & Development

Be the best you were born to be

This workshop conducted by Mr. Dhammika Kalapuge was held at Facilities Complex II. It was for personnel of officer and above grades and focused on developing energized and engaged teams to confront business challenges in a proactive and prudent way; to accomplish overall objectives of the company. The importance of system thinking, effective sharing and delegating responsibilities, self-discipline, far sighted leadership, clear process and procedural controls and nurturing a performance-based culture were emphasized in the workshop.

 Date : 16/02/2019



Be the best version of you for Drivers and Driver Assistants

This workshop was conducted by Mr. Mohan Palliyaguru at Facilities Complex II. It was for personnel from the manual grade and focused on imparting insights of how to have a balanced and productive life.  In so doing, work life balance, performing the job with high integrity and loyalty, effective control of personal income- expenses were emphasized by Mr. Palliyaguru using numerous real life examples. Further, it was highlighted that real development is self-development which can be achieved by working hard and collaboratively whilst upholding human values such as love, respect, patience etc.

Date : 24/03/2019

Awareness programme for Drivers and Driver Assistants

The primary aim of this awareness session conducted by Mr. Laksiri Kumarasinghe, General Manager, held at Facilities Complex II auditorium was to emphasize the importance of maintaining good conduct at the workplace in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. Basic disciplinary matters such  as punctuality, attendance, wearing uniforms,  procedure for applying leave,  adhering to reporting structure, importance of collaboration etc was highlighted. In addition Mr. Pubudu Dissanayake , Mr. Nadun Thenuwara and Mr. Piyal  Perera along with the automobile team of experts delivered presentations on the Accident Reporting procedure, Vehicle Maintenance procedure, and Technical know-how of vehicle maintenance respectively. The session was lively and full of interaction.

Date : 15/06/2019

Be the best version of you for Office Staff

Mr. Mohan Palliyaguru elaborated many self-development and professional development rules/ principles/ techniques which are of paramount importance to create productive personnel , not only for the organization but also in society. This session was held at Facilities Complex II auditorium.  He stressed the fact that ‘change of self’ leads to ‘change of organization’ and responsibility for change of self  is lifelong learning which purely lies with the  individual. Mr. Palliyaguru used numerous real examples to inspire  and educate the audience to be more energetic,  objective- oriented,  content  and agile in their personal and professional lives.  The workshop was made interesting and interactive with personal development exercises, team work and one-to-one discussions.

Date : 22/06/2019

Team building workshop for Managers

Conducted by Dr. Eng. Ranil Sugathadasa this Team building workshop was held at Facilities Complex II, Bandaragama for 21 Managers along with the CEO Mr. Prasaj Pathirana and COO Mr. Laksiri Kumarasinghe. The aim of this workshop was to build team spirit and camaraderie and ignite passion to go the extra mile; to improve internal communication and increase operational efficiency etc. Dr. Sugathadasa used the learning concept tool comprised of 8 disciplines covering motivation, communication, cross-functionalism, ownership, accountability, leadership and organizational transformation, to elicit the positive effects on the organization through team building in a holistic way. The participants were benefitted immensely through the workshop.

Date : 02/11/2019

Workshop on Defensive Driving

This workshop was held at the Auditorium in Facilities Complex II- Bandaragama and saw the participation of 73 drivers. The resource person Mr. W. A. Weerathunga -Senior Motor Mechanical Engineer and Driving Examiner educated the participants on the importance of being a professional driver. He also shared effective driving techniques, methodologies of professional drivers and enlightened the participants on  the art of economical driving. The aim of this session was to help participants enhance their competencies by benefitting from the knowledge sharing. It was an interactive and insightful session that concluded with the awarding of certificates and cash gifts to recognize accident-free drivers for the year 2019.

Date : 19/01/2020

Workshop on achieving Sales Excellence

This workshop was conducted at the DP Logistics Head office for the Sales team by Mr. Nevil Perera, a veteran trainer and well-known resource person in the Sales and Marketing arena. The  main aim  of the workshop was to boost confidence levels and focus of the  sales team in order to drive sales under a highly turbulent market environment. Mr. Perera elaborated how Sales personnel must be resilient when faced with numerous challenges, so that they can bring success to the organization. He used a series of real examples in  the Corporate world  to elicit how a dynamic sales team could turn the organization’s performance around and take it to greater heights. The workshop saw  full participation of the Sales team and they benefitted immensely.

Date: 06/03/2020