Mercantile Produce Brokers opens warehouse
Mercantile Produce Brokers (Pvt) Ltd, a tea brokering company active
at the Colombo Tea Auction opened a state-of-the-art warehouse complex
at Enderamulla, Wattala. It was opened by Chairman Sunil Udalagama
The warehouse complex is fully automated with high-tech warehousing
systems, with minimum human handling. At any given time 10 containers
could be loaded and unloaded simultaneously.The storage and handling
solution was provided by United Tractor and Equipment (Pvt) Ltd. The
teas that are unloaded on to pallets at the unloading bay are moved into
the stores by high-tech forklifts.
The teas are stacked on racks upto 11 metres in height. The storage
capacity is four million kilos and the warehouse complex uses minimum
electricity from the main grid and ample day light. Construction work
was completed by International Building Systems Factor Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.