The association was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr Sharafdeen S N Abdul Rasak, former CDAS President on 20 March 2021. Mr. Sharafdeen was one of the founding members of the Association, who had helped establish the Association, along with other container depot operators, and helped guide and grow it to where it is today. During his long tenure with CDAS he had served a major role as one of our long running President, having been re-elected into the position multiple times, and have made countless contributions in guiding the industry towards greater height. Under his leadership, [...]
Five Fatalities in 10 Days – Call Upon Industries for Safety Time-Out The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council has shared that from 23 November to 2 December 2020, there have been five workplace fatalities across various industries. Preliminary investigations from the Ministry of Manpower have found that these accidents could have been easily prevented through thorough inspection of worksites to correct any potentially unsafe conditions, and workers to be re-trained and given time to adjust after a period of inactivity. They also advised companies to avoid rushing to complete work and fulfil orders before the upcoming festive season, as [...]
77 contractors, operators and organisations were recognised by the Land Transport Authority for their excellent workplace safety, health and environment management practices in 2019 at the 22nd Annual Safety, Health and Environmental Award Convention (ASAC). LTA had approached CDAS for nominations for this award, and had assisted the application process. CDAS would like to congratulate Poh Tiong Choon Logistics Limited and the other winners on winning the “Certificate of Merit - Safest Logistics/Transport Company” award, and for being an exemplary example for the industry! You can see the winners at timestamp 4:38 onwards Pictured: Representatives from Poh Tiong Choon Logistics [...]
Following the announcement of our enhanced measures during the Ministerial Statement on 5 Oct 2020, Enterprise Singapore have updated all their communications materials to reflect the latest set of support measures for businesses. Summary of Enhanced Support Measures 'Budget 2020 at a Glance' InfographicIncludes previously announced measures and the latest enhancements to their programmes (updated as of 12 Oct). Download Link: https://go.gov.sg/budget2020-at-a-glance For full details, visit their website: https://www.enterprisesg.gov.sg/supplementary-budget-2020 We hope you find the updated information useful, and would appreciate if you could share these infographics with your various networks.
Where CDAS Deputy President, Mr. Ricky Loo presented on the topic of "Digital trends in Supply Chain". During the session, he shared about digital trends in the logistics supply chain, automation and AI as well as opportunities for geospatial solutions and innovation to resolve challenges faced in the logistics sector, such as the use of the Container Tracking System (CTR). If you are keen to find out more about CTR, do feel free to contact us today or visit us at https://cdas.link/container-tracking-system-ctr/!
GeoWorks together with the Singapore Land Authority will be organizing the Singapore Geospatial Week+ 2020 on 7-18 September this year. This event is set to bring the geospatial community (public and private sectors as well as the community-at-large) together for co-located activities promoting the use of GPS/location-based and mapping innovation, and CDAS members are invited to take part to get a better understanding of the current innovation and technological trends, which may impact how the industry operates in the future. CDAS’s Deputy President, Mr. Ricky Loo has been invited to speak at the event and will be speaking on the [...]
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced additional support measures of S$8 billion for businesses and workers. The appended infographics from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) will give you an overview of the various measures. You may also visit https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/budget_2020/AugustStatement to read DPM’s Ministerial Statement in full and refer to the Annexes for more details on the measures.
Trade and Connectivity Challenge 2020 Briefing: CDAS Seeks Solutions for Automated Inspection of Shipping Containers at Container Depots
As one of the challenge sponsors at Enterprise Singapore's Trade and Connectivity Challenge 2020, CDAS together with Enterprise Singapore conducted the Briefing Session for the Automated Container Inspection Project The webinar was conducted on 14 August 2020, to give potential solution providers a chance to better understand the Container Depot operations, and the container surveying process, as well as have questions answered regarding the requirements of the project. Watch the recording of the briefing session below!
ITE College Central’s Higher Nitec in Maritime Business students will be undergoing their Industry Attachment Programme (IAP) in October 2020. The IAP the will be conducted for 20-weeks from 12 October 2020 to 26 February 2021. For more information on Higher Nitec in Maritime Business programme, please click Here. Eligible companies may consider funding from Global Ready Talent Programme (GRTP) which replaced the SME Talent Programme (STP). Singapore enterprises are eligible for up to 70% funding support on the monthly internship stipend. For more information on GRTP, please click Here To apply for GRT internship grant, companies would need to complete [...]
The NDP theme this year focuses on “Together” referring to Singaporeans uniting as one people, brought closer in bonds of compassion and kindness, while “A Stronger Singapore” signifies our determination to emerge from the crisis stronger as a nation, with our best days ahead of us. Singapore" 心手相连 坚毅向前. Bersama, Untuk Singapura Yang Lebih Teguh. ஒன்றுபட்ட, வலிமையான சிங்கப்பூர். Together, A Stronger Singapore! Source: NDP Committee Read more: https://www.ndp.gov.sg/about/theme-and-logo/
Highlights to lookout for during the National Day Parade. Watch the NDP "live" or via the comfort of your home via broadcasting. Image source: NDP Committee Anthem Moment Image source: NDP Committee Join in the Anthem, as The President will be leading the Anthem Moment from the Padang, where state flag will be raised from multiple location in Singapore! For more information please visit the link below: https://www.ndp.gov.sg/
CDAS is pleased to announce that we are participating as one of the challenge sponsors at Enterprise Singapore's Trade and Connectivity Challenge 2020! The Trade and Connectivity Challenge (TCC) leverages on Singapore’s vibrant ecosystem of global trade, connectivity and innovation as a call for solutions to drive partnerships in the aviation, maritime, land mobility, logistics, and trade sectors. Enterprise Singapore together with CDAS will be piloting the Automated Container Inspection Project which will be launched this year for the Trade & Connectivity Challenge. The Trade & Connectivity Challenge will be open to all local and foreign registered start-ups, SMEs, and [...]
Due to the Covid situation, Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) decided to move their signature fundraising event online for the very first time. So for A Very Special Walk/Challenge 2020, https://avsw20.autism.org.sg/, they invited participants to sign up for their own challenges of 20s. They could run 20 KM, walk 20,000 steps or do anything in 20s and raise funds for ARC by asking their friends and family to support them completing their challenge through a donation. They have just passed halfway of the campaign period, and are still working hard to raise funds for the programmes and services of ARC. The [...]
While Singapore continues to take on the challenges due to COVID 19 and embracing the new normal, our National Servicemen continue to steadfastly play their roles in safeguarding our borders as well as supporting our nation’s fight against COVID-19 - readily stepping up to discharge their duties to the nation with full commitment and professionalism. CDAS salute our National Servicemen for all their contributions to the nation’s peace and security, particularly in this time of unprecedented need. As we commemorate SAF Day on 1 Jul, we would like to encourage you to join us in showing appreciation and support [...]
(Note this event is exclusive to CDAS Members only) Notice is hereby given that the 29th Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held by electronic means on 26 June 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The notice and invitations has been sent out to members via email. Members who wish to attend are advised to check their email and contact us if they have not received it. In light of the COVID-19 situation and pursuant to the relevant order under the COVID19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, the following arrangements will be adopted for the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”):- Members will [...]
From 2 June, more businesses will be able to gradually resume activities at workplaces. Before you can do so, businesses will need to put in place mandatory Safe Management Measures. To reinforce the importance of these measures and allow your staffs to better understand the key requirements, MTI has produced the following communication collaterals for your easy reference: Click here to download Infographic – individual frames Click here to download Materials published in main dallies (in all four languages) Click here to download Animated video For more information on Safe Management Measures and sector-specific requirements, please visit: https://covid.gobusiness.gov.sg/safemanagement/general (“Safe Management [...]
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat had announced the $33 billion Fortitude Budget in Parliament yesterday. The fourth Budget contained additional and enhanced support measures to help workers and businesses cope with the economic fallout of COVID-19. In total, the Government has set aside $92.9 billion to help our people get through this unprecedented crisis. The booklet and infographics from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) will give you an overview of the various measures. You may wish to visit https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/budget_2020/fortitude-budget/fortitude-budget-statement to read DPM’s speech in full and refer to the Budget Annexes for more details on the [...]