CDAS is pleased to be supporting the Vision Zero movement by the Workplace Safety and Health Council. Vision Zero is a movement to inculcate a mindset that all injuries & ill health at work are preventable, and a belief that zero harm is possible. CDAS President, Mr. Peter Ho was on board to sign the pledge as part of the WSH Forum on 15 July 2021, together with the other three main trade associations in the Logistics and Transport (L&T) Industry, SAAA@Singapore, represented by the Chairman, Mr Steven Lee; Singapore Logistics Association, represented by the First Deputy Chairman, Ms Gina [...]
CDAS Deputy President, Mr. Ricky Loo was interviewed by Mediacorp regarding his thoughts on the launch of Singapore Trade Data Exchange (SGTraDex). Check out the interview, and what it would mean for our logistics and transportation industry. Link to News Article: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/trade-data-exchange-sgtradex-supply-chain-logistics-shipping-15210584 Direct Link to Interview: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/trade-data-exchange-sgtradex-supply-chain-logistics-shipping-15210584?view=embed&autoplay=1
This 1st July, CDAS invite you to commemorate Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Day by showing your support towards your NSman employees and thank them for their contributions towards the defence of Singapore. Click to download full size PDF You are also encouraged to watch the SAF Day “Live” Parade on MINDEF’s Facebook Page on 1 Jul 2021, Thu, 4.45pm at www.facebook.com/mindefsg . Do share this EDM with your NSman employees and invite them to watch the Live Parade too. Do remember to also follow “The NS Champions” which is a ground-up effort facilitated by CrimsonLogic Pte Ltd, one of our [...]
The National Service Directorate (NSD) has produced an E-guide consisting of a list of employers’ best practices. This guide details the different ways that your organization can show your support for National Service (NS). We hope this E-Guide will be useful to your organisation and would like to encourage you to create an inclusive and supportive workplace environment for your NSman employees. Download the Guide here: NS Mark TAC e-Guide_CDAS (2021)
(Note this event is exclusive to CDAS Members only) Container Depot and Logistics Association (Singapore) - Notice of Annual General Meeting – 1st June 2021 @ 10.00am Notice is hereby given that the 30th Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held on 1 June 2021 at 10:00 a.m. In relation to the Annual General Meeting of Container Depot and Logistics Association (Singapore) to be held on 1 June 2021 at 10:00am at CDAS, No.9 Jurong Town Hall Road, #04-12, TA Hub, Jurong Town Hall, Singapore 609431. The notice and invitations has been sent out to members via email. [...]
CDAS is pleased to announce our support of the SGUnited Career & Skills Discovery Fair 2021. CDAS had helped outreach to members to submit their vacancies and participate in the SGUnited Career & Skills Discovery Fair on the following 2 dates:- Virtual Career Fair: 1st - 31st May 2021 Physical Career Fair: 11th May 2021| Many members had submitted numerous vacancies during this exercise, and we wish them all the best in their recruitment efforts.
CDAS Deputy President Mr. Ricky Loo was invited onto the GeoWorks GeoPartner: HERE panel which took place on 20 April 2021, to discuss on the topic of "Improving driver safety and productivity with location: Challenges and Opportunities in South East Asia" The topic and discussion centred around how digital experience can save drivers from wasting time and frustration can keep them safe and on time. This in turn would help companies defray the high acquisition costs and shortages, and attracting and retaining the right drivers for their fleet. Did you miss the talk? You can watch it again here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUu3sBfmqto [...]
With high acquisition costs and shortages, attracting and retaining the right drivers is a must for fleet owners and 3PLs. Fortunately, digital experience that saves them time and frustration can keep them safe and on time. Join us on Tuesday, April 20th for the webinar - Improving driver safety and productivity with location discussing challenges and opportunities in ASEAN. The expert panel and presenters includes: a. Abhijit Sengupta, Director, South East Asia and India, HERE Technologies b. Ricky Loo, Deputy President, CDAS c. Mithran Balakrishnan, Commercial Director, Custella d. Aston Chia, CEO/Founder, OverDrive IOT Moderator e. Alvin Lee, Head of [...]
Each year, as part of the PSA Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Launch, PSA engages the Haulier Associations (CDAS, SLA and STA) to encourage members to nominate drivers for the Most Safety Conscious Driver Award to be presented at the PSA HSSE Launch. Drivers who had demonstrated safety performance by not committing any safety infringements, contributre or cause any accidents / incidents, or had no adverse feedbacks from the terminals stood a chance to be nominated. Each winner were also presented with a $200 voucher, sponsored by CDAS, Singapore Logistics Association (SLA), and Singapore Transport Association (STA). We are [...]
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/