CONTAINER DEPOT AND
LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION (SINGAPORE)

Business Mission to China and Chinese Taipei to Study Crane Systems

This Business Mission was jointly organized by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and Container Depot and Logistics Association (Singapore) (CDAS) in collaboration with Jurong Town Corporation (JTC). The Business Mission was given the following objectives: (a) to look at smart crane technologies used at the ports in China and Chinese Taipei to manage container operations; (b) to visit crane manufacturers to assess their capability to customize overhead cranes for use in multi-storey container depot facilities in Singapore; (c) study innovative automation solutions for crane systems that can potentially be implemented by inland container depot operators in Singapore; and (d) understand [...]

Latest PSA Circular

The following are the latest PSA Circular for hauliers 4 February 2019 Please refer to the below links concerning the Maritime Cyber Security and Phishing prevention tips. Maritime Cyber Security_Phishing Maritime Cyber Security_2FA & Tips 21 Nov 2018 Attached circular on REMINDER: DRIVER TO ENGAGE HANDBRAKE FULLY AND SWITCH OFF ENGINE WHEN LEAVING VEHICLE. CIRCULAR TO ENGAGE HANDBRAKE FULLY AND SWITCH OFF ENGINE WHEN LEAVING VEHICLE Please disseminate this to your relevant staff 08 Nov 2018 Attached circular on the road works by MPA at West Coast Highway Up-ramp towards [...]

Logistics & Cranes Carnival 2018

CDAS as part of the Logistics Alliance, took part in the Logistics & Cranes Carnival 2018, which was graced by Minister of State, Ministry of National Development & Ministry of Manpower, Mr Zaqy Mohamad. The carnival saw many participants with their friends and family, coming down to enjoy the many food and games, as well as informational booth to help aspiring students learn more about the current industry practices, as well as give them an insight as to the kind of systems and equipment utilized in our digitized industry.

CDAS at the Singapore Logistics Forum 2018

CDAS as part of the Logistics Alliance took part in the Singapore Logistics Forum 2018 earlier today, where the Guest of Honour, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Dr. Koh Poh Koon announced the three-year industry roadmap, which involves the different methods for various stakeholders to digitalise their processes to foster better colloaboration with each other. As part of the industry roadmap, the logistics alliance will work towards establishing platforms to showcase innovative technology and digital applications in logistics. You may read more about the event here.

CDAS Embarkation on Various New Company Initiatives

CDAS is pleased to announce that we have embarked on our journey to adopt various initiatives to help create a better workplace, as well as supporting various campaigns. For starters, we have successfully implemented various changes within our organization, to be in line with the Tripartite Standards set forth by MOM. The Tripartite Standards are a new tripartite initiative which helps organisations with good practices distinguish themselves. They complement our laws, Tripartite Guidelines and Advisories to increase the adoption of fair and progressive workplaces practices in Singapore. (source: MOM). These are some of the initiatives we have taken up:- [...]

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration 2018

CDAS took part in the Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration 2018 on 21 September 2018, which was organized by SCCCI and co-organized by the South West Community Development Council, who also brought in hundreds of residents, young and old to join in the festivities at the Trade Association Hub. The event was graced by celebration was graced by Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure & Minister for Transport, Mr Khaw Boon Wan as the guest of honour. CDAS President Mr. Peter Ho joined in the event launch in the lighting up of the giant lantern, carrying various auspicious sayings, while participants, which included [...]

Information from IRAS on GST and Transition to CorpPass

The IRAS has prepared some information for businesses to help them understand more about GST and tax claims, as well as info about transitioning to CorpPass. Below are some useful links and videos for your better understanding. GST Videos IRAS is pleased to share their series of informational videos for GST-registered businesses. The 4-part video series highlights common input tax errors to help businesses avoid making the same costly mistakes. Key topics covered in the videos include (click to view): Input tax claims must be supported with valid documents Know when input tax needs to be apportioned Do not [...]

Happy National Day 2018!

CDAS took part in the National Day Celebration Dinner organized by the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry on 8 August 2018, where Minister for National Development & Second Minister for Finance, Mr. Lawrence Wong was the guest-of-honour. As one people, one nation, guests sung the National Anthem, and took the National pledge, while Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister Chan Chun Sing delivered the National Day Message via live broadcast. You can view his whole message here. While we celebrate Singapore’s 53rd Birthday, we as a nation must continue to strive for greater progress as we tackle [...]

Updates on the Latest Industry Technical Reference!

CDAS is pleased to help drive efforts towards improving quality and improving standards. This effort starts with the introduction of various Technical References to be adopted by the industry as the common and recommended best practices, before seeking industry feedback for further refinement. Below you will find the technical references for the container logistics industry. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any constructive feedback. Technical Reference 53 : 2016 – Container Depot Operations This Technical Reference (TR) was prepared by the Container Depot Operations Working Group (WG) appointed by the Technical Committee on [...]

CDAS Participation at the Enterprise Singapore Quality & Standards Conference 2018

CDAS Participation at the Enterprise Singapore Quality & Standards Conference 2018 CDAS took part in the Enterprise Singapore Quality & Standards Conference on 26 July 2018, where a Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Chan Chun Sing was the Guest-of-Honour. Minister Chan was given a presentation by the CDAS Deputy President, Mr. Ricky Loo of the various industry solutions CDAS had rolled out to the industry to bring about a standard way of handling processes and better quality improvements for the industry operations. He was joined by CDAS President, Mr. Peter Ho and Honorary Secretary, Mr. Colin Foo. Representing [...]

Interview with CDAS President and eCTS User (LEDS 2017)

Towards the end of 2017, CDAS was part of the LED Symposium 2017, wherein the WSG showcased selected companies who had benefited from the LED funding scheme. This included eCTS users who benefitted from the scheme. Watch the video below,  they interview CDAS President, Mr. Peter Ho, on the benefits the eCTS system has brought about to its users. The video also features a sharing from one of our users, Union Transport Company Pte Ltd on how the system has helped their operations.

Official Opening of Trade Association Hub

The Trade Association Hub was officially opened on the 22 November 2018.   The opening was officiated by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. who visited the various Trade Associations, include the CDAS. Watch the coverage of the event below.

Official Launch of TRIP and Media Coverage

The Transport Integration Platform (TRIP)  was officially launched at the Container, Logistics and Transport Business Forum on 9 November 2017, by Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Dr Koh Poh Koon. The launch of the platform was featured on the following news media: Channel 8 News Channel News Asia The Transport Integration Platform (TRIP) will usher an era of greater communication flow and productivity for the industry. If you are interested to find out more, do feel free to contact us.

CDAS Office Relocation Notice

To our Members, Users and Contacts, Please be informed that the Container Depot Association (Singapore) and CDAS Logistics Alliance (Ltd) will be relocating to the Trade Association Hub. With effect from 22 March 2017, our new address will be at 9 Jurong Town Hall Road, #04-12  Trade Association Hub, Jurong Town Hall, Singapore 609431. During the period prior to our relocation, you may experience a little difficulty in reaching us during our move. Thus do email us for any assistance required during this period. The map to our new location is enclosed below for your reference. CDAS Relocation Notice (PDF) We thank you for your support, [...]

Soft Copy of CEIR Form for Container Survey

CDAS is pleased to provide the softcopy of the CEIR Forms for the use of Container Surveying as per the Technical Reference (TR 39 : 2015) for usage by industry stakeholders. Click Here to Download the CEIR Forms

Advisory Notice from Traffic Police

Drive Safe, Use Your RoadSense In 2014, there were 795 accidents involving heavy vehicles that resulted in injury, and 44 accidents which resulted in fatality. Last year, a total of 14,678 violations were detected involving heavy vehicles, an increase of 7.3% as compared to 13,676 in 2013. Traffic Police is worried for your safety. We share the roads and your actions affect others. Let’s drive safe, for yourself and your loved ones. We would appreciate if you could take some lessons from the advisory attached and circulate this piece of important information to all your heavy vehicle drivers. [...]

Registration for the Container, Logistics & Transport Business Forum 2015

CDAS is pleased to announce that the Container, Logistics & Transport Business Forum 2015 is now open for registration! This year, Singapore celebrates its 50th year of independence. As we celebrate our nation’s achievements and progress in the past 50 years, let us not forget that many challenges and threats will continue to face us in the days to come. Many external and internal factors can pose a threat to the continuity of a business. How can our industry build up its resilience, and bounce back from any setbacks or threats? This forum was organized to bring the industry [...]