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Celebrating Mid-Autumn with Project Dignity

These past 2 years have been a trying time for the Logistics and Transportation Industry, in the face of COVID-19. But with strength and perseverance, we will emerge stronger and better, together.   While we are unable to hold any celebratory event, CDAS had distributed boxes of mooncakes to its members to spread the festivities around, while not forgetting the less fortunate in society. This year we are working with Project Dignity, a social enterprise that helps to train and place differently-abled adults for gainful employment. With our members' contributions CDAS will be joining them in giving back to society [...]

By |2021-09-17T22:18:54+08:0017 September 2021|News|0 Comments

CDAS Deputy President Featured on The CEO Magazine September 2021 Issue

CDAS Deputy President, Mr. Ricky Loo, has been featured on September 2021 issue of The CEO Magazine ! The CEO Magazine is targeted towards the world’s most successful leaders, executives, investors and entrepreneurs, providing information, inspiration and motivation, that inspires to promote excellence within the business world. The magazine is available to read free of charge here. The article shares about how he played an integral role in transforming the his company and the industry through various digitalization and automated operations, in his capacity as Deputy President of CDAS, as well as his position in CWT. You can read the [...]

By |2021-09-13T08:41:31+08:001 September 2021|News|0 Comments

Geo Connect Asia 2022 Live | Virtual Show

Live | Virtual Show Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th March 2022  Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Geospatial & Locational Intelligence Solutions for Asia – Underground, Land & Sea to Sky CDAS is proud to be a Supporting Partner for Geo Connect Asia 2022, Singapore! Organised by Montgomery Asia, Geo Connect Asia (GCA) 2022 will be the focal point for ASEAN’s burgeoning geospatial and location intelligence markets. The event combines an exhibition and series of conferences, to provide an industry platform which is crucial to the region’s development.   Following its launch in 2019 the first live [...]

By |2021-09-01T17:07:42+08:001 September 2021|Events, News|0 Comments

Expanding Testing and Vaccinations in Transition Towards COVID Resilience

The government has announced that on 13 August 2021, that unvaccinated individuals from selected settings must be tested twice a week using Antigen Rapid Tests (ART), under the “Vaccinate or Regular Test” (“VoRT”) regime, starting from 1 October 2021. You may refer to the Annex for more details The VoRT regime has now been expanded to include retail mall workers, workers in supermarket outlets, taxi and private hire care drivers, last mile delivery personnel, driving school instructors/private driving instructors, and public transport frontline staff as they also interact more frequently with the general public. Thus if your company is providing [...]

By |2021-08-24T14:36:02+08:0024 August 2021|News|0 Comments

Pledging Support for Vision Zero

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 [...]

By |2021-07-19T10:13:30+08:0019 July 2021|News|0 Comments

CDAS Deputy President Interview with Mediacorp Regarding Singapore Trade Data Exchange (SGTraDex)

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

By |2021-07-19T09:52:03+08:0014 July 2021|News|0 Comments

Celebrating Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Day 2021

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 [...]

By |2021-07-01T10:05:01+08:001 July 2021|News|0 Comments

Supporting Our NSMen

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)  

By |2021-07-01T10:04:28+08:0019 June 2021|News|0 Comments

CDAS Annual General Meeting

(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. [...]

By |2021-05-24T17:18:41+08:0016 May 2021|News|0 Comments

SGUnited Career & Skills Discovery Fair – Supported by CDAS

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.    

By |2021-05-31T17:27:03+08:005 May 2021|Events, News|0 Comments

Webinar on Improving Driver Safety and Productivity with Location

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 [...]

By |2021-04-21T11:22:24+08:0021 April 2021|News|0 Comments

Webinar – Improving Driver Safety and Productivity with Location

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 [...]

By |2021-04-15T09:36:13+08:0015 April 2021|News|0 Comments

Most Safety Conscious Driver Award 2021

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 [...]

By |2021-05-04T15:05:47+08:004 April 2021|News|0 Comments

In Memory of Former CDAS President – Mr Sharafdeen S N Abdul Rasak

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, [...]

By |2021-03-22T16:16:30+08:0022 March 2021|News|0 Comments

Feedback on Workplace Safety and Health (WS) Technology

The Workplace Safety and Health Council's WSH Institute would like to seek your views about WSH technology. Do scan the QR code above, or use this link to complete the survey. Your input will be most appreciated! https://go.gov.sg/wsh-tech-logistics-transport

By |2021-03-02T11:30:21+08:002 March 2021|News|0 Comments

PSA & CDAS Partner Up to Launch SmartBooking – A One-Stop Digital Solution Platform for the Supply Chain Community

In a concerted effort to drive supply chain orchestration and digitalisation, PSA Corporation Ltd (PSA) and the Container Depot and Logistics Association (Singapore) (CDAS) have launched ‘SmartBooking’ – an integrated one-stop booking platform for container depots, terminals, hauliers and logistics facilities across Singapore. Supported by Enterprise Singapore (ESG), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), and Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), this initiative will play a major role in Singapore’s logistics ecosystem digitalisation roadmap, and is part of the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy to facilitate data exchange and enable the deployment of AI solutions. Please refer to the attached [...]

By |2021-03-05T15:10:33+08:0024 February 2021|News|0 Comments

Budget 2021 Materials

In the Emerging Stronger Together Budget Statement 2021 delivered on 16 February 2021, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat spoke about the measures that the Government will put in place to support businesses through the uncertainties in the global environment while preparing them to seize opportunities in the future. Budget 2021 lays out the Government’s plans to: (i) continue providing relief in the immediate term, as we fight the pandemic; (ii) invest strategically for growth and press on with economic transformation in the medium term; and (iii) lay the groundwork to position Singapore to grow and thrive [...]

By |2021-02-18T15:36:56+08:0017 February 2021|News|0 Comments

Innovate to overcome WSH challenges

Dear Members, Please find enclosed for your reference, the call by the WSH Council for companies to explore innovative solutions to address potential WSH risks at the workplace, which they can submit for the WSH Innovation Awards. Members are encouraged to find innovative ways to address WSH risks.

By |2021-01-27T10:20:03+08:0027 January 2021|News|0 Comments

Chinese New Year (CNY 2021) Storage concession for Local Containers

Dear Members,   1.PSA is once again extending the following concessions to local containers  for vessels arriving during the Chinese New Year (CNY) 2021 period: Waiver of extra movement charge for early acceptance of export containers; First 3 days free storage for export and import laden containers; First 2 days free storage for export and import empty containers. 2.The CNY 2021 qualifying periods for the concessions are as follows: For Import containers, the concession is applicable for vessels  arriving from 10 Feb 0001 hr to 13 Feb 2359 hr. For Export* containers, The concession is applicable for vessels arriving from [...]

By |2021-01-22T14:40:34+08:0022 January 2021|News|0 Comments

Compulsory Antigen Rapid Test at Singapore Land Checkpoints

Dear Members,   With effect from 22 January 9am, the Antigen Rapid Test (ART) will be progressively rolled out for cargo drivers and accompanying personnel entering Singapore at the Singapore Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints.   Tested personnel with a negative result may proceed to enter Singapore. This is in line with the requirement for all travellers to undertake COVID-19 testing on arrival in Singapore to manage the growing risk of imported COVID-19 cases.   Attached is also an infographic illustrating the testing procedures at the respective checkpoints. Press Release Infographic Please disseminate this to your relevant staff.

By |2021-01-22T14:06:35+08:0022 January 2021|News|0 Comments