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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

Advisory on COVID-19 Precautions for Businesses Receiving Deliveries

Dear Members, We hope you had a pleasant start to 2021. As we enter 2021, we have seen new waves of COVID-19 globally, including in our neighbouring countries in Asia. The COVID-19 situation globally remains unpredictable and we must remain ready to respond decisively towards any disruptions to our operating environment and supply chains. The government is encouraging companies to continue with their efforts to develop, refine and review their BCP and supply chain resilience plans. The Singapore government will also continue to support our companies by: Remaining committed to keeping our supply chains moving, our businesses open and [...]

By |2021-01-13T15:06:35+08:0013 January 2021|News|0 Comments

Calling for Industry Island wide Safety Time-Out (STO)

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 [...]

By |2020-12-15T10:05:29+08:0011 December 2020|News|0 Comments

77 Organisations Recognised for Workplace Safety and Health Excellence

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 [...]

By |2020-11-17T17:20:20+08:001 November 2020|News|0 Comments

Enhanced Measures to Support Growing Businesses

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.

By |2020-10-16T10:52:48+08:0016 October 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

Thank you for joining us at the Geospatial Week

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/!

By |2020-09-18T15:40:28+08:0018 September 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

Singapore Geospatial Week+ 2020 on 7-18 September 2020

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 [...]

By |2020-09-08T09:15:22+08:004 September 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

Additional COVID-19 support measures for businesses and workers

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.

By |2020-08-17T17:57:54+08:0017 August 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

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! 

By |2020-08-18T15:28:10+08:0015 August 2020|News|0 Comments