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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

Internship for ITE College Central Maritime Business 2020

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 [...]

By |2020-08-12T16:48:03+08:0012 August 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

National Day 2020

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/  

By |2020-08-06T23:21:12+08:006 August 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

Trade and Connectivity Challenge 2020

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 [...]

By |2020-07-23T11:05:21+08:0023 July 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

A Very Special Walk/Challenge 2020 organized by Autism Resource Centre (Singapore)

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 [...]

By |2020-07-20T16:09:15+08:0020 July 2020|Events, News|0 Comments