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What is the Supply Chain Challenge++ ?

Supply Chain Challenge++ (SCC++) is a case competition open to full-time polytechnic and ITE students.

Organised by the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), SCC++ is designed to be a platform for students to experience the logistics industry and try their hands at tackling real-life supply chain issues.

Finalist teams get to be mentored by logistics professionals from a Mentor Partner for a period of five weeks – applying their logistics knowledge to understand a real-life challenge faced by the Mentor Partner and propose a feasible solution.

The SCC++ Industry Track

In addition to the student component of the challenge, this year’s SCC++ will feature an industry track whereby solution providers, such as start-ups and SMEs, will be invited to apply their product to address the real-life challenges. This first-of-its-kind multi-party collaboration seek to accelerate innovation thinking and foster partnership through the use of technology and geospatial sciences.

The Technology Track is supported by GeoWorks in partnership with Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) and InnoSpace+.

For more information on the SCC++ Industry Track, please visit www.GeoWorks.sg/Challenges.

The SCC++ Experience

Lasting from April to July, SCC++ will see various activities that provide opportunities for participants to interact with logistics professionals, hear their stories and find out about the career opportunities available in the industry.

SCC++ Official Launch: 26 April 2019

  • Introduction to mentor companies

Finals: 24 July 2019

  • The finalist teams will showcase their recommendations to the public and a panel of judges, where the champion, first runner-up and the second runner-up will be chosen.

Are You Game For The Challenge?

Co-organiser

Singapore Logistics Association (Co-Organiser)

Established since 1973, the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) aims to represent the Singapore logistics industry and advance professionalism and excellence to promote high standards in industry practices.

Its growing membership of more than 570 business entities today offers a diverse scope of logistics activities spanning international freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution operations, container depot operations, transport services, postal parcels, relocations and move management specialists, as well as other logistics ancillary support services.

As a trade association, SLA seeks to fulfil its objectives in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies and professionals, institutions and academia, industry organisations and partners, government agencies, as well as international organisations and businesses. For more information, please visit www.sla.org.sg

The incorporation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Logistics Academy, in 2010 marked a step forward in SLA’s commitment towards providing quality training and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.

For more information, please visit www.tla.edu.sg

Singapore University of Social Sciences (Co-organiser)

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is one of Singapore’s six autonomous universities and its mission is to provide lifelong education that equips learners to serve society. Home to more than 15,000 students, SUSS provides an applied education that targets both fresh school leavers and adult learners, with a focus on the social sciences. It adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 70 degree programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking SUSS’s undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee loans and study loans. For more information on Singapore University of Social Sciences, please visit www.suss.edu.sg.

Participating Partner

GeoWorks is an industry co-innovation space where the Singapore Land Authority brings together geospatial companies, corporate users and the government, to grow a vibrant geospatial ecosystem through co-creation of solutions and business opportunities.

GeoWorks aims to promote and proliferate the use of geospatial information science and technology to support sectoral digitalisation and to elevate the geospatial industry for Smart Nation. The focus is to help create solutions using location and map-based technologies to enhance business opportunities and productivity, and provide geospatial solutions for the Singapore public and businesses.

GeoWorks will partner with public agencies and industries in conducting thematic challenges and industry events to catalyse innovative solutions and business opportunities.  There will be year-round holistic programmes at GeoWorks to bring in and help groom the geospatial-based start-ups and companies, local and global, into successful ventures. Through this, we aim to cultivate local geospatial start-ups, grow industry expertise, and attract emerging foreign geospatial companies to set foot in Singapore. www.geoworks.sg/challenges

Mentor Partners

Janio Technologies Pte Ltd

Janio Technologies Pte Ltd is a technology enabled logistics solutions provider based in Singapore. Founded in early 2018, Janio Technologies has grown from a team of four founders to over thirty staff within a year, expanding its market coverage to over twelve different international lanes throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Janio Technologies primarily serves e-commerce companies, providing an end-to-end shipping solution for its clients. Within a short span of time, the company has increased its shipping volume from tens to thousands of parcels per day. The company continues to strive towards its long term goal of being a gateway to Southeast Asia for all the world’s e-commerce companies, by developing innovative products and services that simplifies logistics in the region.

Find out more at the company website at: https://www.janio.asia

Sin Chew Woodpaq Pte Ltd

Established since the 1970s, Sin Chew Woodpaq has grown from strength to strength from a small wooden crate manufacturer into a logistics specialist over the years, expanding our capabilities along the way to suit the ever-changing business environment.

Today we are one of the leading providers of project logistics services, building on our key competencies in Customized Wooden Crating, Heavy Machinery Moving and Packing, Heavy Lifting and Transportation, Warehousing and Material Treatment. We have worked across a wide spectrum of industries and through each and every of our projects we uphold our values of Professionalism, Excellence, Service Quality and Focus on Safety.

For more information, please visit our website at www.sin-chew.com.sg.

Shalom International Movers Pte Ltd

In 1982, Shalom Movers was formed to breathe new life into the logistic industry (moving sector), to give peace of mind and to be the name you can trust for moving and storage requirements.

Though with the progress of technology, the moving industry was relatively untouched by it, yet by embracing change and growing with disruptive innovation, the role of Shalom Movers has evolved to encompass other areas of moving, forwarding, shipping, logistics, E-commerce Logistics and much more.

Shalom Movers started from a humble beginning with only one van and one man delivery. Over the span of 37 years, today Shalom Movers houses over 100 mobile assets and more than 100 employees to serve the residential, commercial, international move segments and offers short to long term storage facilities.

For more information, please refer to the website: www.shalom.com.sg

VersaFleet™

VersaFleet is a Transport Management Software-as-a-Service (TMS SaaS) that automates supply chains with route optimisation, electronic Proof-Of-Delivery (ePOD), instant notifications and real-time job-status tracking. Designed for the everyman, VersaFleet powers thousands of transporters worldwide, automating operations one successful delivery at a time.

VersaFleet has been in the market for 7 years and has been automating logistics operations across multiple industry verticals in ASEAN region. Some of our customers include Fortune 500 brands like Philips, Canon, Amazon and Johnson & Johnson.

For more information, please visit https://versafleet.co/

WWW Cargo Pte Ltd

WWW Cargo Pte Lt is a Singapore-based company which was first incorporated locally in 2001.

Over the years, the Company has established a vast network and have successfully become one of the total logistics company in Singapore.

WWW Cargo Pte Ltd serves four main core activities, i.e.;

  1. logistic/courier,
  2. international freight forwarding(both air & sea),
  3. local distribution services/contracts,
  4. transhipment/cross trade shipment arrangement

The company has a compact distribution facility at Kallang Pudding Road however mainly for cargo in transit purposes and a fleet of vans, small & big trucks supporting our (almost)entire operations.

By the end of 2018, we have already established our regular consolidations from Europe, especially Italy to Singapore (both air & sea freight). Besides, there are already numerous local distribution services/contracts signed between our company & clientele including those in the pharmaceutical industry, oil & gas (spares in transit), food & beverage (equipment), etc. Currently, our company remain as an SME in order to support both our demanding industry and the ever rising cost of operations.

WWW Cargo will continue to strive for more of our main core business as we move towards this ever competitive but essential logistics industry. However, being in business for 18 years, instead of simply having ever expanding theory, we have elaborately stressed the importance of providing up to par customer services & progressive retraining and the policy of retaining long term staffs.

For more information, please refer to the website : www.wwwcargo.com or www.triple-w.biz.

Yang Kee Logistics Pte Ltd

Established in 1990 and with its headquarters in Singapore, Yang Kee Logistics was founded with only a fleet of two trucks as a trucking company, and is today, an end-to-end global supply chain logistics partner with a global presence in 11 countries.

As our customers’ needs evolve with times, so have our services and infrastructure. We also invest in many state-of-the-art facilities, taking into consideration the size and complexity of our clients’ logistics needs. Today, with over 4 million square feet of logistics facilities globally, we are one of the top logistics and warehousing companies in Singapore. Yang Kee provides services such as international freight forwarding, warehouse management, dangerous goods storage, as well as trucking and distribution and specialised project logistics for our customers. Steering our company is a global team of over 1250 Yang Kee network and employees, equipped with in-depth expertise and experience in a wide range of industries, including the chemical, consumer and retail, oil & gas, industrial, food and healthcare logistics industries.

For more information, please refer to the website : www.yangkee.com