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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++ 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: 27 April 2021

  • Introduction to mentor companies

Livestreaming details:

  • SCC++ Rules & Regulations
  • Introduction to mentor companies
  • Business Cases
  • Q&A

Finals: 23 July 2021

  • 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.

Organiser

Singapore Logistics Association

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 600 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 thttp://www.tla.edu.sg/raining and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.

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

Global Ready Talent Programme (GRT)

Launched by Enterprise Singapore (ESG), Global Ready Talent Programme (GRT) aims to build a pipeline of global-ready talent for Singapore enterprises through exposing more Singaporeans to internships and overseas work opportunities. SLA has been appointed by ESG as one of the programme partners for GRT (Internships) to evaluate and qualify promising Singapore enterprises to come on-board the programme.

GRT comprises of two key components :

(i)  Local and Overseas Internships

(ii)  Management Associate Programme

Eligibility Criteria

  • Incorporated in Singapore and with minimum 30% local shareholding
  • Be in a financially viable position to start and complete the internship
  • Possess sound Human Resource processes and be committed towards talent development
  • (For enterprises offering overseas internships) Have existing overseas operations, positive business outlook and strong growth plans

Commitments by Enterprise :

  • To offer interns the minimum monthly allowance (before funding) of:
    • $800 to ITE and Polytechnic students
    • $1,000 to University students
  • Provide a mentor and a structured internship job scope
  • Overseas internships should allow the intern to gain regional market knowledge

Funding support from ESG :

  • Up to 70% funding support on monthly stipend
  • Additional funding for students on overseas internships – monthly subsistence allowance and lump sum travel allowance

To join GRT :

For more details, please visit https://sla.zohobackstage.com/GlobalReadyTalentProgramme

Co-organiser

Singapore University of Social Sciences

SUSS is a university with a rich heritage in inspiring lifelong education and transforming society through social sciences. We develop work-ready graduates and work-adaptive alumni to their fullest potential through our 3H’s education philosophy – ‘Head’ for professional competency with applied knowledge, ‘Heart’ for social awareness of the needs of the society, and ‘Habit’ for passion towards lifelong learning.

We offer over 80 undergraduate and graduate programmes, available in full- and part-time study modes which are flexible, modular and inter-disciplinary, catering to both fresh school leavers and adult learners. SUSS also offers a broad range of continuing education and training modular courses for the professional skills upgrading of Singapore’s workforce.

Our programmes and courses are offered by our five schools:

  • S R Nathan School of Human Development
  • School of Business
  • School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Science and Technology

To date, over 38,000 graduates have experienced our unique brand of education, and each year, about 15,000 students are pursuing their full- and part-time studies with us.

The Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), as part of SUSS, leads in the field of research on adult learning to build capabilities of the training and adult education sector in Singapore and beyond.

For more information on SUSS, please visit www.suss.edu.sg.

Participating Partner

GeoWorks

GeoWorks is Singapore’s geospatial industry centre, operated by the Singapore Land Authority, that brings geospatial companies, business enterprises and the government together, in order to expand business opportunities and grow a vibrant geospatial ecosystem.

GeoWorks aims to promote and proliferate the use of geospatial information and technology to support sectoral digitalisation and to elevate the geospatial industry for Smart Cities. 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.

For more details of GeoWorks, please visit www.geoworks.sg.

Sponsor

Keppel Logistics

Headquartered in Singapore, Keppel Logistics is one of the country’s founding supply chain & logistics service providers with nearly 50 years of experience. With UrbanFox as our B2B2C logistics enabler subsidiary, Keppel Logistics provides a suite of integrated end-to-end omnichannel logistics and channel management solutions. We empower brands to strength their presence in Southeast Asia and drive sales through online and offline channels.

Find out more at the company website at: www.keppellog.com

BYD

BYD Electric Forklifts are powered by the revolutionary Lithium Iron-Phosphate Battery, a cutting-edge technology that is set to be the next wave in the material-handling equipment industry. The forklifts are designed to drive operational efficiency that will enable cost savings while offering a zero pollution and zero emission solution.

BYD Lithium Iron-Phosphate Batteries are stable and do not require any cooling, hence reducing the risk of battery overheating and explosion. The batteries undergo stringent tests which include vibration, shock, fire, submersion, and collisions at different speeds. The batteries also adhere to strict international safety standards such as UL 1642 (lithium ion batteries), UL 2580 (batteries for use in electric vehicles), and UN 38.3 (transport of dangerous goods).

Find out more at the company website at: sg.byd.com

Mentor Partners

CK Shipping

Established in 2001, CK Shipping is a fully integrated logistics company with diverse specialised divisions in Aerospace, Air Freight, Sea Freight, Exhibition, Relocation, Cotton & Warehouse Supply Chain.  HQ in Singapore with 15 offices in Asia Pacific region, the company has vast experience & capability to customize to customers’ unique needs in these regions.

Its dedicated Aerospace Logistics Hub Building has an airconditioned warehouse cum workshop space with certified overhead cranes as well as a humidity control warehouse storage space supported with electrical forklifts & reach trucks. The premise is installed with security cameras and 24/7/365 security officers by Certis Cisco. Its own transport fleet is committed to fulfil total logistic supply chain for the aerospace and aviation industry. 

Find out more at the company website at: www.ck-shipping.com

Germaxco Shipping Agencies Pte Ltd

Established in 1993 as a freight forwarding company, Germaxco has transformed into a reputable multi-disciplinary logistics provider. The company supports businesses and trade through global air, sea freight, land transportation and supply chain management in diverse industries such as chemicals, retail, food & beverage and project cargo. With headquarters in Singapore, country office in Thailand and well-connected agents across the globe, its mission is to provide customised logistics solutions in “High Touch, High Technology” approach efficiently, economically and globally.

The company’s commitment stands firm in meeting its customers’ logistics and supply chain needs while its businesses capitalise on new growth opportunities. Its High Touch approach in customer experience is enabled by its great resource – its people who are innovative, experienced problem-solvers. From customising freight and logistics to handling warehousing, local distribution and customs brokerage, its customers can count on Germaxco.

Its passion in technology fuels its renewed vision to bring cargo transportation to anyone, anywhere and on any device. As Germaxco adapts and grows with changing landscapes, it maintains customer-centric as its core value – to understand and fulfil its customers’ total needs.

For more information, please visit our website at www.germaxco.com.sg

Global Airfreight International Pte Ltd

Established since early 1970, The Global Group of companies has a history of dedicated team with the talented expertise to move cargoes. Global Airfreight Singapore is the HQ of the Global Group which comprises its regional offices in Asia.

Its mission is “In pursuit of Customer Delight, we always provide Reliable Quality Service.” Its team focuses on delivering solutions with Quality Service. Talented people are its core at Global, and the team works with integrity, reliability to develop a shared understanding and trust between its customers and Global. 

Global specialises on Cool Chain and Temperature Control for pharmaceutical transport. The team develops custom ambient temperature profiles specific to its customer’s product distribution. For Project Cargo, Global manages the shipping of large out of gauge pieces such as pipe, steel, machinery and oil field equipment. In the field of Aviation, its transportation system specialised to move aviation parts, engines and even entire helicopters. Cross-border trucking can be both cost and time-efficient with Global because it understands the business. It uses a hub-and-spoke network to ensure maximum efficiency and reliability while managing its trucks and drivers for better flexibility and control.

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

Jacobson Global Logistics (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Jacobson Global Logistics (JGL) was established in 1994 with corporate headquarters in Singapore. Its organisation is helmed by a team of industry veterans, each having extensive experience and knowledge over a wide range of shipping, logistics and freight forwarding capabilities. Over the years, JGL has till date expanded into 12 offices across Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, each headed by expatriated manager selected from among the Singapore management team. This is to ensure that reliability, quality and service excellence is never compromised. 

JGL provides a wide range of end-to-end air and ocean freight services, warehousing, local and international distribution and value added up stream supply chain services. With its customer-centric approach, JGL places top priority to listening and providing its customers with solutions to their supply chain. JGL prides themselves as ‘Solution Provider’ – not stopping at just providing solution. Service excellence is where the team strives and works towards. JGL constantly looks into service improvement, innovation, productivity and cost-effective solutions so as to enable them to better serve the needs of our customers. To meet this objective, management lead emphasis on development and investment in the area of Info-Com and Technology (ICT) is on-going as JGL seeks to serve its customers with speed and of higher quality of services.

Driven by a culture of service excellence, JGL tagline is “We deliver it like our own”. To this end, JGL takes ownership and see themselves as part of customer supply chain. Ever ready to be of service, proactively partnering our customers in their shipping, logistics and supply chain.

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

Masindo Logistic Pte Ltd

Established in Singapore in Year 2003, Masindo Logistic Pte Ltd has intimate knowledge of ist industry, it provides inclusive transport service and technical services to large number of clients. Masindo is a logistics solutions provider that seeks to create an ever-growing world with flourishing connections powered by logistics.

Masindo supports its customers in every step of the supply chain, from consulting, concept developing, cost comparison method, project planning to the realization of all mutual set goals. Many of such complex logistics concepts have already been implemented in the past. These include the management of a consignment warehouse, final ware processing, complete dispatch area processing with a direct link to production and high-bay storage. All goods are commissioned for dispatch and are delivered dead on time. Masindo takes over many tasks that are normally the core competence of its client.

This kind of execution improves all business processes, increases productivity and quality, facilitates administration, and reduces costs. All in all, Masindo customer´s competitive ability is significantly raised. Masindo is in the business of connecting and mobilising growth. Wherever customers are, its comprehensive and reliable services keep them moving and informed for a peace of mind. Masindo knows that nothing happens when growth stops so it invests in both hardware and software of the company. Masindo is committed to growing relationships in and out of the company and mobilising everyone towards growth.

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