The Association actively engaged in more than 77 local and international industry discussions and dialogues focused on digitalisation, automation, cybersecurity, workplace safety, sustainability, and industry trends and outlooks.
The Association established 6 Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with strategic partners, resulting in the creation of synergistic values for companies in various domains such as human capital development, digitalisation and innovation, workplace safety, and sustainability. Among these partnerships, one notable collaboration was formed with the Singapore Institution of Safety Officers (SISO) to explore joint initiatives and projects focused on training and innovation. The aim of this partnership is to enhance safety awareness and standards in workplace safety and health for SLA members.
The 10th Anniversary edition of the 2022 Supply Chain Challenge++ (SCC++) was virtually launched on 28 April 2022 through a collaboration between Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and Singapore Logistics Association (SLA). SCC++ aims to equip students with knowledge of current logistics sustainability trends and allows them to collaborate with mentor companies to develop practical and innovative solutions.
The Logistics Academy received a total of 40 new applications, and 281 training placements were secured for the three Specialist Training Programmes: Digital Supply Chain (DSC), Integrated Logistics Management (ILM), and International Freight Management (IFM). Notably, the FIATA Logistics Institute (FLI) announced that the Advanced Diploma in Digital Supply Chain successfully underwent re-validation, ensuring its accreditation for another four years.
The Association organised over 30 SLA initiatives and events, outreach, masterclasses and forums on digitalization, cybercrime, workplace safety, industry trends and outlook that benefitted over 900 companies.
The Association forged 8 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with strategic partners that were able to create synergistic values for companies in the areas of human capital development, digitalisation and innovation, and sustainability in the near future. This included partnerships with Yellow Ribbon Singapore (YRSG) to build a more inclusive Singapore for the logistics sector by implementing industry relevant logistics training courses and facilitating employment opportunities for ex-offenders.
The Association management office successfully placed over 420 young talents from various Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) with over 50 Singapore logistics companies under the Global Ready Talent Programme (GRT).
The Logistics Academy launched and conducted the new Advanced Diploma In Digital Supply Chain aim to prepare talents today to be relevant with fundamental concepts and be equipped with essential future ready skills in this evolving supply chain industry that is driven by emerging trends in digitalization.
Events, outreach, masterclasses and forums on digitalization and technology organized and supported by the Association reached 381 companies. Of these, the management team facilitated 26 companies to adopt, trial or pilot various technology and solutions.
The Association organized numerous capabilities building programmes, 1-to-1 business advisory and participated in workforce studies which benefitted 212 companies. The management team also facilitated 60 manpower matching and enterprise capability upgrading.
The Association management office successfully embarked on a RPA project. With sponsorship from Gleematic, a bot was built to work on the annual membership renewal.
The Logistics Academy conducted the entire 14 diploma modules under 2 Specialist Training Programmes online, including all exams.
Jointly organized by the Logistics Alliance, with support by Enterprise Singapore, the Logistics Fair 2019 attracted more than 1,200 participants.
Attended by more than 300 senior management and WSH personnel, SLA and WSH Council jointly organized a WSH Forum themed "Driving WSH Excellence through Innovation and Technology".
Launched by Enterprise Singapore (ESG), on 10 October 2019, the Global Ready Talent (GRT) Programme aims to build a pipeline of global-ready talent for Singapore enterprises through exposing more Singaporeans to internships and overseas work opportunities. SLA is appointed by ESG as one of the programme partners for GRT - Local and Overseas internships.
SLA, Singapore Business Federation, IMDA and A*STAR jointly organised 2 Logistics Digital Forums in January and July 2019. To support member-companies in their transformation journeys, both well-received events pulled together a full range of opportunities to help them go digital. There was also a showcase of ready-to-go technology solutions curated by IMDA and A*STAR, as well as clinics for enterprises on a 1-to-1 consultations with the SME Digital Tech Hub Consultants.
The Internationalisation, Multimodal Transport and E-Fulfilment committees are newly established.
On 03 October 2018, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry - Dr Koh Poh Koon made an announcement on a joint 3-year industry-led roadmap developed by SLA to focus on initiatives for the logistics industry.
Working closely with Enterprise Singapore and with the support of Republic Polytechnic's Centre of Innovation for Supply Chain Management, SLA embarked on the Joint LEAD (Local Enterprise & Association Development Programme) with the Logistics Alliance partners namely Container Depot & Logistics Association (Singapore), SAAA@Singapore and Singapore Transport Association.
System development of "hive" - Highly Interconnected and Vibrant eTrade was completed by the end of 2018 and 11 Logistics / Freight / Transport Associations from ASEAN and major trading countries are connected to the platform.
SLA was conferred the NS Mark (Gold) accreditation and National Service (NS) Advocate Award (Organisations) award.
SLA signed a MOU with GeTS Asia Pte Ltd on 09 May 2017 to develop a highly interconnected & vibrant e-trade - hive to facilitate and advance ASEAN trade by bringing the members of ASEAN Federation of Forwarders Associations and other players in the trade and logistics industry together.
SPRING Singapore, SLA, CDAS, STA, SAAA@Singapore and COI-SCM signed a MOU on 24 July 2017 to jointly develop and roll out projects to enhance the capabilities and competitiveness of the industry.
SLA has been appointed Programme Manager for the Attach & Train (AnT) Programme. Its training arm, The Logistics Academy (TLA) too is appointed a Training Provider for AnT.
Championed and coordinated the successful inauguration of the WSH Innovation Awards 2016 for Logistics and Transport Sector.
Completed the SLA LEAD 2 Programme.
Launched the Logistics Industry Career Guide Book with the theme "Let the World be Your Limit".
Renamed the e-Logistics/ Technology Committee to Innovation & Collaborative Technology Committee
Launched The Logistics Academy's own website TLA.EDU.SG on 23 September 2015 to facilitate a community of network amongst lecturers and participants.
Organized the forth series of Supply Chain Challenge launched on 06 May 2015 which concluded on 27 July 2015.
Upgraded the Membership Management System 2.0.
Revised the SLA Constitution with effect from 30 October 2015.
Held the Young Logistics Professional 2014 forum in conjunction with the launch of Supply Chain Challenge 2014.
Held the seminar on "Reviewing and Enhancing Productivity of our Companies using the SPRING Singapore's IMPACT Framework" on 15 May prior to the SLA Annual General Meeting.
Hosted the FIATA Singapore 2013 for the second time with the theme - "Springboard to Asia, Connecting the World" from 15 to 19 October at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Launched the Inaugural Young Logistics Professionals forum on 14 October as part of SLA's continuous efforts to promote logistics as a career of choice amongst students.
Renewed MOU with SIM University on 14 October to seal another five years of fruitful collaboration.
Unveiled the publication, "Managing Logistics & Supply Chains Challenges: Singapore Insights and Perspectives," jointly put together by SLA and SIM University with contributions from 38 industry professionals and academics.
Signed an Agreement with MACS Insurance Brokers on 18 May to roll out a Transportation Liability Insurance Scheme that cover and protect members in their role as transport specialists.
The Council of Private Education granted TLA a 4-year Private Education Institute license till 23 February 2016.
Launched the third SLA LEAD publication, "The Practitioner's Definitive Guide : Process-Driven Warehouse Operations" on 18 April.
The SLA LEAD Programme successfully completed on 30 September.
Celebrate the men and women who make everything possible with a commemorative event, "A Moving Tribute" on 11 March.
Commissioned Channel News Asia to produce a four-episode documentary on Singapore logistics capability, "A Moving Story", which was broadcast from 15 February to 10 March.
Unveiled the Singapore Logistics Career Portal and online Logistics Capability Diagnosis Tool at the 36th Annual General Meeting on 25 May.
Incorporated The Logistics Academy Pte Ltd (TLA) in compliance with the Private Education Act under the aegis of SLA on 25 February.
Inaugurated a training programme under the Workforce Skills Qualifications, "Applying Teamwork in the Workplace" on 15-16 June.
Signed MOU with NTUC LearningHub on 6 May to prepare, launch and operate public vocational training and continuous education services for the general public and corporate clients.
Signed MOU with UniSIM on 28 October to collaborate in developing the Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Programme.
Celebrated 35th Anniversary with a Gala Dinner on 25 October.
Announce SLA Scholarship to groom and retain logistics talents on 16 September.
SLA Training Centre set up at SPRING Singapore Building #04-02 and launched on 25 August.