The Logistics AcademyHistory & Milestones

The Logistics Academy Pte Ltd was incorporated on 25 February 2010 to enhance professionalism, skills and knowledge of supply chains and logistics

The Logistics Academy Pte Ltd was incorporated on 25 February 2010 to enhance professionalism, skills and knowledge of supply chains and logistics

Changed name to Singapore Logistics Association

Changed name to Singapore Logistics Association

Changed course syllabus to keep in tandem with the dynamic industry by introducing Specialist Training Programmes.

Changed course syllabus to keep in tandem with the dynamic industry by introducing Specialist Training Programmes: Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management,Certificate / Diploma in Integrated Logistics Management,Certificate / Diploma in International Freight Management,Certificate / Diploma in Distribution Centre Management

National Skills Recognition Systems (NSRS) : SLA became lead organization for NSRS in the logistics industry and chairs the Industry Skills Standard Committee (Logistics Industry).

National Skills Recognition Systems (NSRS) : SLA became lead organization for NSRS in the logistics industry and chairs the Industry Skills Standard Committee (Logistics Industry).

ITE/SLA Traineeship Programme - Certificate in Business Studies (Logistics) : The programme was launched as the Higher NITEC in Integrated Logistics Management course by ITE.

ITE/SLA Traineeship Programme - Certificate in Business Studies (Logistics) : The programme was launched as the Higher NITEC in Integrated Logistics Management course by ITE.

Strategic Manpower Conversion Programme (SMCP) for Logistics : SLA was appointed as Facilitator.

Strategic Manpower Conversion Programme (SMCP) for Logistics : SLA was appointed as Facilitator.

The Practitioner's Definitive Guides series : SLA sets industry practices through publication of Airfreight Forwarding, Seafreight Forwarding and Multimodal Transport.

The Practitioner's Definitive Guides series : SLA sets industry practices through publication of Airfreight Forwarding, Seafreight Forwarding and Multimodal Transport.

In-house training programmes : SLA developed and conducted for established organisations.

In-house training programmes : SLA developed and conducted for established organisations namely AEX Shipping, Keppel Logistics, SABIC Innovative Plastics , SDV Logistics, Singapore Airlines Cargo, Singapore Customs, Singapore Police Force, Toyota Tsusho, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and NTUC

Local Enterprise & Association Development (LEAD) Programme : SLA was awarded LEAD programme.

Local Enterprise & Association Development (LEAD) Programme : SLA was awarded LEAD programme. The training initiatives included On-Line Learning Platform, Supply Chain & Logistics Degree Course,Scholarships to Groom & Retain Talents,SLA Training Institute,Supply Chain Security Practices,Adoption of Best Practices

SLA chaired FIATA ABVT represented by Mr Thomas Sim.

SLA chaired FIATA ABVT represented by Mr Thomas Sim.

FIATA ABVT adopted the minimum standards for the Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management proposed by SLA.

FIATA ABVT adopted the minimum standards for the Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management proposed by SLA.

AFFA Working Group for Education and Training was headed by SLA, Mr Thomas Sim.

AFFA Working Group for Education and Training was headed by SLA, Mr Thomas Sim.

Diploma in International Freight Management was adopted as the AFFA Diploma

Diploma in International Freight Management was adopted as the AFFA Diploma

Memorandum of Understanding were signed with international organizations.

Memorandum of Understanding were signed with international organizations namely: Mongolian Logistics Association, Canadian Freight Forwarders Association, UAE National Association of Freight & Logistics, Supply Chain Logistics Association of Australia - Victoria and Queensland, Taiwan International Logistics Association.

SLA conducted training for international bodies.

SLA conducted training for international bodies namely China International Freight Forwarders Association, Myanmar International Freight Forwarders Association and Taiwan International Logistics Association.

SFFA was invited to help develop vocational training programmes of FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations) and UN ESCAP.

SFFA was invited to help develop vocational training programmes of FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations) and UN ESCAP.

SFFA represented by Mr Stanley Lim as a member of the FIATA Advisory Vocational Training (ABVT), contributed to the setting of training requirements internationally.

SFFA represented by Mr Stanley Lim as a member of the FIATA Advisory Vocational Training (ABVT), contributed to the setting of training requirements internationally.

SFFA became the focal point for education and training of AFFA (ASEAN Federation of Forwarders Associations).

SFFA became the focal point for education and training of AFFA (ASEAN Federation of Forwarders Associations).

SFFA Diploma in Freight Forwarding successfully validated by FIATA.

SFFA Diploma in Freight Forwarding successfully validated by FIATA.

SFFA Diploma graduates qualified for the FIATA Diploma of Competence in Freight Forwarding (By Vocational Training and Examination).

SFFA Diploma graduates qualified for the FIATA Diploma of Competence in Freight Forwarding (By Vocational Training and Examination).

Certificate in Business Studies (Logistics), an apprenticeship programme, was jointly developed by SFFA and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE).

Certificate in Business Studies (Logistics), an apprenticeship programme, was jointly developed by SFFA and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE).

Memorandum of Understanding was signed with Temasek Business School.

Memorandum of Understanding was signed with Temasek Business School.

SFFA was certified as an Approved Training Centre by the ITE.

SFFA was certified as an Approved Training Centre by the ITE.

SFFA Diploma graduates gained admission as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute of Transport (AMCIT).

SFFA Diploma graduates gained admission as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute of Transport (AMCIT).

Manuals to be written specifically for personnel in the industry.

Manuals to be written specifically for personnel in the industry.

Lecturers to be recruited from within the ranks to ensure that training was relevant.

Lecturers to be recruited from within the ranks to ensure that training was relevant.

UN ESCAP and UNCTAD Trainmar Resource Centre helped document first training manuals.

UN ESCAP and UNCTAD Trainmar Resource Centre helped document first training manuals.

Skills Development Fund provided grants to participants.

Skills Development Fund provided grants to participants.

National Productivity Board & Singapore Port Institute facilitated training course administration.

National Productivity Board & Singapore Port Institute facilitated training course administration.

SFFA Diploma was awarded in 1991.

SFFA Diploma was awarded in 1991.