Supply chain incubator aims for S$50m in new ventures in 18 months

The start-up incubator at Supply Chain City is currently home to 27 partners specialising in supply chain and logistics innovation solutions. Photo: Supply Chain Asia
SINGAPORE — The Supply Chain and Logistics Innovation Playground, a start-up incubator for logistics solutions, was launched yesterday by Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State (Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of National Development).

Singapore well-positioned to make gains in game-changing Belt and Road: Shanmugam

SINGAPORE – Having recognised early on the benefits of China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, Singapore has actively supported it and is well-positioned to make gains from it, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam said in a lecture on Monday (Aug 28) morning.

Singapore’s competitive advantage lies partly in the fact that it is well-governed, upholds the rule of law, has a highly educated population and is a respected financial centre and port, he said.

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect. From increased affordability and efficiency of the transportation management system (TMS) to the application of Bluetooth technology for superior tracking of product movements, 2016 will be the year in which technology becomes an integral, if not the exclusive, part of the shipping process.