SCALA Newsletter Issue 6

SCALA Newsletter Issue 6

Dear Reader,

Welcome to the 6th SCALA’s eNewsletter! This is also the final eNewsletter for the year 2019.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our employers, partners and trainees a very happy and successful 2020!

We hope you enjoy the December issue of our Newsletter!



SCPCP Module Introduction #3: Innovation Management

A recurring feature series introducing the modules in our curriculum 


LPCP Module Introduction #3: Logistics Operations Research and Planning

Double feature for the final month of 2019


How being ‘late’ to e-commerce gave Singapore’s Shopee an edge

 For an e-commerce platform under four years old, Shopee has done pretty well for itself.

An article by Today

Betting big on technification in South-east Asia

THERE has never been a better time than now to be a tech investor in South-east Asia. 

An article by The Business Times

Maersk’s South Asia Director: “Lowering Logistics Costs a Key for 2020”

The escalating trade restrictions led to reduced bilateral trade between the United States of America and China, the two major manufacturing economies, resulting in shifts in the trade structures, with some sourcing moving away from China to South East Asian countries.

An article by Hellenic Shipping News

German trip opens doors for local logistics start-ups

Six start-ups in the logistics sector took part in a business mission to Germany earlier this month to better understand digital connectivity and other initiatives in the country.

An article by The Straits Times

Vietnam is SEA’s third most active tech ecosystem

For a country beset by high transportation costs owing to a highly fragmented logistics market and heavy traffic, LOGIVAN – dubbed the Uber for trucks – addresses Vietnam’s inefficiencies in logistics, an industry estimated to be worth almost a quarter of its national GDP.

An article by ASEAN Economist


PCP Registration: Register an employee for the Logistics PCP or Supply Chain PCP. All applications are subject to WSG approval.

SCALA-IN: View hiring profiles of individuals who can make an impact in your business.

Job Postings: Submit your open job postings to SCALA's closed job portal which is only available to qualified candidates.

Drone Takeoff

New Logistics Professional Conversion Programme

Next intake: 1st October
Contact to enroll an employee.


Supply Chain Professional Conversion Programme

Next intake: 1st November
Contact to reserve a spot!


Redeployment Professional Conversion Programme

A new programme to help companies reskill and retrain employees

Contact for more information!


Supply Chain & Logistics Executive Workshop

SCALA runs an executive workshop for jobseekers looking to make the leap into the logistics industry.

Check out our individuals page at the top for more info.

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