SCALA Newsletter Issue 8

Dear Reader,

For the February issue of SCALA’s eNewsletter, we are proud to present two SCALA graduates who were featured in the media. They are valued SCALAians from the SCALA Professional Conversion Programme who made the successful transition from their previous industry to the logistics sector.

Congratulations to Jeff and Kenneth on their successful transition!



SCPCP Module Introduction #5: Data Analysis

A recurring feature series introducing the modules in our curriculum 

LPCP Module Introduction #5: Warehouse Inventory Control & Audit

Continuing with our double feature!


Frontline: Retrenched at 43-years-old, how did he overcome frustration and start again? (Mandarin)

A video interview by Channel 8 (Singapore)

Singapore 2020 Budget: He made the switch from pharmaceuticals to logistics

Mr Kenneth Lee, 56, used to be a senior production technician in the pharmaceutical sector, operating and maintaining equipment and doing line clearance. Last year, he decided to look for new opportunities in logistics, but had to pick up new skills to make the switch.

An article by The Straits Times

At Uniqlo, sustainability is in its jeans

Staking a claim in the competitive retail industry is not as simple as attractive price points anymore, says its CEO for Singapore and Malaysia

An article by The Business Times

Supply Chain Challenge: A $100 Billion Plastic Waste

“About 8 million tons of plastics are going into the ocean annually,” he said in an interview. “That’s valuable for entrepreneurs,” said Jon Penrice, Asia-Pacific president of Dow Chemical Co.

An article by Material Handing & Logistics News

Commentary: COVID-19 could redefine Singapore’s place in the global economy

COVID-19 may bring challenging economic times to Singapore but its more pervasive, lasting effects will accelerate shifts in the economic landscape that require adjustments by the country, says Alex Capri.

An article by Channel News Asia

19 work pass holders, employers punished for flouting COVID-19 Leave of Absence requirements

A total of 19 work pass holders and employers were punished for flouting the Ministry of Manpower’s Leave of Absence (LOA) requirements in place for the COVID-19 outbreak.

An article by Channel News Asia


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: 15th March
Contact to enroll an employee.


Supply Chain Professional Conversion Programme

Next intake: 1st March
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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