SCALA Newsletter Issue 4

SCALA Newsletter Issue 4

Dear Reader,

Welcome to the 4th issue of SCALA’s eNewsletter! For this issue of SCALA’s newsletter, we will be covering another module from our Supply Chain Professional Conversion Programme. As thanks for the strong support over the years, we are also proud to unveil the first wave of SCALA rewards for our trainees, alumni and employers. Finally, SCALA will be starting a referral programme for employers to refer SCALA’s services and programmes to partners and friends.
We hope you enjoy the October issue of our Newsletter!



SCPCP Module Introduction #2: Supply Chain Solutioning

A recurring feature series introducing the modules in our curriculum 


SCALA initiatives and referral programmes

Thanking all partners for their support


Southeast Asia is seeing a new kind of logistics surge as start-ups apply new technology to old problems

Venture capitalists in Southeast Asia seem to have a lot to say about the implications Grab and GoJek have for the logistics space.

An article by South China Morning Post


Cold Chain Logistics: Powering Asia’s Biopharma Boom

Reliable cold chain services are crucial for effectively deploying biopharma across the region

An article by Karen Reddington, Regional President, FedEx Express


Logistics Firm YCH Group, UAV provider AeroLion Technologies to expand drone use in warehouses

Home-grown logistics company YCH Group has joined hands with unmanned aerial vehicle firm AeroLion Technologies to expand the use of drones in warehouses in the region.

An article by The Straits Times

123f12511.PNG unveils 5G smart logistics site

Located in Beijing, the Chinese e-commerce giant says its 5G-powered logistics park will enhance site operations such as real-time monitoring of routes for forklifts and sending out alerts when there is an anomaly.

An article by


The road to green freight in Southeast Asia

With Asia slated to account for more than half of the world’s surface freight demand by 2050, governments, companies and organisations are increasingly looking for ways to make road freight fleets and supply chain transportation sustainable.

An article by Ecobusiness


Western Singapore set to become test bed for self-driving vehicles

All of western Singapore will become a test bed for self-driving vehicles as the move towards autonomous mobility goes into overdrive.

An article by The Straits Times


Logistics leaders suggest quickest routes for decarbonizing shipping

Globally, freight makes up about 15 percent of global energy demand, according to the green business advocacy group BSR. 

An article by Hellenic Shipping News


Secret Logistics Summit Held in Silicon Valley

The Alphabet Advanced Logistics Summit, attended by UPS, FedEx, Walmart and others, discussed potential investments and strategies in the sector.

An article by MH&L


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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