• 12
    Oct

    Logistics start-up Lalamove raises $136m to boost growth

    The Straits Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    The logistics start-up Lalamove that operates here and across the region has raised US$100 million (S$136 million) in its latest funding round. The round was led by ShunWei Capital, with participation from several previous investors, including Xiang… More

  • 23
    Sep

    Advanced robotics at YCH's new facility

    The Straits Times

    Singapore logistics player YCH has given the fast-growing sector a big boost by unveiling what is said to be the region's largest and tallest automated storage retrieval system in Jurong West. Its top-of-the-range Supply Chain City facility, launched… More

  • 02
    Sep

    Self-storage firm Beam, cashes in on vacant industrial space

    The Business Times by LEE MEIXIAN

    Singapore THE oversupply of industrial space in the market bodes well for Beam Space, says Anna Chew, CEO of the one-year-old warehousing and logistics startup, in a recent interview with The Business Times. The "storage concierge" company - an integrated… More

  • 31
    Aug

    Govt allots $2.8m to boost supply chain and logistics

    The Straits Times by RACHAEL BOON

    Government agencies Spring Singapore and Workforce Singapore (WSG) have put aside $2.8 million to groom the next generation of start-ups in supply chain and logistics and develop capabilities in small and medium-sized enterprises . The initiative will… More

  • 28
    Aug

    Pilotless planes can save industry $48b: UBS

    The Straits Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    Driverless cars, move over. The next big thing in transport might be pilotless planes, though nervous passengers will need some reassurance first. An investment research report out earlier this month estimated the move could save the industry as much… More

  • 22
    Aug

    Air cargo growth shows signs of peaking

    The Business Times by NISHA RAMCHANDANI

    Singapore THE air freight market has rebounded in tandem with improvements in global trade, but signs that growth has peaked have emerged. In the first half of this year, cargo demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), expanded by 10.4 per… More

  • 29
    Jun

    How Changi Airport got to where it is today

    The Business Times by LIEW MUN LEONG

    IN March this year, Changi Airport clocked a record of handling one billion passenger movements since it started operations in 1981; we expect to handle 60 million passengers this year. This, by any standard, is a sterling record because the numbers… More

  • 16
    Jun

    Ascendas-Singbridge joins Firstspace to target India's industrial, logistics sector

    The Business Times by JUDITH TAN

    Singapore ASCENDAS-SINGBRIDGE Group and Indian industrial real estate specialist Firstspace Realty are working hand in hand to build logistics and industrial facilities in major warehousing and manufacturing hubs across India. The joint venture Ascendas-Firstspace… More

  • 06
    Jun

    Global aviation headed for better profits despite cost pressures

    The Business Times by NISHA RAMCHANDANI

    Cancun, Mexico EVEN with cost pressures on the rise, the world's airlines are now expected to post better profits this year, buoyed by robust demand in the passenger and cargo sectors. In its latest estimates on Monday, the International Air Transport… More

  • 18
    May

    Lazada moves warehouse to SingPost logistics hub

    The Straits Times by LEE XIN EN

    Online shopping platform Lazada Singapore has moved its warehouse operations to the SingPost Regional eCommerce Logistics Hub in Tampines in a bid to streamline its e-commerce and logistics efforts. The move also signals Chinese tech titan Alibaba's… More