LOGISTICS SECTOR

Ryde says it will not use private-hire drivers for new courier service, apologises for confusion

SINGAPORE - Local transportation start-up Ryde has clarified that it will not tap private-hire drivers and cabbies for the new peer-to-peer, on-demand courier service that it is launching on Sept...

Pooches have to stick together in dog-eat-dog world of logistics industry: ST Logistics CEO

EVEN in the dog-eat-dog world of the logistics industry, pooches will sometimes have to stick together.

At local haulage start-up, customers set the prices

Ride-hailing and bike-sharing platforms have entrenched themselves in many countries, including Singapore. And the trend has now spread to container trucks.

New union formed for supply chain employees; ST Logistics is first firm on board

SINGAPORE - A new union has been formed for the logistics and supply chain management sector in Singapore, the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) announced on Monday (April 30).

Temasek, Kuehne tie up to invest in early-stage logistics tech

STATE investment firm Temasek Holdings has its eye on budding logistics and supply chain technology firms worldwide - the latest move in its tech-sector venture plays.

oBike makes foray into delivery service

Singapore-based oBike continues expanding beyond the bike-sharing sector, with the introduction of a delivery service.

Couriers struggle to deliver after Singles' Day online orders spike

Some unlucky customers of shopping bonanza Singles' Day have seen their joy turn to rage, as courier services struggle to deliver their products on time in the face of a mountain of orders.

Customers see red after courier service Roadbull fails to deliver goods

Customers of shopping bonanza Singles' Day have seen their joy turn to rage, as courier services such as Roadbull and Ninja Van failed to deliver their products on time.

The Peak Power List 2017: Lai Chang Wen, Ninja Van

The screen lights up periodically, and you catch his eyes darting to his phone to read its display. Every now and then, Lai Chang Wen caves in to temptation, reaches out for the gadget and starts...

Network of lockers and 'Airbnb for cargo space' to be rolled out as part of plan to modernise logistics sector

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) outlined the two initiatives – aimed at driving parcel delivery efficiencies and lowering the cost of freight charges for small shippers – on...