SCC 2019 EDM Launch

Co-organisers:

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Supported by:

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Next important dates

Shalom Movers' Open House:

3rd & 4th May 2019, 10 AM - 2PM

10 Kaki Bukit Road 1, #01-25 KB Industrial Building, 416175

Contact persons:

Eugene Lee    Phone: +65 6287 6117

Montclairey Heng    Email: [email protected]    Phone: +65 6287 6117

Yang Kee Logistics' Open House:

6th & 8th May 2019, 10.30 AM

No. 8 Jurong Pier Road, Singapore 619160

Contact person:

Lee Chee Keong    Email: [email protected]

Closing date for submissions: 27 May 2019

Download the Business Challenges and T&Cs below.

About Us

What is the Supply Chain Challenge++ Industry Track?

The Supply Chain Challenge++ Industry Track (SCC++) is an extension of the case competition opened to students to gain exposure to the logistics industry. This track is open to all persons and organisations who wish to apply their product or services to address real-life supply chain challenges faced by participating logistics industry players. For more information on the institution track of SCC++, please visit www.sc-challenge.com.

This Industry Track is co-organised by the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), and GeoWorks (Singapore Land Authority).

The intent is to connect solution providers with the logistics industry players to accelerate innovation thinking and foster partnerships. Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with the industry players to further develop their innovative solution into a viable product that could be potentially adopted by the industry players to address their challenges.

Mentor Partners:

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Key Event Dates

Lasting from April to July, SCC++ will see various activities that provide opportunities for participants to interact with logistics professionals:
26 April 2019 Opening ceremony SCC (Institution) launch
30 April 2019 SCC Industry launch and briefing @ GeoWorks PSA Building, The GeoHall:  
  1030 am Welcome
  1035 am Rules of the Challenge
  1045 am Briefing by mentor companies
  1100 am Q&A
  1130 am Refreshments
27 May 2019 Registration & submissions closed
3  June 2019 Review & shortlist
4  June 2019 Announce shortlisted teams
14 June 2019 Announce finalist teams
26 July 2019 End of co-creation period
29 July 2019 SCC++ finals/demo day
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Organisers

Singapore Logistics Association

Established since 1973, the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) aims to represent the Singapore logistics industry and advance professionalism and excellence to promote high standards in industry practices.

Its growing membership of more than 570 business entities today offers a diverse scope of logistics activities spanning international freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution operations, container depot operations, transport services, postal parcels, relocations and move management specialists, as well as other logistics ancillary support services. As a trade association, SLA seeks to fulfil its objectives in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies and professionals, institutions and academia, industry organisations and partners, government agencies, as well as international organisations and businesses. For more information, please visit www.sla.org.sg.

The incorporation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Logistics Academy, in 2010 marked a step forward in SLA’s commitment towards providing quality training and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.

For more information, please visit www.tla.edu.sg.

 

Singapore University of Social Sciences

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is one of Singapore's six autonomous universities and its mission is to provide lifelong education that equips learners to serve society. Home to more than 15,000 students, SUSS provides an applied education that targets both fresh school leavers and adult learners, with a focus on the social sciences. It adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 70 degree programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking SUSS's undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies and access to government bursaries, tuition fee loans and study loans.

For more information on Singapore University of Social Sciences, please visit www.suss.edu.sg

Supporting Partners

GeoWorks

GeoWorks is Southeast Asia’s first geospatial industry centre, operated by the Singapore Land Authority. As an industry centre, it aims to foster a vibrant geospatial ecosystem in Singapore and beyond – bringing together geospatial businesses such as MNCs, scale-ups and government agencies to promote business growth, drive innovation and build a diverse, well-connected geospatial community. GeoWorks currently houses over 29 local and international geospatial startups from different industry segments within its facility. GeoWorks also runs training sessions, partner and community events on a regular basis. GeoWorks’ key initiatives include GeoChallenges that match solution providers with sector users looking to solve their geospatial issues; joint innovation projects; OneMap and data licensing.

For more information, visit www.geoworks.sg.

Shalom Movers

The term Movers has long been associated with the transportation of household effects or office equipment from one location to another. The horrors of the moving industry are certainly well documented, from fraud and deception to irresponsible and disreputable fly-by-night operators. These stories are enough to drive fear into the most discerning and seasoned consumers.

In 1982, our founders decided that something had to be done and Shalom Movers was formed to breathe new life into the industry, to give peace of mind and to be the name you can trust for moving and storage requirements.

Even with the progress of technology, the moving industry was relatively untouched by it, yet by embracing change and growing with disruptive innovation, the role of Shalom Movers has evolved to encompass other areas of moving, forwarding, shipping, logistics, E-commerce logistics and much more.

Shalom Movers offers the highest standard of service and you can be sure you are getting value for what you pay along with the peace of mind for all your moving and storage requirements. We work with schools such as the Institute of Technical Education, and the Institute for Adult Learning, an institute of SkillsFuture Singapore, to train our staff to be better mentors. Being a certified Institute of Technical Education (ITE) On Job Training Centre (OJTC), BizSafe 4 Certified, and Lean Management trained, our staff is trained to carry out your move in the safest and most efficient manner.

Shalom Movers believes in investing in our people today to stay ahead of the game tomorrow. As such, much time is spent on personal growth and learning and development. Shalom Movers is also working towards becoming a training organisation accredited under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications System (WSQ) and has used the Skills Framework for Logistics to identify current and relevant skills to design learning programmes for its staff. In encouraging our staff to embrace technology, our staff has attended the SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace programme which helped build digital confidence in those who are not technologically savvy. Do check out our Learning and Development page to find out what we have been up to.

We are an integral part of Singapore’s Transport & Logistics Industry and we strive to better serve our trusted domestic moving customers as we grow our international reach with the same conviction and drive to go the extra mile. https://shalom.com.sg/

Yang Kee Logistics

Established in 1990 and with its headquarters in Singapore, Yang Kee Logistics (“Yang Kee”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) was founded with only a fleet of two trucks as a trucking company, and is today, an end-to-end global supply chain logistics partner with a global presence in 11 countries.
As our customers’ needs evolve with times, so have our services and infrastructure. We also invest in many state-of-the-art facilities, taking into consideration the size and complexity of our clients’ logistics needs. Today, with over 4 million square feet of logistics facilities globally, we are one of the top logistics and warehousing companies in Singapore.
Yang Kee provides services such as international freight forwarding, warehouse management, dangerous goods storage, as well as trucking and distribution and specialised project logistics for our customers. Steering our company is a global team of over 1250 Yang Kee network and employees, equipped with in-depth expertise and experience in a wide range of industries, including the chemical, consumer and retail, oil & gas, industrial, food and healthcare logistics industries.
As a provider of end-to-end logistics services within Singapore and across multiple countries, our competitive edge lies in our ability to offer our clients hassle-free all-in-one solutions. Other benefits include faster turnaround time and higher cost-effectiveness.
Clients can be assured that their cargoes will be delivered to their destinations effectively. That is because we are not only supported by top sea and air freight carriers; we are also connected to the most critical global supply chain infrastructure. https://www.yangkee.com/

FAQ

1. Why are there two tracks for the Challenge?

SCC used to be a case competition open to students to gain exposure to the logistics industry for the last six years. Since 2018, the co-organisers have expanded the challenge to involve industry solution providers as well, connecting them with the Mentor Companies to work together to address the real-life business challenges.

 

2. Who is eligible to participate in the SCC++ Industry Track?

This Industry Track is open to all persons and organisations who wish to apply their product and services to address the challenge statements, except:

(a) all staff (whether employed on a permanent, contract, temporary or on another basis) under the employment of the Co-organisers;
(b) all officers seconded to the Co-organisers; and
(c) immediate family members of all the persons described in (a) and (b) above.

 

3. Is there a charge to participate?

No. Participation is free.

 

4. Are participants allowed to join multiple teams?

No. Each participant is only eligible to register for one (1) team.

 

5. How many people are allowed in a team?

All teams should have a minimum of one (1) member and a maximum of four (4) members.

 

6. What are the benefits of joining this Challenge?

This event provides a platform for you to gain a deeper understanding of the actual challenges faced by the logistics industry and apply your solution to address these challenges. Participants can also build a valuable network with other technology players and logistics industry players to explore future business opportunities. All finalist teams are eligible for fast-tracked entry to the GeoWorks programmes and co-working space at GeoWorks (Terms and Conditions apply).

 

7. Do participants need to be able to code to participate?

We welcome people with different skillsets and the need to code will depend entirely on your proposed solution.

 

8. Do participants require a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to join the challenge?

We welcome all participants who have an innovative solution, regardless of its stage in the product lifecycle. Participating teams may use the duration of the challenge to further develop their solution into an MVP.

 

9. Can participants submit multiple solutions?

Each participating team may submit different solutions to address the challenge statements.

 

10. Are the participants free to use any technologies?

Yes, the participants are free to use any technologies.

 

11. Will data be provided for the participants?

The Mentor Company may provide their data to shortlisted finalist teams to further develop the solution.

 

12. Are the participants free to use external datasets?

Yes, the participants are free to use any external datasets that they find useful in their solution. The participants shall be responsible for the appropriate use of these external datasets, subject to the originators’ terms and conditions.

 

13. Is the attendance at the Opening Ceremony and Engagement Session mandatory?

Attendance is not mandatory, but it is highly encouraged to understand the Challenge better and to interact with the challenge partners and other participants.

 

14. Who owns the Intellectual Property (IP) Rights of the developed solutions?

Please see “Intellectual Property and Personal Data” in the Terms and Conditions of the Challenge.

 

15. Are participants required to do an oral presentation?

Yes, shortlisted teams will be required to pitch their solution to the challenge statement owners.

 

16. Can the oral presentation be conducted using a video conference?

Only participating teams which are based overseas will be allowed to conduct their presentation through a video conference.

 

17. What are the oral presentations like?

The shortlisted teams will present their proposal to the challenge statement owner. Presentation aids such as slide presentation, storyboard, video, and others are allowed to communicate the ideas and findings. If desired, teams can also demonstrate the features and capabilities of their functional solutions.

 

18. What happens after a participating team is selected as a finalist team?

Finalist teams will work closely with the challenge statement providers over a period of 6 weeks (the development period) to better understand their line of business and develop a dedicated solution that can sufficiently address their challenges. Finalist teams will liaise directly with the companies to arrange their desired meetup frequency and time.

 

19. Are participants required to showcase their solutions on the Finale day on 29 July 2019 and is the attendance compulsory?

All finalist teams are required to be present to showcase the solutions on the Finale day. Logistics will be provided for the teams to showcase their solution digitally.

 

20. How can the participants reach out to the organiser?

Send us an email at [email protected]

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