Singapore’s location in South East Asia makes it a vital global logistics hub and, in 2014, it came top of The World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index. 20 of the top 25 global logistics companies have operations in the country, and the logistics sector is critical to Singapore’s economy.
The sector is, therefore, teeming with opportunities. Logistics job vacancies in Singapore are growing, with positions available in operations, programme management and business analysis.
Commercial awareness, good problem-solving skills, numeracy and the ability to think quickly and logically are assets for Singapore logistics jobs, as are people skills, adaptability and teamwork.
In an era of rapid technological advancements, it’s also important for those looking for Singapore logistics jobs to be willing to undertake regular training to upgrade their skills.
Below we look at 7 of the best logistics jobs in Singapore.
In 2016, DHL Singapore launched a $140 million South Asia hub located at Singapore’s Changi Airport, adding an extra 250 employees to its existing 880-strong workforce.
The company offers a wide range of opportunities in operations and support, and management and professionals, as well as graduate programmes.
DHL is the world’s leading logistics company and, as an employee, you will gain access to the global learning portal for professional development. DHL also values their employees’ voices and holds an annual Employee Opinion Survey (EOS) to help the company continuously improve based on employee feedback.
For more information about the benefits of a career at DHL, visit the company career page http://www.dhl.com.sg/en/careers.html
FedEx is one of the world’s largest express shipping transportation companies and is constantly looking for talented people who share the company values of enthusiasm, honesty, creativity and respect.
The company has a promotion from within policy to support employee professional and career development. It also has an open door policy to give employees direct access to managers, a guaranteed fair treatment procedure, survey feedback action, and e-learning to allow employees to learn in their own time.
FedEx also has a comprehensive compensation and rewards programme. For more information about working at FedEx, visit the careers page http://www.fedex.com/sg/careers.
ST Logistics is the public sector arm of TOLL Global Logistics and brands itself as an asset-light, knowledge-based company.
ST Logistics prides itself on the access employees have to tools, solutions and training that allow them to grow and excel, building loyalty and commitment. Continuous improvement is an important company value and extends to employees, with the company supporting its employees’ career aspirations and professional development.
ST Logistics also encourages work-life balance through the option of flexible working arrangements. For more information, visit the company’s career page http://www.stlogs.com/careers/careers-stlogs/.
Keppel T&T logistics division provides customers with one-stop, integrated solutions to help them manage their whole supply chain.
The company is proud of its commitment to the personal development of its employees and the opportunities available to continuously learn and grow. It considers employees the core of the business and takes a holistic approach to attracting and developing their talents.
Keppel T&T also offer an internship program and a Management Trainee Scheme for students and graduates. For more information about the opportunities available at Keppel T&T, check out their career page http://www.keppeltt.com.sg/content.aspx?sid=10.
Ceva Logistics is one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply chain management companies, with over 41,000 employees worldwide. It fosters an excellent work culture of employees who are committed, passionate and understand supply chain excellence.
The company is an equal opportunity workplace and considers diversity critical to business success. It, therefore, strives to hire employees with different abilities and experiences.
Ceva also offers a series of graduate programmes that allow graduates to identify areas of interest and experience different parts of the business. For more information, please visit the Ceva career page http://www.cevalogistics.com/careers.
Yusen Logistics is a world-leading total logistics provider with an extensive global network. The company has seven locations across Singapore that are equipped with the latest computerised control and management systems.
Yusen Logistics focuses on the fact that the company is part of a society. It, therefore, gives consideration to social ethics, human rights, the global environment and local communities. It is committed to being a good corporate citizen and seeks employees who share the same values.
To find out more about career opportunities at Yusen Logistics visit their career page http://www.yusen-logistics.com/en/south-asia/singa…
Pan Asia Logistics prides itself on being a logistics company born and bred in Asia, with the innovation and expertise that are the hallmark of Western companies.
The company operates on the idea that a happy employee is a productive employee and is committed to offering career progression and personal growth opportunities to all employees.
Pan Asia looks for passionate, driven and dedicated individuals and recognises and rewards them for excellent work. To find out more about employment opportunities at Pan Asia, visit the company career page http://www.panalogs.com/our-people-careers/.
The government in Singapore is committed to advancing the country’s logistics industry to enhance productivity and competitiveness. Therefore, the sector has a growing number of exciting opportunities for job seekers.
This government support combined with continuous development, advancing technology, and increasing global connectivity means the Singapore logistics industry will see further growth and continuing opportunity in the future.