Scheme to help supply chain sector step up tech innovation

Supply Chain Asia president Paul Lim with some of the gadgets being tested for the industry at the Trade Association Hub in Jurong earlier this week. Start-ups have already come up with ideas that can impact the sector, with innovations like high-tec
Supply Chain Asia president Paul Lim with some of the gadgets being tested for the industry at the Trade Association Hub in Jurong earlier this week. Start-ups have already come up with ideas that can impact the sector, with innovations like high-tech vests and augmented-reality headsets.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

The logistics industry's embrace of high-tech innovation like warehouse automation is well established, but it is going up a gear here thanks to an initiative announced this week.

Supply Chain Asia (SCA), which represents the supply chain and logistics industry, has launched a tech accelerator programme to drive innovation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 29, 2019, with the headline 'Scheme to help supply chain sector step up tech innovation'. Print Edition | Subscribe