Exploring A Career in Singapore’s Logistics Industry

Are you piqued by the allure of working in one of the busiest industries in South-East Asia and Singapore? Then logistics is a must go to career path for you! Even though Singapore is known for its vast financial services, the volume of logistics business that flows through it is vastly greater and powers most of Singapore’s entire GDP. After all, one of the key reasons why Singapore is financially successful is because it is used as a shipping port by many companies around the world, and used as a logistics headquarter to deliver goods into various parts of South-East Asia.

In my opinion, the logistics and delivery industry is one of the most interesting ones ever, and is quickly being forced to develop better and quicker solutions. This is because the volume of products and goods that needs to get sent in this Internet-enabled age is increasing at a near exponential rate.

If you’re a person who cannot take stress, then perhaps deliveries, courier services and logistics is not suitable for you. It’s a very fast paced and competitive industry, and only the very best and dominant can survive in it – both companies and employees.

In any case, you might want to hear it from people on the ground, check out the video below.

As you can see, Singapore has tons of goods flowing through and within it every single day. If money never sleeps on Wall Street, logistics never sleep in Singapore. People work throughout the day and night in this busy and fun environment. There is nothing more exciting than logistics, and a career in this area would definitely be a tough challenge for many newcomers and business executives in small to large firms. The above video is a series of 5 films, so you might to check all of them out before making your decision. Hope we helped!

If you want to work at a local courier company, try PCA Masters, they offer pretty good benefits to their employees! Check them out here: https://plus.google.com/+PCAMastersSingapore/

Different levels of courier services in Singapore

If you understand courier services versus postal services, then you should know that courier services are one level higher than postal services, in terms of delivery speed, convenience and accountability to customers. Courier services are seen as premium delivery solutions for retail and commercial customers. There are different levels of Singapore courier service which are segmented by their delivery speeds.

1. Urgent class courier service
Urgent class courier service is the most premium courier service, simply because the delivery speed required is the shortest. For urgent class courier service, the customers will usually require the courier delivery to be completed within one to two hours. This means that the delivery will have to be completed within two hours of the delivery order. There are certainly quite a bit of demand for urgent class services in Singapore. Customers have various reasons for their desperate need to get the delivery completed. For example, customers want to send a confidential document or cheque to their client or supplier urgently who cannot wait any longer. Prices for urgent class Singapore courier service are between twenty to fourth dollars on average.

2. Same day courier service
Same day courier service is the next tier of courier service. This is the most common courier service that is being demanded in the market. As the name suggests, the delivery will have to be completed within the same day, usually by 6 P.M. which is the closing time for most companies in Singapore. Prices for same day courier service are between ten to thirty dollars on average.

3. Next day courier service
Next day courier service is the net tier of courier service, below the same day courier service. Delivery will have to be completed within the next day, usually by 12 P.M. or 3 P.M. Prices for next day courier service are between five to twenty five dollars on average.

4. Same week courier service
Finally, there is also the same week courier service, which is the lowest tier of courier service. Usually for same week courier service, delivery can be completed anytime during the week, just as long as the delivery is done within the same week. Due to the much higher flexibility, prices for same week courier service are between five to fifteen dollars on average.