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IN THE TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND

SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY

CILTS signs MOU with Republic of Singapore Air Force



REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE AIR FORCE

and

THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF

LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT SINGAPORE

SIGN MOU


The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Singapore (CILTS) and the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) have signed a 4-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in fostering opportunities for exchanges of information, skills, experiences and resources.


The signing ceremony was held at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre on 21 February 2024.


The areas identified for cooperation are:

1.     Logistics and Supply Chain Management;

2.     Transport Operations;

3.     Digitalisation;

4.     Professional Training, Education and Accreditation; and

5.     Such other areas as may be mutually agreed in writing.


(Seated from left) CILTS Honorary Secretary Ivan Neo and Commander Air Force Supply Centre ME6 Chua Zhongwang,

with (standing from left) CILTS Chairman Karmjit Singh and Deputy Head Air Engineering and Logistics (SCPG) ME7 Jerediah Ong


ME7 Jerediah Ong, Deputy Head Air Engineering and Logistics (Supply Chain and Plans Group) said: “Today marks a significant occasion as we gather here to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the RSAF and The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Singapore, or CILTS.  This partnership is a significant step forward in our commitment to professionalise our logistics capabilities.  It signifies a collective effort to ensure a systematic approach to expertise development within the RSAF Supply Chain community.” Lastly, ME7 Jerediah extended his appreciation to CILTS for their partnership and commitment to enhancing the RSAF logistics capabilities and professional development.


Mr Karmjit Singh, Chairman CILTS said: “We are delighted and honoured to forge a partnership with the Air Force Supply Centre, and contribute to its relentless efforts to continually improve the talent and capabilities of its logistics personnel.  CILT Singapore, as Knowledge and Industry Partner, brings to this collaboration synergy and networks with industry players, Government agencies and the academia to further advance the logistics, supply chain management, training and professionalism of RSAF personnel.


“In the current environment, both in the military and commercial arenas, we are seeing wide-sweeping transformations in the operating landscape.  New paradigms are continually developing, equipping early adopters with future readiness of real-time, dynamic supply chains and network connectivity across multiple stakeholders.   Rapidly emerging technologies, such as in Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence, are deeply transforming planning and execution.  Through our collaboration with the Air Force Supply Centre, we aim to identify and work on areas that would advance the professionalism and upskilling of logistics practitioners in the Air Force.   Indeed, logistics innovation will become an increasingly crucial component of a professional, connected and effective military force”, Mr Singh added.



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