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  • As the NSB , SPRING Singapore facilitates strategic development, promotion and use of standards to support economic growth and strengthen enterprise competitiveness. SPRING Singapore coordinates the national standardisation programme under the guidance of an industry-led national Standards Council, which comprises representatives from the private and public sectors. Under the national standardisation programme, Singapore Standards are developed on a consensus basis, and are promoted for wide acceptance and adoption by SPRING and key stakeholders
  • In the national standardisation framework, the Standards Council is the highest approving authority in the national standardisation programme. Established since 1969, the Standards Council is appointed by SPRING Singapore. It assists and advises the SPRING on the management and promotion of the national standardisation programme. Members of Standards Council comprise of eminent leaders from industry & academia and representatives from government agencies, industry associations and consumer groups. Standards Council formulates strategies, directions, policies, strategies and priorities for the national standardisation programme. Headed by the Chairman who comes from the industry, its members serve as Chairs of the Standards Committees. Each term of Standards Council is three years.   SPRING Singapore provides secretariat support to the Standards Council, SCs and T Cs . InfoComm Development Authority is appointed to provide secretariat support to Information Technology Standards Committee. SPRING Singapore works with industry partners, academia and government agencies to help drive the adoption and implementation of standards to enhance productivity and competitiveness.
  • Presentation by SMa

    1. 1. Enhancing Association Capabilities through Talent Management and Productivity Initiatives 15 April 2011 Tan Jin Soon Advisor, GS1 Singapore
    2. 2. Objective of Presentation <ul><li>To share with LEAD Associations how to improve the productivity: </li></ul><ul><li>- at an industry level </li></ul><ul><li>- across many industries </li></ul><ul><li>The case in point is how SMa, through its Cold Chain Centre works with many partner including industries, government agencies and academia to develop cold chain management Standards and to implement them to increase productivity. </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Agenda of today’s Presentation <ul><li>National Standardisation Programme </li></ul><ul><li>The Sharing of SMa’s Experiences in the National Standardisation Programme </li></ul><ul><li>- SMa capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>- The process of Standards implementation </li></ul><ul><li>- Case Studies </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Coordinates National Standardisation Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Develops, adopts & promotes voluntary Singapore Standards & International Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Connects industry to international & regional standards bodies </li></ul><ul><li>Standards Council </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry-led </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formulates strategies/priorities for the National Standardisation Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides direction and oversees the implementation of strategies </li></ul></ul>NATIONAL STANDARDISATION PROGRAMME/ SPRING Singapore as NSB
    5. 5. NATIONAL STANDARDISATION PROGRAMME / Standardisation Framework
    6. 6. Background of SMa The Singapore Manufacturers Federation (SMa) <ul><li>SMa has more than 2,800 members companies </li></ul><ul><li>SMa also has more than 2,000 volunteers participating in Standards Development/review since 1970s. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1991, SPRING Singapore formerly known as PSB adopted SMa’s recommendation to implement standards in addition to Standards development. The Standards Pallet managed by SMa was the first SIP Pilot. </li></ul><ul><li>Since then standard adoption becomes a core mission of SPRING Singapore. </li></ul><ul><li>SMa therefore had played a part to make Standards adoption in the Standardisation programme. </li></ul>
    7. 7. SMa’s Capabilities <ul><li>SMa has a strong core team with excellent network with the manufacturing industries. </li></ul><ul><li>It has 11 Industry Groupings covering respective industries: </li></ul><ul><li>- Automation Technology </li></ul><ul><li>- Building Products & Construction Materials </li></ul><ul><li>- Electrical, Electronics & Allied Industries </li></ul><ul><li>- Energy & Chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>- Fire Protection, Safety & Security </li></ul><ul><li>- Food & Beverage </li></ul><ul><li>- Life Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>- Lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>- Medical Technology </li></ul><ul><li>- Metal, Machinery & Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>- Packaging Council of Singapore </li></ul>
    8. 8. SMa’s Capabilities (cont’d) <ul><li>SMa has 5 Centres of Excellence:- </li></ul><ul><li>Centre for Corporate Learning (CCL) – It conducts over 400 training programmes and trains over 10,000 people annually on subject related to productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>E-Supply Chain Management (eSCM) Council – It champions e-Supply Chain best practices and the use of IT in the local manufacturing community. </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Development Centre (EDC@SMa) – It helps Singapore enterprises to achieve business excellence locally and internationally. </li></ul><ul><li>GS1 Singapore – It provides article numbering services and technical assistance on Automatic Data Capture Systems including use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags to the industry. It also provides secretariat services to manage the Singapore Cold Chain Centre. </li></ul><ul><li>SMa Institute of Higher Learning – It is known for quality education and business excellence, the SMa Institute of Higher learning is one of today’s preferred education providers in Asia and Singapore. </li></ul>
    9. 9. SMa’s Capabilities (cont’d) <ul><li>SMa has established close collaboration with: </li></ul><ul><li>Government Agencies: SPRING, MOM, IE, AVA, NEA </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Higher Learning, NUS, NTU, Polytechnics </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions providers: IBM, Accenture, WLNA, etc. </li></ul>
    10. 10. SMa – SDO (SDO – Standards Development Organisation) <ul><li>In April 2011, SMa has been approached by SPRING Singapore to manage the SMa-SDO for three Standards Committee:- </li></ul><ul><li>- FSC (Food Standard Committee) </li></ul><ul><li>- GESSC (General Engineering Standrds & Safety Committee) </li></ul><ul><li>- MTSC (Medical Technical Standards Committee) </li></ul><ul><li>This is the 6 th Centre of Excellence of SMa. </li></ul>
    11. 12. Singapore Cold Chain Centre <ul><li>It is one of SMa’s Centre of Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>It is in collaboration with the Australian Cold Chain Centre </li></ul><ul><li>It is the resource centre for cold chain management of a wide range of perishable products </li></ul><ul><li>It conducts training courses on Cold Chain Management </li></ul>
    12. 13. CASE STUDY SMa: Singapore Cold Chain Centre (SCCC) <ul><li>SCCC actively participated in the development of the following Singapore Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>- CP 95 : Cold Chain Management of Milk & Dairy Products </li></ul><ul><li>- SS 552 : Cold Chain Management of Chilled Pork </li></ul><ul><li>- TR 24 : Cold Chain Management of Leafy Vegetables </li></ul>
    13. 14. Cold Chain Management Supply Chain Partners Farm Post Harvest Packaging Cold Room/ warehouse Transportation Customs for Export Retailers’ Central Warehouse Distributor Retail Consumer Transportation Retail Consumer
    14. 15. CASE STUDY Implementation of TR 24 <ul><li>This case study shows that with SMa’s volunteers from its member companies, SMa is able to manage the pilot of TR24 Cold Chain Management of Leafy Vegetables to increase productivity. </li></ul>
    15. 16. CASE STUDY CP 95, SS 552 & TR 24 <ul><li>The above Standards development involved experts at the plant, transportation (land, sea & air), packaging, warehousing and retail. </li></ul><ul><li>SMa managed to mobilise from our members experts in these areas to participate in the Standards development TC and WGs. </li></ul>
    16. 17. Collaboration with Singapore Polytechnics <ul><li>Singapore Cold Chain Centre developed the course syllabus/course material and collaborated with Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC) of Singapore Polytechnics to conduct training courses on CP 95, SS552 and TR24 on Cold Chain Management courses. </li></ul><ul><li>These courses are delivered by Singapore Polytechnic FIRC and the Republic Polytechnic. </li></ul><ul><li>These courses are supported by SPRING Singapore, AVA and WDA. </li></ul>
    17. 18. Collaboration with Republic Polytechnic <ul><li>SMa collaborates with the Republic Polytechnic to provide syllabus of Cold Chain Management for the Republic Polytechnic’s elective course for final year students of the diploma course for supply chain management. </li></ul><ul><li>SMa also supervises the examinations by sending a staff to invigilate the exams. </li></ul>
    18. 19. Benefits of Implementing CP 95, SS 552 &TR 24 <ul><li>CP 95 </li></ul><ul><li>Achieves savings of $260,000 per year by the entire cold chain including manufacturers, retailers and logistic providers through the extension of the expiry date from 18 to 24 days. </li></ul><ul><li>SS 552 </li></ul><ul><li>$50 million over 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>TR 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Project achieved $30 million savings over 3 years. The savings come from reduction in spoilage and wastage </li></ul>
    19. 20. Cold Chain Management of Milk & Dairy Products – Display in Chiller Decks
    20. 21. Cold Chain Management of Milk & Dairy Products – Display in Island Freezers
    21. 22. Cold Chain Management of Chilled Pork – Deboning & Cutting Plant
    22. 23. Cold Chain Management of Chilled Pork – Fresh Meat in Display Chillers
    23. 24. Cold Chain Management of Vegetables – Begins at Local Vegetable Farm (Pre-Harvest)
    24. 25. Cold Chain Management of Vegetables – Local Supermarket
    25. 26. Singapore Polytechnic Certificate
    26. 27. Republic Polytechnic Certificate
    27. 28. Sample of the Cold Chain Officer ID Card awarded to students who have passed the Certificate in Cold Chain Management Training Course A list of the graduates of this training course is sent to AVA for their record to facilitate the AVA officers to identify the Cold Chain Officer of the factory during their routine visit.
    28. 29. Participants from the 5 th batch of the Certificate in Cold Chain Management Training Course held during 0 12 November 2008
    29. 30. Thank You ! Email: