Our Guest Speakers

SEC Digital Logistics Seminar

Our Guest Speakers

Mr. Patrick Wong

Patrick Wong

Patrick heads the business of GOGOVAN Singapore. The pioneer mobile-app sharing platform connects individuals and businesses directly with thousands of drivers for their real-time, same-day logistics needs. GOGOVAN is now in over 250 cities in China, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and Vietnam with over 8 million registered driver partners on its network.

Patrick is also the President of the Sharing Economy Association of Singapore, bringing together start-ups and businesses involved in the sharing and collaborative economy. SEAS empowers its members by exploring better engagement with grassroot communities, businesses, government agencies, and the regional sharing associations.

To find out more about GOGOVAN, please visit www.gogovan.sg.

Mr. Alvin Ea

Alvin Ea

Alvin started his Logistics profession through his family business HUB Distributors Services, a local SME 3PL firm in Singapore since 1988.

As a forward-looking 2nd generation business leader, Alvin has more than 6 years of experience in business development to grow & corporatize the company through innovative technologies, increasing the Group's revenue by 20% YOY.

As the previous founder and CEO for HUB Logistics, a sister company of the Group that focuses on the container haulage services, he'd successfully built it up from scratch to a sizable fleet consisting of 15 Prime Movers & over 100 trailers within 3 years; moving 1,000 TEUs on average per month.

With a keen interest in making a difference, Alvin is always taking on an active role in the industry's transformation road map and is now the Co-Founder & CEO of Haulio - collaborative B2B community portal that aims to maximize haulage resources through industry level sharing to improve job productivity through our core technology. He is responsible for strengthening the brand's presence, driving supply and demand, as well as business development for the startup.

To find out more about Haulio, please visit http://haulio.io/

Ms. Paula Paw

Paula Paw

Paula Paw works at VersaFleet™, with a passion for technology and a genuine desire to help logistics companies grow operationally to their best potential. She believes strongly in automating the world’s logistics operations with software that is easy to live with.

She graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Literature, and a Minor in Film Studies. She also studied briefly at King’s College London. Leaving the arts scene behind, she involved herself heavily in the logistic tech industry for the next few years.

Working closely with numerous transporters, from both B2B and B2C logistics, and tech partners over the past few years, she has helped companies optimise their logistics operations by using VersaFleet™.

To find out more about Versafleet, please visit https://versafleet.co/.


Mr. Clarence Chen

Clarence Chen Clarence Tan started his robotics career in 2003, having established 2 companies that supplies educational robotic equipment to schools in Singapore. During the first few years of his career, he advised several logistics companies on fleet management and have successfully funded two projects in NUS. He also gives talks to the robotic industry on automation and mobile robotics topics. He previously volunteered as technical committee member for the world skills Mobile Robotics category as the chief judge in 2014/2015. Clarence is also a car enthusiast, having founded a electric car company.

Our Guest Partners

Singapore Logistics Association

Singapore Logistics Association Established since 1973, Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) aims to represent Singapore logistics with a mission to promote professionalism and excellence of the logistics industry.

As a trade association, SLA seeks to fulfill its objects in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies and professionals, institutions and academia, industry organisations and partners, government agencies as well as international organisations and businesses.

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society is the regional professional body for Logistics practitioners. Practically all areas of the Logistics spectrum are represented in the Society. Shippers, Freight Forwarders, Academics, Students, Carriers, Personal Effects Movers and other individuals and organisations form our core. With an emphasis on commercial experience and expertise we are the lead platform for the development of Logistics in the region and work with our members, government, organisations and professionals in raising the profile and expertise through a range of activities.
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