Wholesale Trade & Logistics
The wholesale trade industry is one of the biggest contributors to Singapore’s economy, with S$47.3 billion (15.7% of our GDP in 2017). Currently, the industry employs 9% of Singapore’s workforce, and continually innovates to meet the region’s increase in demand for goods such as food, infrastructure materials and equipment, as well as smart devices.
How does e2i support the Wholesale Trade industry?
e2i plays a strategic role in driving placement efforts and easing job-matching process in the sector through the Wholesale Trade (WST) Placement Accelerator programme. This is done in collaboration with Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG), by providing PMETs opportunities to step into Wholesale Trade, ensuring relevance for Singapore for tomorrow’s global trade.Read more
To allow the public to better understand the career opportunities and adapt to the changing needs of the industry, e2i collaborates with employers and various partners such as IHLs to curate relevant content for workshops and masterclasses.
This includes the following courses below:
Professional Conversion Programme
Professional Conversion Programmes (PCPs) are career conversion programmes targeted at Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs), including mid-career switchers, to undergo skills conversion and move into new occupations or sectors that have good prospects and opportunities for progression.
The Wholesale Trade sector offers PCPs to help Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) including mid-career switchers, to undergo skills conversion through a structured on-the-job training for them to acquire cross-industry skillsets. Through PCP, employers receive salary support for the training duration which helps to defray the cost of hiring suitable PMETs.