Y3 Partners with SIT to Launch Applied Artificial Intelligence and Digital Supply Chain Programmes to Nurture Talents in Technological Transformations
Singapore, 12 January 2022 – Leading omnichannel software solutions provider, Y3 Technologies (Y3), together with YCH Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) in support of its new degree programmes which include Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies in supply chain and logistics.
(From left) Ms Annie Lam, Head, Group Human Resources, YCH Group; Prof John Thong, Deputy President (Academic) & Provost, SIT; and Mr Philip Low, CEO, Y3 Technologies.
This signing ceremony was held on Wednesday, 12 January 2022, at the SIT Campus.
Y3, as a premier technology company in innovative supply chain and logistics ecosystems and solutions, will contribute to the co-development and co-delivery of the content of the curriculum including supporting the work attachments and capstone projects of students.
As digital transformation picks up pace and becomes a central focus of companies in the supply chain and logistics industry, Y3 aims to build capabilities in digital technologies to field in these companies. Combining Y3’s deep knowledge in new technologies such as AI and Internet of Things with SIT and other partners’ capabilities, this collaboration will establish a solid foundation in technology and research to create a robust Singapore workforce capable of enabling digital transformations.
Y3 CEO Mr Philip Low said, “The pandemic has opened more opportunities for Y3 as it has accelerated the adoption of digitalisation and technology especially within the supply chain and logistics industry. More business enterprises are now accelerating their digital transformation efforts such as implementation of warehouse management system and transport management system.
Thus, we are proud to collaborate with YCH Group, SIT and other relevant partners, to grow Singapore’s own talent pool in the tech sector to meet this demand. Students will ultimately gain practical experiences through this degree programmes while learning about real-life applications in the real world of supply chain and logistics.”
About Y3 Technologies
Y3 Technologies is a Singapore-based, award-winning software solutions provider. Y3 provides a full suite of omni-channel solutions – delivering analytics-based tools & capabilities, purpose-built supply chain management applications and customized eCommerce, CRM & loyalty services, to enabling companies to better plan, manage, optimize fulfilment and deliver winning customer experiences.
About YCH Group
YCH Group is Singapore’s leading homegrown, end-to-end supply chain solutions partner to some of the world’s largest companies and favourite brands across more than 100 cities in the Asia Pacific region. YCH focuses on boosting productivity and sustainability for its customers with its proprietary best-in-class suite of award-winning solutions across industries such as fast-moving consumer goods, electronics, chemical and healthcare, cold chain logistics, and e-Commerce. A strong proponent of innovation, YCH is recognised for its 7PL™ approach in seamlessly integrating supply chain strategy with execution.
The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s University of Applied Learning, offering applied degree programmes targeted at growth sectors of the economy. With a mission to nurture and develop individuals who impact society in meaningful ways, SIT aims to be a leader in innovative learning by integrating learning, industry and community.
The university’s unique pedagogy integrates work and study by incorporating applied research for students to work on real industry problems and creating solutions that meet industry needs. SIT also advocates the work-learn continuum, which places an emphasis on upskilling and lifelong learning.