Tag: ERP

How We Lived a Year With No Car (After Having Them All My Life)

June 26th, 2016   •   8 comments   

How We Lived a Year With No Car (After Having Them All My Life)

Image courtesy of TODAY Newspaper

Do you REALLY need to have a car in Singapore? Can you live well without the convenience and air-conditioned comfort of a personal vehicle?

Those are the questions that I will attempt to answer after living a year without a car in Singapore.
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Five Ways to Boost Productivity of SME Retailers

March 26th, 2013   •   1 comment   


Oh the woes of the SME retail sector in Singapore. I’m sure you’ve read or heard about them.

Demanding consumers. Price competition. Sky high rentals. Relentless staff turnover (up to 300% a year in extreme cases). Difficulty in hiring. Competition from big chains. Rising utility costs. Increasing costs of goods. Growing transportation costs.

The list of problems faced by SME retailers is seemingly endless.
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Service Failure at a Supermarket

October 31st, 2010   •   2 comments   

Supermarket shelves should always be full stocked (source)

While grocery shopping recently, my wife Tina experienced an inexplicable service failures at one of the largest supermarket chains in Singapore.

The story went like this.
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