Singapore Courier Industry: Delivery Services Then and Now

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As Singapore celebrates its bicentennial anniversary since Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles discovered the little red dot, XDel looks into the history of courier services and how the local delivery industry have evolved. The First Courier Ever… The origins of the word “courier” comes from the Latin word “currere” which means “to run”. The first documented […]

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How Secured Are Your Customers’ Data: PDPA and Deliveries

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How Secured Are Your Customers’ Data: PDPA and Deliveries Since 2013, Singapore has put in place legislation to protect individuals’ personal data, as well as to enforce good governance in the collection and responsible use of these information by organisations. The Personal Data Protection Commission Singapore (PDPC Singapore) states that “Personal data refers to data, […]

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When Not All Delivery Jobs Are the Same

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In The Beginning The start of courier service dates back to as early as 540BC, in Persia when King Cyrus sent runners, homing pigeons and riders on horsebacks to send and receive messages faster than his enemies, in order to control his new empire.  The origins of the word “courier” comes from the Latin word […]