public transport, bus, rail, shipping, Diesel Engines, MRT

SATS Ltd: On a steady upward trajectory

S ATS Limited is Singapore Changi Airport’s dominant in-flight catering and ground-handling services provider. It is one of Singapore’s homegrown success stories alongside Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport. SATS has a history stretching back to Paya Lebar Airport The company was the in-house service provider of Singapore Airlines before being established as Singapore Airport Terminal [...]

2018-08-26T00:33:45-08:00August 17th, 2018|Aviation, Logistics, Transportation|0 Comments

ComfortDelGro’s Prospects Bright as Singapore Operations Shine!

ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd is one of the largest land-transport companies in the world, and a constituent of the Straits Times Index (STI). For 2016, it had revenues of S$4.05 billion and profits of S$317 million. ComfortDelGro operates in seven countries but Singapore remains its biggest market accounting for almost 60% of its profits. Viewed by [...]

2018-07-14T02:44:06-08:00March 21st, 2018|Consumer Discretionary, Technology, Transportation|0 Comments

ComfortDelgro and the Evolving Taxi Business in Singapore

Taxi business in Singapore has in short order gone from the lucky-if-you-can-find-one to a pay-and-we-will-find-one model.      Author's note: This article was first published in 17 July 2017. Subsequent updates to the article did not alter the original. In this new model, Uber and Grab woo commuters with promotions galore to gain [...]

2018-08-12T03:06:52-08:00December 2nd, 2017|Transportation|1 Comment

Keppel T&T – a new beginning?

Keppel T&T comprises of two operating business units: Logistics and Data Centres. The two are a study in contrasts! As of 2015, the Logistics Division accounted for 70% of annual revenue and 5% of profits, while the Data Centre Division accounted for 30% of annual revenue and 70% of profits. This lopsided figure is in [...]

2018-11-23T22:38:35-08:00December 1st, 2017|Logistics, Transportation|0 Comments

SBS Transit Ltd: Profits to Surge with Opening of Downtown Line

SBS Transit is a household name that touches millions of lives every day through their extensive bus and rail operations. In recent years their profits have been tepid, but the period ahead promise to bring sizzle to the bottom-line. First a quick look at the changes in policy introduced to improve public [...]

2018-01-22T06:08:00-08:00July 15th, 2017|Transportation|1 Comment

Hong Leong Asia Ltd: Yuchai’s Strong Performance the Only Bright Spark

Hong Leong Asia Ltd., is an industrial conglomerate comprising Diesel Engines (Yuchai), Building Materials (Tasek Cement), Consumer Goods (Xinfei), Air-Conditioning (Airwell) and Packaging (Rex). Of these Yuchai S$150 m,  and Tasek S$ 34 m are profitable; while  Xinfei (S$128 m), Airwell (S$11 m) and Rex (S$6 m) are in the red. Interestingly Xinfei, Airwell and [...]

2017-10-01T03:14:57-08:00April 20th, 2017|Multi-Industry, Transportation, Turnaround|0 Comments