Aligned to the Wholesale Trade Industry Transformation Map (ITM), the Wholesale Trade Industry Digital Plan (IDP) is part of the SMEs Go Digital programme which aims to make going digital simple for SMEs. The Wholesale Trade IDP provides a step-by-step guide on the digital solutions local SMEs in the Wholesale Trade industry can adopt at each stage of their growth.

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), in partnership with Enterprise Singapore and the industry, has jointly developed the Wholesale Trade IDP. The IDP will continue to be updated over time as the industry progresses and newer, more relevant technologies are introduced.

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Step-by-step guide for SMEs in the Wholesale Trade industry to start their digital journey

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Find out how digital technology benefits the Wholesale Trade industry

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Who is it for

Local SMEs in the following segments within the Wholesale Trade industry:

  • Agricultural Materials
  • Fuels and Chemicals
  • General Merchandise
  • Household Goods
  • Machinery and Equipment
  • Transport Equipment
  • Others (Metals and Minerals, Construction Materials)


The IDP provides a step-by-step guide on the digital solutions to adopt at each stage of your growth. For a start, you can use the IDP to find out if your business is digital-ready.

Digital Roadmap

You can refer to the Digital Roadmap of the IDP, as a guide to assess your digital readiness and identify opportunities for going digital and training to raise employees’ digital skills.


Wholesale Trade IDP (4.28MB)

Wholesale Trade IDP Media Release (354.99KB)

Wholesale Trade IDP Factsheet (470.94KB)

Singapore's First B2B Seafood e-Marketplace Factsheet (283.71KB)

Understand Your Digital Readiness

Digital and Business Consultancy

  • Digital Consultants

Use the Chief Technology Officer-as-a-Service to request for digital consultancy and project management services. Check your digital readiness and receive recommendations on digital solutions that best meet your business needs.

  • Business Advisors

Book an appointment with the SME Centre if you require business advice.

Pre-approved Solutions with Grant Support

The Wholesale Trade IDP outlines the digital solutions that companies can adopt at each stage of their growth to streamline operations, improve efficiency, and drive business growth.

Eligible SMEs can receive funding support from the Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) or other relevant grants on the Business Grants Portal to implement digital solutions in the Wholesale Trade IDP.


Send us your feedback on the IDPs, in this form (270.75KB) (best viewed in Microsoft Word) to info@imda.gov.sg.

Last updated on: 30 Nov 2022

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