About

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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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)

Benefits

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.


Download

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

Advisory and Consultancy

  • Digital Consultancy

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

  • Business Advisory

Visit the SME Centre if you require business advice.

Pre-Approved Solutions

To make it easy for SMEs to adopt digital solutions recommended in the Wholesale Trade IDP, IMDA provides a list of pre-approved solutions assessed to be market-proven, cost-effective and supported by reliable vendors. SMEs can visit GoBusiness Gov Assist for the contact information of the pre-approved solution providers.

Productivity Solutions Grant

If funding support is required for adopting pre-approved solutions, SMEs can apply for the Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) on the Business Grants Portal, before purchasing and implementing digital solutions.

Feedback

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: 21 Apr 2022