SINGAPORE: Singapore Put up (SingPost) employees members, together with postmen and parcel ambassadors for courier arm Speedpost, may have new uniforms beginning Friday (Oct 9).
SingPost unveiled the brand new designs on Thursday, the primary for its total suite of postal uniforms since 2011. In December, the corporate unveiled new uniforms for its frontline employees throughout all 56 publish workplaces and the Philatelic Shops.
The brand new uniform options the corporate’s company colors – white, purple and blue – as a nod to its 163 years of historical past, SingPost mentioned.
“The brand new look is streamlined to be daring, symbolic and unified in order to current a contemporary and related tackle the storied historical past of Singapore’s postal service, at the same time as SingPost embarks on Singapore’s city transformation with its Sensible Letterbox initiative and the job upskilling of the postman,” it added.
The redesigned uniforms embrace greater than 10 completely different clothes – together with shirts, outerwear, aprons and headgear – designed to kind six completely different uniform units for numerous job roles.
SingPost consulted with postmen relating to the uniforms, which have been designed to be “each sensible and up to date, whereas nonetheless enabling its postal workforce to hold out their duties in consolation”.
The uniform is fabricated from polyester, viscose and cotton. It’s “breathable, snug but sturdy, making it appropriate for supply work in Singapore’s humid local weather”, SingPost mentioned.
“A key characteristic of the uniform is the usage of air flow flaps with internal mesh on the again, to make sure that the postman stays cool and well-ventilated all through the day as they go about their work outdoor,” it added.
There are additionally outstanding reflective strips on the uniforms as many postmen are always on the highway.
A light-weight windbreaker and a wet-weather go well with comprising of a heavy-duty weatherproof jacket and pants may also be issued to postmen.