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Rolling up sleeves to take over the family business

CEO Benson Tan's goal is to make Cogent the "most technically advanced" logistics company in South-east Asia.

Besides constructing a container depot on Jurong Island, Cogent will also be building a specialised chemical logistics facility, says Benson Tan (right), seen here with his father Tan Yeow Khoon.

BOSSES' sons may not typically begin their first day of work at their father's company inside a sweltering metal shipping container in Jurong Island with a just-broken-down air conditioner and shirtless men. Benson Tan, 35, who took over as chief executive officer of mainboard-listed logistics...

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