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Our History / Milestones

Poh Lee Transport Service began in 1968 with a modest four-man team and two buses. A family-owned business for over 42 years, Poh Lee has grown into a leading transport provider for its growing clientele.

1968


Poh Lee Transport Service founded by elder Mr Ong


1978


Despite the economic downturn in the mid-70s, Poh Lee beats the odds and moved to a 20,000 sq ft premise hosting its own repair and maintenance facility at Old Jurong Road. The company’s fleet of buses had grown to more than 40 with 60 employees

1984


Poh Lee became a leading transport provider for schools and MNCs supported by its fleet of 120 buses. Clients include British American Tobacco and Mobil who have been with us until today

1991


The Persian Gulf War from Aug 1990 sent diesel prices soaring sparking a global oil crisis

2000


To herald the new millennium, Poh Lee moved to its newly-owned 57,000 sq ft premise at No.3 Joo Koon Road, equipped with an in-house training centre and workshop servicing and maintaining all its vehicles under one roof

2002


Poh Lee Bus Transport Pte Ltd was incorporated to reach out to a wider network of schools

2005


Venture Travel was formed to develop the local in-bound tour business

2007

Poh Lee was appointed as the official transport provider for the Singapore Parallel Train project by FWP

2009


Poh Lee received its first 1,000,000 kilometre accident-free safety award by Exxon Mobil and FWP

2010


Poh Lee received SAFETY MILESTONE AWARD for contribution to the ECC Project achievement of 35,000,000 CONSTRUCTION EXPOSURE HOURS Without Lost Time Injury by TOYO JV Project Management Team

2010

The company has a staff strength of 250 employees, including 100 bus captains and more than 150 Euro III, IV and V generation air-con buses

2010


SPT Site Services Safety Recognition Award 3,000,000km Safe Travelled 2010 by Exxon Mobil and FWP

2010


20,000,000 Safe Work Hours Without Lost Time Incident Award for SPT project by Exxon Mobil and FWP

2011


SPT Site Service Safety Recognition Award 2,000,000 Safe Work Hours Without Lost Time Incident by Exxon Mobil and FWP.