2GO Express, Inc., a unit of the publicly listed 2GO Group, Inc., was blacklisted by the Philippine Shippers’ Bureau (PSB) in October for failure to comply with certain requirements. This led to the temporary blacklisting of the company from transacting with the BOC. BOC uses the PSB accreditation as basis for legitimacy of freight forwarding companies dealing with it.
“According to PSB officials, 2GO Express, Inc., upon its request, was issued a Certificate of Good Standing on November 14, 2012,” BOC said in an advisory attached to a letter sent to 2GO Express, Inc. by Customs commissioner Rozzano Rufino Biazon.
Aside from 2GO, also removed from the PSB blacklist were LCSN Express Movers Inc., Transtech Global Philippines Inc., Wide-Wide World Express Corp., and MC Plus.
Still on the blacklist are ABS-CBN Global Cargo Corp.; Gen Ex Cargo; Jonar Cargo; Joseph Glenn L. Galo; Pacific Logistics International Cargo; Pentfast; RDN Marketing & Cargo Forwarder; and REN International Services
Blacklisted firms operating out of the United Arab Emirates are Aerosend; Alas Cargo Phil.; Associated Consolidation Express (ACE); Dausan International Forwarder; FACF Parcel Delivery; FRS Philippine Freight Services Inc.; International Cargo Forwarder; J.J. Transglobal Brokerage; JAR Cargo Forwarders; Mail Plus Cargo Carriers; Manila Broker; Maru Cargo Logistics Phil.; R&M Cargo Services; Rodah Cargo Manila; South Atlantic Cargo Inc.; Trico International Forwarding (Phils) Inc.; and VCG Customs Brokerage; Al Rodah Marine Cargo; Cityline Cargo; Dagupan Cargo Packaging Services; Express Link Cargo Services; and Smooth Express.
From the United States: AAA Cargo Express, Inc.; ABSCBN Star Kargo; Aerosend; Alas Cargo; Associated Consolidations Express-Ace Cargo; FRS Phil. Freight Service, Inc.; Shipping Express; South Atlantic Cargo; REN International; Pentagon Cargo Inc and Star Xpress Forwarders.
From Saudi Arabia: Cargo Net Worldwide Services; Express Cargo; Fil-Asia Cargo Forwarders Phil.; Global Cargo; RJM Freight Cargo Forwarders; WRJ Freight Forwarders; and North and South Express Cargo while those operating from Singapore were Hagibis Express Pte. Ltd; Maru Cargo Logistics LLP; and Jasim Yaseen Al-Delam Air Cargo Services.
From Ireland: Maharlika Enterprise Cargo Service and SCRL Cargo.
Also blacklisted from Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong, Cyprus, Kuwait and United Kingdom are Bayanihan Express, Dausan International Forwarder, Ford Cargo International, Trico International, Pacific Logistics International Cargo, and Philand Ynterlink Ltd, respectively.
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