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BOC shifts gears: more shipments to pass yellow lane than red at POM, MICT

BOC shifts gears: more shipments to pass yellow lane than red at POM, MICT

Oct. 20 | Only 20% of container shipments passing through the Manila International Container Terminal (in photo) and Port of Manila will now go through the red lane, based on a new order by the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has once again adjusted...

Dennis Uy’s company to buy firm developing Clark’s Global Gateway Logistics City

Dennis Uy’s company to buy firm developing Clark’s Global Gateway Logistics City

Oct. 20 | Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy is on an expansion binge. Photo from www.chelsealogistics.ph. Clark Global City Corporation (CGCC) will acquire the company that has leasehold rights over a 177-hectare land in Clark Freeport Zone that includes Global...

SBMA port accreditation fee waived for 3.5 months

SBMA port accreditation fee waived for 3.5 months

Oct. 16 | BUSY SUBIC PORT. A stacker truck gets moving at the New Container Terminal in the Subic Bay Freeport, as the Singaporean-registered cargo vessels MV Thana Bhum and MV Spirit of Colombo unload container boxes in this photo taken November 4, 2014. The Subic...

BOC twice posts P3B daily collection record in Sept

BOC twice posts P3B daily collection record in Sept

Oct. 15 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has collected more than P3 billion in daily revenue for two consecutive days last September, a first in the agency’s history, based on a preliminary report by its Financial Service. BOC collected P3.317 billion and P3.194...

Automation a requisite for PH air cargo sector growth

Automation a requisite for PH air cargo sector growth

Oct. 15 | The Philippine air freight industry must step up and embrace automation if it is to continue to grow and compete, according to Singapore-based air cargo systems provider Cargo Community Network Pte. Ltd. (CCN). With the global economy moving faster,...

Manila raid yields P2B worth of imitation products

Manila raid yields P2B worth of imitation products

Oct. 15 | Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña (right), who led the inspection of the units on October 12, said the operation was conducted based on reports from brand owner Unilever of the unauthorized distribution of the fake products. Photo courtesy of the Bureau...

Import/Export Management: What You Need to Know

Import/Export Management: What You Need to Know

Oct. 15 | This is the last of a two-part column. For the first part, click here.   Study Incoterms 2010. International Commercial Terms (Incoterms) provides the international standard for international sales and purchase contracts (cross-border transactions)...

A question of scale

A question of scale

Oct. 15 | Two years ago I wrote, for our magazine Supply Chain Philippines, an article looking at how the entry of foreign retail brands into the country could affect the supply chain landscape. There were many facets: new fashion labels, whether designer ones...

Containers with P3M worth misdeclared items seized

Containers with P3M worth misdeclared items seized

Oct. 15 | Several containers with misdeclared contents worth more than P3 million were recently seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). MICP District Collector Ruby Alameda reported that the misdeclared items were...

PPA sacks Surigao cargo handler, forms own unit

PPA sacks Surigao cargo handler, forms own unit

Oct. 15 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has created a port services unit to take over operation and cargo handling at the Port of Surigao after terminating the contract of the port’s private cargo handling operator. PPA general manager Atty. Jay Daniel...
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