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Due process followed before suspension, PH customs exec assures importers, brokers

Due process followed before suspension, PH customs exec assures importers, brokers

Mar. 15 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) is observing due process in the case of importers and customs brokers issued show cause orders or cited as possible violators of customs rules, according to Account Management Office (AMO) chief Atty. Mary Grace...

High costs mar PH promise as transshipment hub

High costs mar PH promise as transshipment hub

Mar. 11 | MCC Transport, the intra-Asia arm of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, still sees the Philippines as a potential transshipment hub in Asia, but notes some challenges standing in the way of realizing this. “I agree Manila will not be able to...

TABS solutions provider seeks expansion to other PH ports

TABS solutions provider seeks expansion to other PH ports

Mar. 2 | 1-Stop Connections Pty Ltd chief executive officer Michael Bouari at a recent event in Manila. Freight and logistics solutions firm 1-Stop Connections Pty Ltd, provider of the Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS) to Manila international terminals,...

10-year PH maritime roadmap for public presentation in April

10-year PH maritime roadmap for public presentation in April

Mar. 2 | Maritime Industry Authority administrator Dr Marcial Amaro speaks about his agency’s efforts to boost the Philippine ship registry at the recent Marlaw-PortCalls conference. The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) will present to stakeholders in...

PH logistics stakeholders bare industry prospects for 2017

PH logistics stakeholders bare industry prospects for 2017

Feb. 27 | Cargo transport service providers in the Philippines are keeping a positive but cautious outlook for 2017, concerned over domestic and global challenges that could affect the industry, even as they present a wish list to ensure the continued growth of...

Davao box terminal eyes throughput recovery in 2017

Davao box terminal eyes throughput recovery in 2017

Feb. 27 | Throughput at Davao International Container Terminal is expected to hit at least 300,000 twenty-foot equivalent units this year with recovery of banana plantations from the effects of last year’s El Niño. Photo courtesy of DICT. Davao International...

Going digital to unlock potential of PH air cargo industry

Going digital to unlock potential of PH air cargo industry

Feb. 27 | Cargo IT solutions provider CHAMP Cargosystems said it sees potential for further growth of the Philippine airfreight market if the industry can harness digitalization to its advantage. Arnaud Lambert, president and chief executive officer of CHAMP Cargosystems...

Few PH cargo service firms have reached full automation—SoftLink-PortCalls survey

Few PH cargo service firms have reached full automation—SoftLink-PortCalls survey

Dec. 19 | Majority of logistics companies in the Philippines have yet to automate their operations citing, among others, the lack of expertise in IT as a barrier for adopting IT, a recent online survey revealed. The survey conducted jointly by IT logistics solutions...

Pacific Roadlink eyes stronger operations in VisMin in 2017

Pacific Roadlink eyes stronger operations in VisMin in 2017

Nov. 15 | The side lifters were acquired for a total of P60 million. Depot operator Pacific Roadlink Logistics, Inc. (PRLI) is eyeing expansion into more areas, especially in the Visayas and Mindanao, next year as it foresees continued economic growth for the country...

Why Region 3 has all the makings of a rising economic hot spot

Why Region 3 has all the makings of a rising economic hot spot

Oct. 11 | Region 3 map from nro3.neda.gov.ph The Philippines’ Region 3 has the potential to become one of the next trade growth areas outside of Metro Manila that investors and companies can explore and expand to, according to a Department of Trade and Industry...
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