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Yearly Archives: 2013

FedEx improves profit margins for Q2

FedEx Corp. reported a higher net income of US$500 million for the second quarter ended November 30, up 14 percent from last year’s $438...

Shippers demand tighter reins over shipping surcharges

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) wants a tighter watch over ocean carriers’ practice of imposing charges and surcharges following the Sri Lanka government’s ban...

Cosco prepares January slew of GRIs, OOCL announces PSS

China’s Cosco Container Lines has announced general rate hikes for its Far East trade services to take effect starting next month. The container line said...

Rate hikes await Asian ocean cargo deliveries in January

A number of ocean carriers have announced general rate increases (GRIs) for implementation next month. Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) will implement a GRI of US$750...

Malaysia reopens dedicated logistics support agency

The Malaysian government has resurrected a mothballed agency that is being tasked to support the local logistics industry and promote its growth, especially with...

Airfreight volumes rise 4.7% for Cathay, Dragonair

Stronger traffic in the trans-Pacific routes boosted cargo volumes in November for Hong Kong’s sister airlines Cathay Pacific and Dragonair. The two carriers ferried 147,450...

Transfer of 228 Customs personnel ordered

  PHILIPPINE Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla has signed 29 customs personnel orders (CPO) meant to rationalize the headcount in all offices and units of...

PH cargo volume up 2.9% to 149.55 mmt in Jan-Sept

The Philippines' cargo throughput in the first nine months of the year grew 2.88% year-on-year to 149.55 million metric tons (mmt) from 145.36 mmt,...

Better coordination key to solving PH truck diversion problem

IMPROVED communication between international shipping lines and truckers operating in the Philippines would help solve the issue of diversion of trucks in cases when...

Megawide-GMR trumps rivals with P14.4B bid for Mactan-Cebu deal

  THE Megawide Construction Corp.-GMR Infrastructure Ltd. consortium is at the top of the race for the P17.5-billion deal to operate and expand Mactan Cebu...
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