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3 BOC deputy commissioners appointed

3 BOC deputy commissioners appointed

May. 25 | Newly appointed Bureau of Customs deputy commissioner for the Revenue Collection and Monitoring Group Atty. Vener Baquiran at the “Ease of Doing Business at MICP” stakeholders’ forum organized by PortCalls in 2018. President Rodrigo Duterte has...

Romance and Reality

Romance and Reality

May. 25 | There’s a degree of romance whenever one talks about Negros. You think of how the island became the nerve center of the Philippine sugar industry. You read about how Europeans travelled there to establish plantations, lured by the promise of fertile...

Simplify Operations and Grow Profitably

Simplify Operations and Grow Profitably

May. 25 | Amit Maheshwar, Softlink Global CEO The need for speed and accuracy has been driving enormous change in the logistics sector. To meet high customer expectations, logistics companies are looking to digital technologies that allow for automation and streamlining...

PH domestic freight forwarders airlifted 10% more cargo last year

PH domestic freight forwarders airlifted 10% more cargo last year

May. 25 | Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Cargo volume handled by Philippine domestic air freight forwarders grew 10% in 2018 to 88.802 million kilograms (kg) from the 80.73 million kg recorded in 2017, data from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) showed. Direct...

UnionBank makes inroads in logistics with 30% stake in Shiptek

UnionBank makes inroads in logistics with 30% stake in Shiptek

May. 25 | At the May 22 event marking the agreement signing between UnionBank of the Philippines subsidiary UBX and Shiptek Solutions, were (L-R) Shiptek Solutions Corp. chief operating officer Joey Ynion, Shiptek chief executive officer Eugenio Ynion, UBX CEO...

BOC to beef up security in premises from next week

BOC to beef up security in premises from next week

May. 25 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is enhancing its security measures inside its premises starting May 27 and enjoins the public’s cooperation by presenting their identification upon request during random checks. The move...

DPWH begins 3 key road projects to improve Mindanao growth corridors

DPWH begins 3 key road projects to improve Mindanao growth corridors

May. 25 | Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started three road projects worth a total of P3 billion aimed at enhancing economic development and the peace and order situation in Mindanao. The projects...

One-day processing for brokers’ accreditation renewal, CPRS activation ordered

One-day processing for brokers’ accreditation renewal, CPRS activation ordered

May. 25 | Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The processing of renewal of customs brokers’ accreditation and activation of the Client Profile Registration System (CPRS) for entities accredited by other government agencies must be completed within 24 hours of...

Maersk books solid Q1 earnings growth but sees ‘considerable uncertainties’ ahead

Maersk books solid Q1 earnings growth but sees ‘considerable uncertainties’ ahead

May. 25 | A.P. Moller-Maersk said it had a good start this year with solid increase in earnings in the first quarter, and reaffirmed its earnings guidance for 2019, even as it worried about “considerable uncertainties” from trade tensions and the implementation...

DOLE puts a stop to General Santos port strike

DOLE puts a stop to General Santos port strike

May. 24 | The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has assumed jurisdiction over the dockworkers’ strike at Port of General Santos, effectively ordering strikers to return to work. In an order dated May 22 issued by acting Labor Secretary Renato L. Ebarle,...
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