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Lapeña addresses resignation rumors

Lapeña addresses resignation rumors

Oct. 16 | Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said he is not going anywhere. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña clarified that he will neither be replaced soon as head of the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) nor run for an elective post. “I would like to inform...

DTI, BOC insist: no port congestion, just limited yard space for empties

DTI, BOC insist: no port congestion, just limited yard space for empties

Oct. 14 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña (left) with Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez talking about “perceptions” of port congestion. Photo courtesy of Bureau of Customs. There is no congestion at Manila ports, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez announced...

BOC defers 1-Assessment implementation at key PH ports

BOC defers 1-Assessment implementation at key PH ports

Oct. 14 | Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña has agreed to defer implementation of 1-Assessment, also called the Electronic Goods Declaration and Verification System (EGDVS), at the Port of Manila, Manila International Container Port, Port of Cebu and Port of...

P3.8M worth of abandoned goods found in MICP

P3.8M worth of abandoned goods found in MICP

Oct. 14 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña inspected on Oct 12 seven containers of carrots and used clothes, shoes and toys worth P3.77 million abandoned at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). MICP district collector Atty Balmyrson Valdez issued...

CTAP rules on diversion of empties to common yard

CTAP rules on diversion of empties to common yard

Oct. 14 | THE Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) has issued supplemental rules on return of empty containers, specifically when empties should be diverted to the CTAP common yard. CTAP Board Resolution No. 5 series of 2018 states that...

P14.6M worth of illegal drugs busted by BOC-NAIA

P14.6M worth of illegal drugs busted by BOC-NAIA

Oct. 14 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña (second from left) with Port of NAIA district collector Carmelita Talusan and Central Mail Exchange Center head Nora Cawile (third and fourth from left) during the turnover of illegal drugs seized at the Port of NAIA....

PPA prescribes accreditation rules for port service providers

PPA prescribes accreditation rules for port service providers

Oct. 14 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has issued guidelines on accreditation of port service providers to ensure only those qualified can render services at ports under its jurisdiction. PPA Administrative Order (AO) No. 10-2018, signed by PPA general...

PH exports up 3.1% year-on-year in Aug

PH exports up 3.1% year-on-year in Aug

Oct. 14 | The Philippines’ merchandise trade amounted to US$15.84 billion in August 2018, an increase of 7.8% from $14.69 billion in the same month in 2017 as both imports and exports registered growth. Exports grew 3.1% to $6.16 billion in August 2018 from $5.98...

BOC fires, charges more execs over missing rice at Zamboanga port

BOC fires, charges more execs over missing rice at Zamboanga port

Oct. 14 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has relieved and charged more officials and employees of the Port of Zamboanga following the reported disappearance of thousands of sacks of rice from the port’s custody. Aside from district collector Lyceo Martinez and customs...

“How Do You Make Supply Chain Cool?”

“How Do You Make Supply Chain Cool?”

Oct. 14 | Magsaysay Shipping and Logistics CEO Ian Claxton posed this question at the 2018 SCMAP Supply Chain Conference two weeks back. The question was on attracting future supply chain leaders, particularly as the sector is in a better position to attract people...
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