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PortCalls August 19, 2020 issue

PortCalls August 19, 2020 issue

Aug. 19 | Our  latest issue of PortCalls (August 19, 2020). Stories include: NCR, 4 provinces back to GCQ until end Aug PH domestic trade in goods slumps 33.9% in 1Q HSSSI narrows loss by 94% in first six months BOC-Batangas launches customer care center COVID-19...

PortCalls August 17, 2020 issue

PortCalls August 17, 2020 issue

Aug. 17 | Our  latest issue of PortCalls (August 17, 2020). Stories include: DTI to identify agri, food products entitled to shipping discount Easytrip tags to be replaced by RFID stickers Shell permanently shutters Batangas refinery Fuel marking program nets...

PortCalls August 12, 2020 issue

PortCalls August 12, 2020 issue

Aug. 12 | Our  latest issue of PortCalls (August 12, 2020). Stories include: RapidPass ID remains valid during MECQ PayMaya now accepts BOC accreditation fee payments FDIs in PEZA rise 26%, local investments plunge 63% PH eyes twice as much agri-fishery exports...

PortCalls August 10, 2020 issue

PortCalls August 10, 2020 issue

Aug. 10 | Our  latest issue of PortCalls (August 10, 2020). Stories include: Online filing of docs, payment for port charges made mandatory PH in recession as GDP plunges 16.5% in Q2 amid lockdowns ICTSI net income down 12% in first half Pay customs fees online,...

PortCalls August 5, 2020 issue

PortCalls August 5, 2020 issue

Aug. 5 | Our  latest issue of PortCalls (August 5, 2020). Stories include: NCR, 4 Luzon provinces revert to MECQ: know which businesses can operate PH airlines ordered to quickly inform passengers of cancelled flights Pre-procurement for P10B Cebu int’l port...

Balikbayan box yields luxury bags, accessories worth P15M

Balikbayan box yields luxury bags, accessories worth P15M

Aug. 4 | Seized misdeclared high-end brands of bags, shoes, wallets, and earrings at a warehouse in Pasay City | Photo from BOC-NAIA The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) seized a balikbayan (personal effects) shipment containing...

DOTr eyes activation of 32 vehicle inspection centers this month

DOTr eyes activation of 32 vehicle inspection centers this month

Aug. 4 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) are looking to activate by end-August some 32 private motor vehicle inspection centers (PMVICs) to speed up emissions inspection of vehicles applying for registration. The PMVIC...

Follow the Customer

Follow the Customer

Aug. 4 | While planning the most recent edition of SCMAP Live, our online event series, it emerged that the most important consideration for logistics providers, in particular, to dip their feet into the growing e-commerce market is to consider what their customers...

Total Digitalization Is Inevitable

Total Digitalization Is Inevitable

Aug. 4 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed customs broking and logistics companies to turn to technology for future proofing of their businesses.   Technology has helped companies of all sizes to be agile and more adaptive...

PortCalls August 3, 2020 issue

PortCalls August 3, 2020 issue

Aug. 4 | Our  latest issue of PortCalls (August 3, 2020). Stories include: MARINA issues rules on allocated space, discount for food, agri cargoes Senate oks Bayanihan 2 Act on 3rd reading LTO extends validity of expiring motor vehicle registration PEZA service...