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Burnt Skyway Stage 3 portion reconstructed

Burnt Skyway Stage 3 portion reconstructed

Sep. 17 | Recent inspection of the rebuilt section of Skyway Stage 3 | Photo from DPWH The section of Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 that collapsed in February 2020 due to a fire has been rebuilt, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH...

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Sep. 15 | The newly enacted Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, or Bayanihan 2, directs the adoption of measures that will facilitate and improve supply chain movement and minimize disruptions to ensure essential goods, particularly food and medicine, are available. Aside...

COVID spurs 9.8% growth in domestic express & parcels market in H1

COVID spurs 9.8% growth in domestic express & parcels market in H1

Sep. 14 | The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards e-commerce, benefiting the domestic express and parcels sector with strong growth in the first half, according to Transport Intelligence (Ti) research. Ti data show that the global domestic express...

DHL eCommerce to invest $30M in distribution hub, automation

DHL eCommerce to invest $30M in distribution hub, automation

Sep. 14 | DHL eCommerce Solutions has announced plans to invest about US$30 million in 2020 to expand and modernize its operation in the United States as e-commerce volumes are expected to surge in the upcoming holiday season and beyond. The investment includes...

K+N opens vaccine distribution hubs

K+N opens vaccine distribution hubs

Sep. 13 | The newly opened K+N logistics hub at Brussels Airport Kuehne+Nagel (K+N) has opened two airside pharma and healthcare hubs in Belgium and South Africa as it expands its global network of temperature-controlled facilities that handle the distribution...

10B COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to pose logistics challenges—DHL

10B COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to pose logistics challenges—DHL

Sep. 9 | The transport of COVID-19 vaccines will require logistics providers to rapidly establish medical supply chains to deliver more than 10 billion doses worldwide, according to a new report from DHL. DHL in a new whitepaper said a stable medical supply chain...

DOTr: P2.6B in Bayanihan 2 fund to help transport firms

DOTr: P2.6B in Bayanihan 2 fund to help transport firms

Sep. 2 | Department of Transportation assistant secretary for legal affairs Steve Pastor during a Lower House Committee on Transportation hearing on September 1 on the transport department’s plans for its budget under Bayanihan 2 bill The Department of Transportation...

NCR, 4 others under GCQ in Sept

NCR, 4 others under GCQ in Sept

Sep. 1 | President Rodrigo Duterte during a public address televised on August 31 | Presidential Photo/Toto Lozano The National Capital Region, Bulacan and Batangas remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) for the month of September. Tacloban and Bacolod...

PH domestic trade plunges to record low in Q2

PH domestic trade plunges to record low in Q2

Aug. 31 | Philippine domestic trade plummeted to a historic quarterly and annual drop in the second quarter as strict quarantine measures severely curtailed business and consumption activities during the period. Domestic trade declined 77.8% in volume and 69.1%...

M’lang Airport phase 2 road project completed

M’lang Airport phase 2 road project completed

Aug. 28 | Photo from DPWH The second phase of road concreting leading to M’lang Airport in North Cotabato has been completed, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH Region 12 director Basir M. Ibrahim said the 4.4-kilometer (km)...