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Number coding suspended until further notice

Number coding suspended until further notice

Jun. 10 | The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suspended until further notice the implementation of a modified number coding scheme set on June 8. In a statement on June 7, MMDA said its Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program or number coding...

CMA CGM posts $48M income in Q1

CMA CGM posts $48M income in Q1

Jun. 9 | Photo from www.cma-cgm.com French container shipping and logistics group CMA CGM reported a net income of US$48 million in the first quarter of 2020, a reversal from the $43 million net loss in the same period in the same period last year. The positive...

COVID interrupts growth momentum at Chelsea Logistics

COVID interrupts growth momentum at Chelsea Logistics

Jun. 9 | Photo from www.chelsealogistics.ph Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corporation (CLC) is right sizing its workforce and slashing planned capital expenditures, among other strategies, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While...

BOC expedites accreditation process during ECQ

BOC expedites accreditation process during ECQ

Jun. 7 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Account Management Office (AMO) facilitated the accreditation of importers and brokers at the same time revoked accreditation of non-compliant importers during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from March 17 to May 31,...

PH logistics market worth P1T by 2023; freight forwarders to dominate

PH logistics market worth P1T by 2023; freight forwarders to dominate

Jun. 6 | Photo from The Lobien Realty Group. The Philippine logistics industry offers tremendous growth, potentially becoming a P970-billion to P1-trillion market by 2023, according to real estate consultancy firm The Lobien Realty Group (LRG). The market is also...

BOC’s P5.5B modernization program closer to reality

BOC’s P5.5B modernization program closer to reality

Jun. 4 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) hopes to implement this year the P5.5-billion modernization program proposed by the World Bank, according to BOC assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla. In a Viber message to PortCalls, he confirmed...

Modified number coding scheme moved to June 8

Modified number coding scheme moved to June 8

Jun. 3 | The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has moved implementation of a modified number coding scheme in the National Capital Region (NCR) to June 8 from June 1, according to general manager Jose Arturo Garcia. Garcia said in a television interview...

IATF TWG pushes policies to ease COVID impact, including on logistics

IATF TWG pushes policies to ease COVID impact, including on logistics

Jun. 2 | Image by 272447 from Pixabay Accelerated streamlining of Customs procedures, use of supply chain analytics, and investment in warehouses are just some of the recommendations for the logistics sector put forward by a government technical working group...

NLEX Corp commits to June 15 completion of R-10 exit ramp

NLEX Corp commits to June 15 completion of R-10 exit ramp

May. 29 | Construction at NLEX Harbor Link | Photo from NLEX Corp. NLEX Corporation will complete by June 15 the Radial Road 10 (R-10) exit ramp of North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link, according to Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar. NLEX Corp....

Public transport under GCQ to come in 2 phases

Public transport under GCQ to come in 2 phases

May. 29 | The operation of public road transportation under general community quarantine (GCQ) will be implemented in two phases, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). For phase 1, or from June 1 to 21, bus augmentation, taxis, transport network...