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DHL allots $146M for Incheon gateway expansion as e-commerce grows

DHL allots $146M for Incheon gateway expansion as e-commerce grows

Oct. 19 | DHL Express plans to make a multi-million dollar investment that will see its existing gateway in South Korea expand into the company’s largest gateway in Asia-Pacific. The international express service provider signed October 15 a concession agreement...

Passengers want more control, less waiting—IATA survey

Passengers want more control, less waiting—IATA survey

Oct. 19 | Air passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience by giving them more control and reducing their wait times, according to the results of a global survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The IATA’s...

BOC launches Cargo Targeting System; no penalties yet for non-compliance

BOC launches Cargo Targeting System; no penalties yet for non-compliance

Oct. 18 | Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero at the launch of the Cargo Targeting System on Oct 16. Photo from the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) launched on October 16 the Cargo Targeting System (CTS), a World Customs Organization (WCO)...

Port of Cebu cargo-handling charges rise 5% from Oct 19

Port of Cebu cargo-handling charges rise 5% from Oct 19

Oct. 18 | In the first quarter of 2019, Cebu port handled 102,282 twenty-equivalent units, a 19.6% growth from 85,521 TEUs in the same period last year. Phto from cargo-handling operator Oriental Port and Allied Services Corp. The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) began...

Air passenger volume grows but remains below trend, says IATA

Air passenger volume grows but remains below trend, says IATA

Oct. 16 | Global passenger demand showed a slight pickup in August 2019 year-on-year, but growth remains below the long-term trend, according to the latest data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Air passenger traffic volume climbed...

BOC authorizes 30% hike in rates of CBWs in NAIA

BOC authorizes 30% hike in rates of CBWs in NAIA

Oct. 15 | New service, storage and other charges of customs bonded warehouses operating in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport complex under Customs Administrative Order 14-2019. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has approved a 30% increase in rates for service, storage,...

BOC unveils new rules on operation of CBWs

BOC unveils new rules on operation of CBWs

Oct. 15 | Image courtesy of photoraidz at FreeDigitalPhotos.net New Bureau of Customs (BOC) guidelines on the establishment, operation, supervision, and control of customs bonded warehouses (CBWs) are out. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 13-2019, signed...

3pm new cut-off time for filing goods declaration, SAD

3pm new cut-off time for filing goods declaration, SAD

Oct. 15 | Image by William Iven from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now implementing a 3 p.m. cut-off time for filing the goods declaration (GD) and single administrative document (SAD). The cut-off time was implemented starting October 1 after it was observed...

BOC regulations on transit of goods established

BOC regulations on transit of goods established

Oct. 14 | Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued rules on transit of goods in customs territories. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 15-2019 covers the movement within customs territory of foreign goods for outright export,...

BOC sets new transshipment rules effective early Nov

BOC sets new transshipment rules effective early Nov

Oct. 14 | Image by Ravinshu Ranjan from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued guidelines on the movement, transfer and clearance of transshipment goods effective early November. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 12-2019, signed by Finance Secretary...