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Counterfeits, cigarettes top smuggled items seized in Q1

Counterfeit goods, general merchandise, and cigarettes/tobacco were the top smuggled goods in terms of value seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in...

ARTA drafts circular on single travel pass for cargo trucks

The Anti-Red Tape Authority has drafted a joint memorandum circular prescribing guidelines for implementing the Unified Logistics Pass (ULP), a single pass for...

PAL expands cargo business, sees it as revenue ‘lifeline’ during pandemic

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will keep growing its cargo business, which has become its “lifeline” during the COVID-19 pandemic For its expanded cargo operations,...

BOC seeks comments on rules for raw materials management system

Position papers are requested on proposed order to have all registered customs bonded warehouses (CBWs) implement an automated raw materials management system (ARMMS) ...

ATI seeks 15.23% hike in Batangas Port cargo-handling fees

Port operator Asian Terminals Inc. and its unit, ATI Batangas Inc., are proposing a 15.23% increase in cargo-handling tariff and other cargo-handling related...

PPA seeks Calapan port operator

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is inviting bidders for the port terminal management contract of Calapan port in Oriental Mindoro The 15-year concession...

PSA bill should include sea, air ports as ‘critical’ infra, say domestic lines

The Philippine Inter-island Shipping Association recommends the inclusion of sea and air ports among “critical” infrastructure facilities under Senate Bill 2094, which aims...

Nippon Express reclaims lead in revised 2020 PH forwarder stats

Cargo handled by international airfreight forwarders declined 2.2% in 2020 from 2019, according to revised data from the Civil Aeronautics Board Nippon Express...

Cargo trucks get another 6-month reprieve from anti-overloading policy

The moratorium on enforcement of the anti-overloading policy for trucks under codes 12-2 and 12-3 extended for another six months to June 30 ...

From 90 days, trucks-for-hire provisional authority now valid for one year

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has extended the validity of provisional authority (PA) for trucks-for-hire from 90 days to one...