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COVID-19 to change warehouse market ‘for good’—report

COVID-19 to change warehouse market ‘for good’—report

Jul. 15 | The COVID-19 crisis is challenging many key warehousing trends, prompting companies to take a far more nuanced or multifaceted approach, especially when it comes to inventory stocking, according to a new report from Transport Intelligence (Ti). The paper...

BOC misses collection target from Jan to May

BOC misses collection target from Jan to May

Jun. 20 | Image courtesy of sattva at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Bureau of Customs (BOC) collected P210.18 billion from January to May, 16.5% less than the P251.71 billion it took in year-on-year, and 1.56% short of the P213.51-billion target for the five-month...

No passenger fuel surcharge from July to Aug, orders CAB

No passenger fuel surcharge from July to Aug, orders CAB

Jun. 20 | Image by Stela Di from Pixabay Domestic and international flights from the Philippines will not levy a passenger fuel surcharge from July to August 2020 with the continuous slide in jet fuel prices. In an advisory dated June 15, Civil Aeronautics Board...

FIATA stands with seafarers maintaining global trade during COVID-19

FIATA stands with seafarers maintaining global trade during COVID-19

May. 27 | Image by Helmut Jungclaus from Pixabay The International Federation of Freight Forwarding Associations (FIATA) extends its support to struggling seafarers who keep the global supply chain moving in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the...

Transport agencies donate refrigerated containers to municipalities

Transport agencies donate refrigerated containers to municipalities

May. 5 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr), through the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and Maritime Industry Authority, recently donated refrigerated containers to several municipalities to help store perishable goods being distributed by local government...

PH manufacturing drops 6.3% in March

PH manufacturing drops 6.3% in March

May. 5 | The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded declines in both volume and value in March 2020 with a large number of majority industry groups posting double-digit decreases, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Manufacturing activities...

Passenger ships join other PUVs in operating at 50% capacity under GCQ

Passenger ships join other PUVs in operating at 50% capacity under GCQ

May. 3 | Passenger ships can only carry 50% of their capacity, the same load allowed for public utility vehicles such as buses and jeepneys during the general community quarantine (GCQ) period. These are just some of the rules contained in the Omnibus Public Transport...

Key points: BOC April 17 Live Updates

Key points: BOC April 17 Live Updates

Apr. 17 | Bureau of Customs assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty Vincent Philip Maronilla Key points from the Bureau of Customs PH‘s live updates on April 17 hosted by assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla: • Transfer...

Asian airlines increase cargo services as demand holds up despite COVID-19

Asian airlines increase cargo services as demand holds up despite COVID-19

Apr. 15 | Asian airlines increase cargo services as demand holds up despite COVID-19 While worldwide demand for air travel has spectacularly fallen, demand for air cargo is “holding up relatively well” despite the economic havoc sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

HKIA sets new round of HK$1B relief aid for airport community

HKIA sets new round of HK$1B relief aid for airport community

Mar. 30 | A HKD1 billion (US$129 million) relief package for the stricken Hong Kong airport community has been launched to mitigate the continuing impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the industry, Airport Authority (AA), operator and developer of Hong Kong International...