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Like A Business Continuity Plan, But Bigger

Like A Business Continuity Plan, But Bigger

Mar. 28 | So, where do we start?   From our perspective, it’s been crazy, these past couple of weeks. The sudden declaration of a community quarantine in Metro Manila meant we had to figure out how to keep our supply chains moving, a big ask considering...

Business Continuity  in the Face of Corona Pandemic

Business Continuity in the Face of Corona Pandemic

Mar. 28 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO The world is witnessing a pandemic of a scale never seen before. COVID-19 has shaken the world economy and caused much distress and disruption. Business have been forced to cut down on their work force drastically...

MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

MARINA appeals to domestic liners to keep rates steady

Mar. 27 | Domestic terminal Manila North Harbor The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is appealing to the “kindness and generosity” of domestic shipping operators, owners, charterers, and others concerned with operating a liner service to maintain the cargo...

BOC assures fast-tracked release of medical devices

BOC assures fast-tracked release of medical devices

Mar. 27 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it will expedite release of imported ventilators, respirators, accessories and other medical health devices that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified as essentials in responding to the coronavirus disease...

Airport traffic in Jan already shows COVID-19’s rapid impact in APAC

Airport traffic in Jan already shows COVID-19’s rapid impact in APAC

Mar. 27 | Global airport traffic for January already showed the rapid impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on aviation, especially in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, according to Airports Council International (ACI) World. Global passenger traffic grew by just 1.9%...

Only NAIA Terminal 1 to remain operational during ECQ

Only NAIA Terminal 1 to remain operational during ECQ

Mar. 26 | All remaining flights at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will operate out of Terminal 1 as more and more air carriers suspend operations due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, according to Manila International Airport Authority...

Cebu province under ECQ from Mar 27; cargo activities unhampered

Cebu province under ECQ from Mar 27; cargo activities unhampered

Mar. 26 | Cebu International Port The province of Cebu will be placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) beginning March 27, 2020 to stop the further spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Under Executive Order (EO) No. 5-N, signed on March 25 by...

BOC issues rules on online filing of goods declaration during ECQ

BOC issues rules on online filing of goods declaration during ECQ

Mar. 26 | Screengrab of BOC’s Customer Care Portal System The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released guidelines on online filing of goods declaration, an option for stakeholders whose movement is restricted by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Office...

BOC-accredited stakeholders to get accreditation passes, exemption from quarantine

BOC-accredited stakeholders to get accreditation passes, exemption from quarantine

Mar. 26 | Screengrab of BOC’s Customer Care Portal System The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will issue an accreditation pass to its accredited stakeholders allowing them to pass through checkpoints and enter BOC premises during the implementation of enhanced community...

Keeping air cargo supply lines open vital to saving lives—IATA

Keeping air cargo supply lines open vital to saving lives—IATA

Mar. 26 | The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call to governments to ensure vital air cargo supply lines remain open as delays in delivery are endangering lives. “Air cargo is a vital partner in the global fight against COVID-19. But...