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No trucks will be flagged down, impounded in Manila during MECQ

No trucks will be flagged down, impounded in Manila during MECQ

May. 19 | Trucks will remain unhampered in the nation’s capital during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), Manila City Mayor Francisco Domagoso assured trucking organizations in a virtual meeting on Tuesday (May 19). Domagoso said no truck will...

CTAP trucking holiday on temporary halt

CTAP trucking holiday on temporary halt

Jan. 17 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) suspended its trucking holiday to give way to discussions with concerned parties on issues raised by truckers. CTAP on January 16 announced to its members that the temporary suspension,...

CTAP: Manila scraps permit to travel requirement after trucking holiday

CTAP: Manila scraps permit to travel requirement after trucking holiday

Jan. 15 | The Manila City government has stopped requiring the permit to travel from truckers as a result of the trucking holiday, according to the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP). The trucking group, in an announcement to members...

CTAP schedules Jan 13 trucking holiday

CTAP schedules Jan 13 trucking holiday

Jan. 10 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) will stage a trucking holiday starting January 13 to highlight the numerous issues hounding the industry, some of which have remained unsolved for years. The group, in a meeting with...

CTAP seeks total scrapping of trucks’ maximum allowable weight rule

CTAP seeks total scrapping of trucks’ maximum allowable weight rule

Dec. 25 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CTAP) will ask the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to permanently suspend the enforcement, under the Anti-Overloading Law, of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight...

CTAP members to jack up trucking rates due to higher costs, empty returns problem

CTAP members to jack up trucking rates due to higher costs, empty returns problem

Nov. 18 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) will increase rates as costs have risen due to higher fuel and spare parts expenses and rental fees as well as lost opportunities...

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Nov. 14 | (Clockwise, from right) Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Daniel Santiago, Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Department of Transportation OIC-undersecretary for Maritime Fernando Juan Perez meet on Nov 14 to coordinate government...

Port congestion: what’s the real score?

Port congestion: what’s the real score?

Oct. 24 | Is there port congestion at Manila’s international terminals? For the Philippine government, there is none, only a high level of terminal yard utilization. Stakeholders, however, are not inclined to believe this, pointing out that shipping lines are...

CTAP rules on diversion of empties to common yard

CTAP rules on diversion of empties to common yard

Oct. 14 | THE Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) has issued supplemental rules on return of empty containers, specifically when empties should be diverted to the CTAP common yard. CTAP Board Resolution No. 5 series of 2018 states that...

CTAP outlines rules for empty container returns

CTAP outlines rules for empty container returns

Oct. 2 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) has released guidelines for members to follow to cope with the increasing difficulty of returning empty containers to container yards in Metro Manila. Board Resolution No. 03 series of...