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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...

PUCP joins calls to amend IRR of truck anti-overloading law; “looming” port congestion feared

PUCP joins calls to amend IRR of truck anti-overloading law; “looming” port congestion feared

Sep. 26 | The Port Users Confederation of the Philippines, Inc. (PUCP) recommends amending the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Overloading Act to allow truckers to comply with the law once the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)...

PH truckers reissue call to extend moratorium on anti-overloading law

PH truckers reissue call to extend moratorium on anti-overloading law

Jul. 1 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) is asking the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to once again extend the moratorium on enforcing the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight (MAGVW) for trucks/trailers with...

PH shipping, trucking rate hike looms in wake of higher fuel excise tax

PH shipping, trucking rate hike looms in wake of higher fuel excise tax

Mar. 24 | At the recently concluded forum on “Understanding TRAIN: What’s At Stake for the Cargo Transport Industry” co-organized by the Philippine Multimodal Transport and Logistics Association and PortCalls The increase in the excise tax on...

CTAP suggests ways to make anti-overloading law viable

CTAP suggests ways to make anti-overloading law viable

Dec. 24 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) is proposing several measures to ensure truckers’ compliance with the anti-overloading law. In a position paper submitted to Public Works Secretary Mark Villar, CTAP reiterated its...