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BOC eyes more automation projects

BOC eyes more automation projects

Sep. 12 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has lined up several short-, medium- and long-term automation projects covering, among others, informal entries, e-commerce shipments and postal tracking. BOC Management Information System...

Full BOC automation requires P6B

Full BOC automation requires P6B

Feb. 6 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it needs an estimated P6 billion to fully automate its systems and processes, including the replacement of the outdated electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system. BOC spokesperson Atty. Erastus Sandino Austria, in a recent presentation...

All BOC automation requirements now with World Bank—Lapeña

All BOC automation requirements now with World Bank—Lapeña

Jun. 29 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has completed the requirements that will lead the World Bank (WB) to approve a proposed project to modernize and automate the customs agency. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña told PortCalls in an interview on...

BOC study to identify delays in cargo clearance

BOC study to identify delays in cargo clearance

Jun. 26 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will conduct a time release study (TRS) to identify delays in the clearance of cargoes and to formulate corrective measures, according to Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña. The TRS will cover the port operation process from...

BOC to complete WB requirements for customs automation by midyear

BOC to complete WB requirements for customs automation by midyear

May. 11 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) hopes to finish by the middle of this year the requirements that will lead the World Bank (WB) to approve a proposed project to modernize and automate the customs agency. “We have been doing the requirements we’re given...

BOC makes progress with $200M automation project

BOC makes progress with $200M automation project

Feb. 5 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has taken the first step to further automate its systems and modernize its processes with the help of Washington-based lender World Bank (WB). Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said BOC on January 25 concluded...

BOC turning to foreign partners for ICT modernization plan

BOC turning to foreign partners for ICT modernization plan

Nov. 15 | Philippine Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña at the recent Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. 27th National Convention in Davao City. The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) is tapping international institutions for the implementation of its automation...

Genuine customs reform requires a mix of ingredients, says former BOC official

Genuine customs reform requires a mix of ingredients, says former BOC official

Jul. 4 | Customs expert Atty Agaton Uvero at a recent logistics summit Aside from implementing the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), there are three other elements needed to achieve genuine customs reform, according to a former Philippine Bureau of...