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BOC establishes staff performance system

BOC establishes staff performance system

Feb. 20 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has created an internal management system that looks at individual and group performance, establishes accountability, and lays the ground work for dropping from the rolls underperforming employees. The BOC Strategic Performance...

Load port survey on hold until Manila port congestion goes away

Load port survey on hold until Manila port congestion goes away

Sep. 2 | The implementation of the expanded load port survey (LPS) program covering containerized cargoes is still on hold pending resolution of congestion at Manila ports. PortCalls sources at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said the agency is still awaiting normalization...

BOC’s new order bolsters anti-nepotism campaign

BOC’s new order bolsters anti-nepotism campaign

Aug. 22 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is strengthening its drive against nepotistic practices in government with a newly issued administrative order barring employees with relatives up to the fourth degree of consanguinity or affinity from working in the agency. “This...

63% of PH importers, brokers get provisional accreditation

63% of PH importers, brokers get provisional accreditation

Aug. 17 | A total of 9,418 importers and customs brokers, or 62.8% of the 14,995 registered with the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC), beat the July 31 accreditation deadline and received a provisional accreditation from the customs agency. According to an advertisement...

DOTC, BOC get negative rating in new business survey

DOTC, BOC get negative rating in new business survey

Aug. 12 | The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) were among 19 government agencies to receive negative net satisfaction scores in a recent survey conducted by the Makati Business Club (MBC). In the “Second Semester...

BOC partners with civil service for jobseeker exam

BOC partners with civil service for jobseeker exam

Aug. 6 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Civil Service Commission aimed at developing a prequalifying exam for BOC job applicants. The agency is looking to fill more than 1,000 vacancies in its ranks. The current...

BOC pre-inspection system to start mid-year

BOC pre-inspection system to start mid-year

May. 1 | Customs Deputy Commissioner for Assessment and Operations Coordinating Group Atty. Agaton Teodoro Uvero The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) will require containerized and other non-containerized import cargoes to undergo a load port survey (LPS) starting...

BOC plots roadmap, sets targets for reforms

BOC plots roadmap, sets targets for reforms

Apr. 28 | Customs Commissioner John Sevilla The new leaders of the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) have set targets for changes they want to implement this year and next in the country’s second largest revenue-generating agency. A document obtained by PortCalls...

BOC’s Feb. revenue up 22% but short of target

BOC’s Feb. revenue up 22% but short of target

Apr. 5 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has kept its growth momentum this year, generating P27.4 billion of revenue in February, an increase of 21.93% from P22.471 billion in the same period last year. However, the February figure was lower than the agency’s...

BOC issues schedule of port dues for assessment purposes at MICT, South Harbor

BOC issues schedule of port dues for assessment purposes at MICT, South Harbor

Mar. 28 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released a schedule of cargo-handling tariff, arrastre charges and wharfage dues that must be used as guide in the computation of landed cost for shipments going through the Manila International Container Terminal...