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Cheaper fees for sending “balikbayan” boxes expected

Cheaper fees for sending “balikbayan” boxes expected

Dec. 14 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) expects less fees to be collected by freight forwarders for handling balikbayan box (containing household goods and personal effects) shipments once the new customs administrative order (CAO) on such shipments takes...

PCCI submits 10-resolution wish list to Duterte

PCCI submits 10-resolution wish list to Duterte

Oct. 16 | The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte its proposed list of programs and policy reforms it hopes the current administration will act on. The list presented to Duterte during the 42nd Philippine Business...

Updated IATA-FIATA air cargo program anchored on current business settings

Updated IATA-FIATA air cargo program anchored on current business settings

Oct. 11 | The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have formally launched an agreement to implement a new air cargo program that better reflects the new business models and the buyer-seller...

CAAP suspends accreditation requirement for handlers of dangerous goods

CAAP suspends accreditation requirement for handlers of dangerous goods

Jul. 27 | Air cargo service providers no longer need to secure accreditation for handling dangerous goods by air from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), at least for now. In Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 23-2016 dated July 11, CAAP director...

PH domestic airfreight volume up 11.1% in 2015; LBC Express leads forwarders

PH domestic airfreight volume up 11.1% in 2015; LBC Express leads forwarders

Jul. 11 | Cargo volume handled by domestic air freight forwarders in the Philippines increased 11.1% to 59.83 million kilograms in 2015 from 53.85 million kg in 2014, latest data from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) showed. Consolidations, which contributed 58.7%...

DOTC signs pact transferring accreditation of sea freight forwarders to Marina

DOTC signs pact transferring accreditation of sea freight forwarders to Marina

Jun. 26 | The Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has at last signed the long-awaited memorandum of agreement (MOA) that will transfer the oversight of sea freight forwarders from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to the Maritime...

Pact transferring PH sea freight forwarders’ accreditation to DOTC close to approval

Pact transferring PH sea freight forwarders’ accreditation to DOTC close to approval

May. 23 | A draft order that will effectively transfer the work of accrediting sea freight forwarders from the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), specifically the Maritime Industry Authority...

Old charges for PH freight forwarding services remain binding: DTI

Old charges for PH freight forwarding services remain binding: DTI

Mar. 14 | Issuances and circulars previously published by the now defunct Philippine Shippers’ Bureau (PSB) are still valid and in effect and freight forwarders should not impose extra charges not stipulated in these orders, according to the Department of Trade...

PH-registered freight forwarders reach 1,173

PH-registered freight forwarders reach 1,173

Oct. 19 | A total of 1,173 companies are engaged in air and sea freight forwarding in the Philippines as of September 2015, according to latest data from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). No comparable figures are available. Of...

PH agency accredits 7 new freight forwarders, renews 21 others

PH agency accredits 7 new freight forwarders, renews 21 others

Sep. 11 | SEVEN companies joined the Philippine freight forwarding industry in August while 21 others had renewed their accreditation over the last three months. Data from the Philippine Shippers’ Bureau (PSB) showed three of the seven are new domestic freight...