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Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Jun. 27 | Manila North Harbor The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has directed all domestic shipping lines to extend a shipping rate discount of at least 40% on all agricultural and food products. At the same time, they were ordered to allocate no less than...

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Jun. 26 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered international shipping lines to implement a minimum free time period of eight days for cargoes unloaded from date of discharge at any port in the Philippines. DOTr...

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Jun. 26 | Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has established the Shippers’ Protection Office (SPO) to protect domestic and international shippers “against unreasonable fees and charges imposed by domestic and...

NEDA chief stresses import of cold chain logistics

NEDA chief stresses import of cold chain logistics

Jun. 18 | Acting NEDA secretary Karl Kendrick Chua | Photo from Chua’s official Facebook page The need for cold chain logistics was emphasized by Acting Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua to prolong shelf life of agricultural food products...

Pre-COVID or under new normal, challenges the same for logistics industry

Pre-COVID or under new normal, challenges the same for logistics industry

Jun. 14 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The new normal will bring the same challenges to the logistics industry, according to the Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP). “All the logistics challenges we are experiencing...

Company ID, proof of employment all that’s needed to clear checkpoints

Company ID, proof of employment all that’s needed to clear checkpoints

May. 29 | Workers engaged in essential industries only need to show their company IDs or other proof of employment to pass through checkpoints, according to Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año. In a statement, Año said employees returning to work...

IATF IDs still honored at checkpoints

IATF IDs still honored at checkpoints

Apr. 21 | The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) IDs issued by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will continue to be recognized at checkpoints during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), according to the...

Clamor grows for waiver of port fees, extended free storage

Clamor grows for waiver of port fees, extended free storage

Apr. 20 | From top left to right: PMTLAI president Marilyn Alberto, PASIA president Charlie Villaseñor, Dr. Enrico Basilio, SCAMP president-elect Carlo Curay, and BOC assistant commissioner Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla during a recent #ResilienceandRecoveryPH...

IATF approves NEDA proposals to address supply chain woes

IATF approves NEDA proposals to address supply chain woes

Apr. 20 | Cabinet secretary and IATF spokesperson Karlo Alexei Nograles The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has approved the National Economic and Development Authority’s (NEDA) proposal to address the country’s...

Only PNP can inspect cargo vehicles, and only if absolutely necessary

Only PNP can inspect cargo vehicles, and only if absolutely necessary

Apr. 3 | Only the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) may inspect cargo vehicles at dedicated control points (DCPs), according to PNP Joint Task Force Corona Virus Shield (JTF CV Shield) commander Police Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar. DCPs will...