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COVID highlights PH supply chain weaknesses

COVID highlights PH supply chain weaknesses

Jun. 29 | Disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) have brought to fore supply chain weaknesses in the Philippines, according to National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary for Regional Development Group Adora Navarro in a presentation...

DOTr logistics plan eyes PH infra upgrade, ASEAN linkages

DOTr logistics plan eyes PH infra upgrade, ASEAN linkages

Sep. 22 | Philippine Transportation Undersecretary for Planning Rommel Gavieta at the recent Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines annual conference The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has identified several infrastructure projects and policy...

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...

EO in the way of accreditation body for PH multimodal transport operators

EO in the way of accreditation body for PH multimodal transport operators

Apr. 12 | The push to have a national accreditation body for multimodal transport operators (MTOs) in the Philippines, one of the integrative actions being pursued by member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), is being hampered by an...

ASEAN urges acceleration of domestic reforms for faster regional transport upgrade

ASEAN urges acceleration of domestic reforms for faster regional transport upgrade

Nov. 26 | The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) recommends the ratification of signed protocols and acceleration of domestic reforms needed to achieve transport facilitation through an integrated, efficient, and globally competitive transport system...

PH gov’t asked to implement ASEAN multimodal transport pact

PH gov’t asked to implement ASEAN multimodal transport pact

Nov. 20 | The Philippine logistics industry will not be able to compete with its Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) peers unless the government institutionalizes provisions of the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Multimodal Transport (FAMT), according to...

Changing Rules for Forwarding

Changing Rules for Forwarding

Feb. 8 | LAST month, we wrote about the various trade and customs developments that will likely impact on how importers, forwarders, shipping lines and customs brokers conduct their business with customs. In addition, we have outlined below some other developments...

New Rules for Multimodal Transport

New Rules for Multimodal Transport

Oct. 19 | MULTIMODAL transport generally refers to the carriage of goods by at least two modes of transport under the responsibility of a single transport operator; the different modes may refer to carriage by water (both ocean and inland waterways), air or land. In...