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PH to pilot test IATA Secure Freight program in Dec

PH to pilot test IATA Secure Freight program in Dec

Dec. 1 | Rodrigo Reyes, IATA regional manager for Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security-Asia Pacific, at a recent forum organized by the Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association and PortCalls The Philippines will pilot test next month the International...

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...

Torres leads new set of PISFA officers

Torres leads new set of PISFA officers

Oct. 5 | Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association officers and board of directors for 2015 to 2017. Photo from PISFA Facebook page. The Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association (PISFA) has elected its new officers and board...

Still no certifying body for PH multimodal transport operators

Still no certifying body for PH multimodal transport operators

Oct. 5 | Multimodal transport operators operating in the Philippines may have to wait until yearend before the government can decide which department to designate as the certifying body for such operators under the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...

BOC requires fewer hard copies for consumption entries

BOC requires fewer hard copies for consumption entries

Jul. 27 | The Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) paperless drive will gain further traction with a plan to soon reduce the number of hard copies required in the submission of consumption entries, from the current seven copies to three. “By September 1 you only have to...

BOC eyes 3-year importer, broker accreditation

BOC eyes 3-year importer, broker accreditation

Jun. 29 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) plans to extend the validity period of accreditation for importers and customs brokers to three years from one year, according to Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina. The move is meant to align BOC accreditation with that of...

Use of GTSB in e-transshipment filing clarified

Use of GTSB in e-transshipment filing clarified

Jun. 3 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) have issued clarifications on the use of the General Transportation and Surety Bond (GTSB) under an order that will require electronic processing of transhipment entries by...

PEZA locators get automatic accreditation from BOC

PEZA locators get automatic accreditation from BOC

May. 29 | During a May 26 BOC-PEZA forum organized jointly by the Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association and PortCalls at the Manila Hotel, BOC deputy commissioner for Assessment and Operations Coordinating Group Group Atty. Agaton Teodoro Uvero...

Almost P44B in estimated losses from Manila truck ban—study

Almost P44B in estimated losses from Manila truck ban—study

Mar. 19 | The Philippine economy lost P43.85 billion from the impact of the seven-month truck ban imposed by the Manila City government last year, according to a government think tank. On February 24 last year, Manila City Council Ordinance No. 8336 was implemented,...

BOC suspends order banning export boxes without docs from MICP yard

BOC suspends order banning export boxes without docs from MICP yard

Aug. 14 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is suspending immediate implementation of an order that restricts laden export boxes without their corresponding processed export declarations from entering the Manila International Container Port (MICP) yard. In a meeting...