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DTI eyes overhaul of seafreight forwarding rules

DTI eyes overhaul of seafreight forwarding rules

Nov. 23 | Covered under the draft Department of Trade and Industry order are all entities engaged in transporting goods for a fee by sea or by land from point of receipt to point of destination. Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Department...

MARINA eyes expansion of accreditation policy to cover seafreight forwarders

MARINA eyes expansion of accreditation policy to cover seafreight forwarders

Nov. 24 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is looking to revise Memorandum Circular No. 186, its ruling on the accreditation of maritime enterprises, to encompass Philippine seafreight forwarders. Under a draft circular dated November 12, the agency will...

Hike in PH off-dock storage rates justified: PortCalls survey

Hike in PH off-dock storage rates justified: PortCalls survey

Feb. 4 | AROUND 61% of those in the Philippine transport and logistics industry believe an increase in warehouse rates charged by off-dock container yard/container freight operators is justified 13 years after the Bureau of Customs (BOC) prescribed uniform rates...

New PH sea freight forwarders outnumber airfreight counterparts

New PH sea freight forwarders outnumber airfreight counterparts

Feb. 4 | MORE Philippine companies were engaged in the sea freight forwarding business rather than airfreight forwarding in 2013. Data from the Philippine Shippers’ Bureau (PSB) and the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), the government agencies responsible for accrediting...

PH trade department reassures forwarders on post-PSB accreditation

PH trade department reassures forwarders on post-PSB accreditation

Dec. 22 | PHILIPPINE freight forwarders need not worry because there would definitely be a division under the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to accredit them despite upcoming changes in the department. The department made the assurance amid reports the...

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...

PH shippers’ agency pushes crackdown on erring forwarders

PH shippers’ agency pushes crackdown on erring forwarders

Jul. 8 | THE Philippine Shippers’ Bureau (PSB) is keen to hunt down freight forwarding violators, adding names to the list of both erring non-accredited and accredited cargo forwarders. As of June 28, the PSB had listed two accredited freight forwarders, RRG...

Newly accredited PH forwarders join fight for freight

Newly accredited PH forwarders join fight for freight

Jul. 2 | COMPETITION in freight forwarding just got tighter, as a new batch of domestic freight forwarders (DFFs) and international freight forwarders (IFFs) joined the industry after obtaining accreditation in the first five months of the year. Data from the...

More complaints on missing ‘balikbayan’ boxes sent to PH justice department

More complaints on missing ‘balikbayan’ boxes sent to PH justice department

Jun. 13 | THE Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has endorsed to the Department of Justice (DOJ) four other complaints on undelivered balikbayan (personal effects) boxes against Pacific Logistics International Cargo, The Filipino Cargo International,...

Overseas PH workers make freight forwarding a billion-dollar business

Overseas PH workers make freight forwarding a billion-dollar business

Apr. 14 | The growing number of balikbayan or door-to-door boxes, which reflects the steadily increasing legion of overseas Filipinos, is boosting the country’s billion-dollar freight forwarding business. Philippine Shippers’ Bureau executive director Atty...