Friday, December 4, 2020
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Business groups seek suspension of port charges to cut logistics costs

Business groups urged government to impose a moratorium on port fees to address supply chain challenges and sustain business operations during the enhanced community...

PPA issues procedures for quick release of cargoes

Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) rules implementing the joint administrative order (JAO) adopting processes for expedited release of shipments during the enhanced community quarantine have...

Cargo clearance may be accomplished in 24 hours, says BOC

Assuming all import documents are in order, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) can limit the clearance process for containers to 24 hours to ensure...

JAO fast tracks release of cargoes to address port congestion

The Philippine government is expediting release of containers to prevent port congestion during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Under Joint Administrative Order (JAO) No. 20-01,...

Port shutdown looms as overstaying cargoes clog Manila terminals

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has warned of a port shutdown if cargo owners and consignees “continue to shun calls” to withdraw their overstaying...

As supply chain disruption looms, IATF orders removal of containers from congested MICT

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) directed cargo transport stakeholders—particularly importers, consignees, truckers and shipping lines—and concerned government...

Navotas gov’t rejects industry petitions to suspend truck ban

Navotas City's implementation of the limited truck ban is pushing through despite calls for suspension of the policy by port stakeholders fearing flow of...

PH manufacturing improves but traffic, port congestion limit productivity

Operating conditions in the Philippine manufacturing sector recorded a modest improvement in December 2019, with demand growing further and exports increasing from November, but...

Port stakeholders oppose Navotas truck ban as another supply chain ordeal

Port stakeholders are objecting to a truck ban for implementation by Navotas City from January 1, 2020. The ban is threatening to impede trade flows...

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

An executive order will take the place of a proposed joint administrative order (JAO) designed to regulate charges of foreign shipping lines operating in...

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PH economy to contract by up to 9.5% in 2020

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Uconnect Worldwide Network family stays connected with digital conference

Stay resilient, stay safe, stay connected. That was the message of Mr. Stephen Sim, chairman of Uconnect Worldwide Network (UCN), during the group’s first Digital Alliance Conference...

Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock

We have been talking a great deal about digitalization in the supply chain over the past few years. Many conferences, webinars and reports have...