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INHTA’s new board of trustees inducted

INHTA’s new board of trustees inducted

Dec. 6 | Image by Karen Arnold from Pixabay The Inland Haulers and Truckers Association (INHTA) has inducted its new Board of Trustees (BOT) for the year 2020. Teodorico Gervacio remains as the association’s chairman and president, while John G. Siojo is vice...

DTI pushes adoption of new road freight transport standards by truckers, forwarders

DTI pushes adoption of new road freight transport standards by truckers, forwarders

Nov. 17 | The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Competitiveness Bureau (CB) is encouraging truckers to adopt best global practices and standards in their operations as a way to help improve the Philippine logistics sector’s competitiveness. Adopting best...

The Movers Are Moving Away

The Movers Are Moving Away

Nov. 8 | On our way back from our extended weekend break, we passed by a newly-built distribution center, with many trucks, seemingly new, parked outside.   Why there are that many trucks lying idle seems unusual. It may be the Undas long weekend, but it...

Truck drivers to undergo discipline training

Truck drivers to undergo discipline training

Jul. 31 | Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in a meeting with truckers’ associations on July 30. Photo from Manila Public Information Office. Truckers will conduct training for their drivers in response to Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno”...

PEZA looks to simplify requirements, extend validity of 3PL accreditation

PEZA looks to simplify requirements, extend validity of 3PL accreditation

Jul. 17 | Philippine Economic Zone Authority deputy director general for operations Harriet Abordo said the agency plans to lengthen the validity of accreditation of truckers, freight forwarders and customs brokers to three years from the current one year. The...

JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

JAO regulating foreign carriers’ charges out in a week or two—DTI chief

Jun. 23 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay The joint administrative order (JAO) that will regulate local charges imposed by international shipping lines servicing the Philippines will be out in one or two weeks, according to Trade and Industry Secretary...

CYs remain congested but new depots being constructed

CYs remain congested but new depots being constructed

Mar. 16 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay More container yards (CY) are being built to accommodate more empty containers as existing and new depots in Metro Manila and nearby areas remain congested, according to the Container Depot Alliance of the Philippines...

Truckers oppose BOC registration, claim new policy is ‘redundant’

Truckers oppose BOC registration, claim new policy is ‘redundant’

Feb. 18 | The registration of truckers with the Bureau of Customs under Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) 05-2019 is “redundant”, as truckers already comply with the franchising requirement of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB),...

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

Feb. 15 | All Philippine truckers transporting import and export shipments to and from the ports will soon be required to register with the Bureau of Customs (BOC), otherwise they can’t carry such goods. The ruling is contained in Customs Memorandum Order (CMO)...

CTAP seeks total scrapping of trucks’ maximum allowable weight rule

CTAP seeks total scrapping of trucks’ maximum allowable weight rule

Dec. 25 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CTAP) will ask the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to permanently suspend the enforcement, under the Anti-Overloading Law, of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight...