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No trucks will be flagged down, impounded in Manila during MECQ

No trucks will be flagged down, impounded in Manila during MECQ

May. 19 | Trucks will remain unhampered in the nation’s capital during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), Manila City Mayor Francisco Domagoso assured trucking organizations in a virtual meeting on Tuesday (May 19). Domagoso said no truck will...

CTAP trucking holiday pushes through

CTAP trucking holiday pushes through

Jan. 13 | Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines directors and members at the Club Intramuros monitoring the trucking holiday called on January 13. Photo from CTAP Facebook page. The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP)...

Shipping lines, truckers not exempt from PPA accreditation

Shipping lines, truckers not exempt from PPA accreditation

Oct. 2 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) maintains truckers and shipping lines operating within ports require accreditation to continue providing port services. PPA general manager Atty. Jay Daniel Santiago said PPA is not granting the request of truckers...

Truckers’ registration at BOC on hold; goods lodgement declaration order moved to June 15

Truckers’ registration at BOC on hold; goods lodgement declaration order moved to June 15

May. 31 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has placed on hold its order requiring the registration of all truckers carrying import and export goods. At the same time, the agency pushed to June 15 implementation of a shorter period...

CTAP members to jack up trucking rates due to higher costs, empty returns problem

CTAP members to jack up trucking rates due to higher costs, empty returns problem

Nov. 18 | Image courtesy of khunaspix at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) will increase rates as costs have risen due to higher fuel and spare parts expenses and rental fees as well as lost opportunities...

PH trucking groups threaten to stage strike this month over empties’ return

PH trucking groups threaten to stage strike this month over empties’ return

Jun. 25 | THE Alliance of Concerned Truck Owners and Organizations (ACTOO) is planning to hold a strike this month to highlight its protest over unresolved issues concerning the return of empty containers. ACTOO president Ricardo Papa, in a letter to Association...

PH truckers, carriers address problem of delayed return of empties

PH truckers, carriers address problem of delayed return of empties

Mar. 24 | Philippine trucking groups and the Association of International Shipping Lines (AISL) have agreed on at least two initial measures to address the long-standing issue involving delays in the return of empty containers to container yards (CYs). The issue...

Truckers seek repeal of DOTr order on 15-year truck age limit

Truckers seek repeal of DOTr order on 15-year truck age limit

Aug. 6 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) is requesting the Department of Transportation to revoke a new department order that will effectively phase out trucks aged 15 years and above, asking instead that roadworthiness be...

CTAP, PUC join ASEAN trucking group

CTAP, PUC join ASEAN trucking group

Jul. 9 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) and Port Users Confederation (PUC) have joined the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Trucking Federation (ATF), finally becoming the Philippines’ representatives to the...

Is ‘Uber’ in Trucking the Next Big Thing?

Is ‘Uber’ in Trucking the Next Big Thing?

May. 23 | A majority of global freight movement involves trucking and yet, the industry still struggles to move freight long distances quickly, safely, and inexpensively. As the trucking industry comprises a large number of players who own small fleet of trucks,...