Third Party Logistics & Its Importance

Choosing the right third party logistics provider can be a difficult decision, especially since they are pivotal for retailers who want to achieve seamless and efficient strategies for their business. So let us help you delve into details for easier understanding of the importance of getting a 3PL. What is a Third Party Logistics Provider? Also called a 3PL, these are companies that offers outsourced logistics and supply chain management to other businesses. It may be a single provider, such as transportation.

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Holiday Season? ELC Is Ready For You!

For small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), a busy holiday season can make—or break—the year. A rush of product orders can provide a welcome revenue boost, if you’re prepared. But if not, you may run out of popular items, and be forced to either expedite orders, which can be an expensive proposition, or lose customers and business. The key to making this holiday season (and any other busy time, for that matter) a great one: To make effective plans address your end-to-end process from the.

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The Importance of Cargo Insurance

Getting a Cargo Insurance means protecting your financial investments from risks of damage, theft and loss. It commonly applies to our assets and whatever we consider as highly valuable in our lives – our home, our cars, our health, our pets and our life itself, is also being insured. In business, there are various types of insurance that guarantee risk recovery when accidents happen that will result in loss of stocks, inventories and income. One of these is cargo insurance. Cargo insurance.

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Top 5 Problems the Trucking Industry in the Philippines is Facing Today

The Trucking Industry in the Philippines is growing and opportunities are greater but the emergence of new problems and the old issues are also piling up affecting the small players and most especially, the drivers. The growing economy of the Philippines attracts with it a growing demand for trucks to transport goods, equipment and other supplies. Many industries even choose to venture into building their own fleet of trucks and bigger companies expand into a logistics company of their own. Top 5.

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How to Choose the Best Freight Forwarder in the Philippines?

In the modern way of doing business, businesses find suppliers on the internet. The companies that come on top of the search results are probably the best ones. But the internet algorithm might not be the same as how things work in the real world. So, how to choose the Best Freight Forwarder in the Philippines? Logistics, in the very literal sense, is the coordinated and organized movement of goods following specific processes using various transport equipment. It literally sounds mechanical. What.

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Port Congestion and Quick Solutions

The major ports in the Philippines, most especially the Manila International Container Port faces alleged port congestion due to a large number of empty containers staying at the container yard. According to reports, there are about 8,000 empty containers from different shipping lines. However, the Bureau of Customs ensures the public that there is no port congestion and that they make sure that these empty containers do not stay at the port for more than 90 days. This has been a decade-long.

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Does Age Matter? A Perspective of Roadworthiness of Trucks

Last November 19, 2018, truckers and brokers organizations, Aduana Business Club, Inc., Haulers and Truckers Association in the Watersouth, Inc. and Inland Haulers, Truckers Association (INHTA), and the Professional Customs Brokers Association of the Philippines started a 6-day “Customs Brokers, Port Truckers Day of Rest”. This act is a sign of protest against the Department of Transportation’s (DoTR) directive to phase out utility vehicles including trucks which have been on the road for 15 years or more. This follows the Department’s initiative.

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Accreditation of Freight Forwarding Companies in the Philippines

When transacting with a freight forwarding company, the most important thing to look for is their accreditation papers. It is not new in the business that there are dummy or fly-by-night freight forwarding companies in the Philippines. These companies may be registered entities but are not necessarily qualified to operate as a freight forwarder. A legitimate freight forwarder in the Philippines follows the accreditation process of the Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau – Business Licensing and Accreditation Division under the Department of Trade.

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The Smart Shipper: How to Get Accurate Quotations from Freight Forwarders?

Freight forwarding can be overwhelming to understand for many. But if you deal with supply chain management, procurement and logistics for your company, you don’t have a choice but to familiarize yourself with it. You have probably come across confusing proposals and quotations from freight forwarders. Or was surprised with high charges or last-minute changes in the pricing. You are not alone. In fact, this problem is quite common across all industries. This article will give you tips on how to get.

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Air Cargo in the Philippines

There is no doubt that when it comes to speed, air cargo is the most reliable. But with more factors to consider, will it work for your business? We have narrowed down the top reasons why and how air freight works. Likewise, we couldn’t miss all the other factors to consider before you go ahead and book an air cargo service in the Philippines. Advantages of air freight Speed and scheduled time of departed/arrival Domestically, there are hundreds of flights to choose.

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