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Cebu Pac Turns 2 Planes to Freighters Ahead of Coming Boom in Logistics and E-Commerce

Cargo makes up only a tenth of budget airline's business but is the fastest-growing

Cebu Pacific Air announced it is converting its two ATR 72-500 passenger aircraft into freighter planesAfter gaining market dominance in affordable domestic transport of people on air, the country’s biggest budget airline, Cebu Pacific Air, is now positioning itself to benefit from ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 04, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

Lazada to Launch Online Grocery Line in PH Towards End-Year

E-commerce startup to build cold storage hubs in Metro Manila and nearby provinces

Lazada, the country's largest e-commerce platform, is launching an online grocery ordering and delivery service, one of its top executives said in a forum on Tuesday, March 6.Lazada Philippines CEO Inanc Balci made the announcement at the 10th Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 06, 2018 04:00:00
News and Events

Anti-Trust Body Voids Key Deal in Dennis Uy’s Takeover of Negros Navigation and 2GO Group

Philippine Competition Commission also fines Uy’s Udenna Corp. and Dutch counterparty Php19.6 million

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), the country’s anti-trust watchdog formed only in 2016, has voided a key transaction in Dennis Uy’s acquisition of a controlling stake in shipping and logistics companies Negros Navigation and 2GO Group.In a 33-page decision made public on ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 19, 2018 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 5 Ways to Succeed in the Logistics Business According to VCargo Founder Paulo Tibig

Once a delivery boy, Tibig now owns one of PH's fastest-growing logistics companies

Paulo Tibig had his first exposure in the logistics business when he worked as a part-time delivery boy for a custom brokerage company while taking up a business course in college.Tibig, who grew up in the province to attend college in the ...

by Henry Ong  | August 22, 2017 02:00:00
News and Events

Davao Tycoon Dennis Uy’s Wealth Expands Php459M After Chelsea Listing

The shipping and logistics firm’s share price rose 3.4% when it debuted at the PSE

Shipping firm Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. formally listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on August 8. Trading under the ticker symbol CLC, the company opened the day with a share price of Php11.04, a 3.4-percent increase from its offer price of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 08, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Sending V-Day Gifts? Try These App-based Couriers

Five logistics startups aim to deliver your parcels within a day in Metro Manila

Whether it's flowers, chocolates or jewelry, nothing beats personally handing over your precious Valentine's Day gift to your object of affection.But if personal delivery is not an option, why not consider these app-based couriers that specialize in same-day delivery within Metro Manila?Many ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | February 13, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

How Xend changed the PH courier service

Xend founder and CEO Bjorn Pardo dared to change the rules of local courier service, thereby making a mark in e-commerce delivery.

When Bjorn Pardo started Xend in 2004, his goal was to address the pain points that Filipino merchants were experiencing in the nascent e-commerce segment.An online retailer himself who specialized in wood exports to cue stick makers in the US, Pardo sweated ...

by Johanna Poblete  | May 21, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

How this logistics solutions provider shines amid industry crisis

This growing logistics and transport firm shares its winning formula on how it still manages to do better amid an industry crisis.

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 06, 2014 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Young entrepreneur overcomes tough challenges of the logistics industry

Young age and lack of expertise was initially a disadvantage to this entrepreneur. However, with his different business strategies and optimism, Jan Ernest Go has led his company to become among the most aggressive players in the logistics industry.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | August 28, 2014 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Working with suppliers for your business

Taking the time to enlist the best suppliers means production can go ahead with hardly a glitch.

As your business grows, so do its needs. This is especially true for an enterprise that is exhibiting solid growth and making strides within its market segment. The increased demand for your products may be heartening, but handling the supply chain of ...

by Rafael Santos  | July 09, 2013 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Accredited freight forwarders for your business

Atty. Dimagiba urges the public to file a complaint on the non-delivery.

Becoming a retailer is one of the easiest ways to become an entrepreneur. Usually this means reselling products you bought abroad that is not readily available here for a profit. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) tells businesses and particularly the ...

April 18, 2013 04:00:00
Startup Tips

Good inventory management equals big profits

Maintaining inventory costs money, but not having enough stocks means your supply would be compromised. Here\\\'s how to strike a balance.

The growth of businesses engaged in manufacturing or retail products distribution means the entrepreneur must constantly deal with an increasing list of inventory items to manage.According to supply chain expert Arthur Kessel of logistics and freight handling company Accela Inc., a business ...

by Rafael Santos  | April 03, 2012 07:00:00