The United Portusers Confederation, Inc. (UPC), a group of transport and logistics associations, bares its goals on day 2 of the 2022 Ports and Shipping Conference.
Mr. Nelson Mendoza, president of UPC, reported that its mission is to be the “go-to organization for port-related concerns of all port users and stakeholders nationwide.”, and relative to that announced the following as their current goals:
- Development and port infrastructures
- Expansion of global trade
- Security compliance
- Safety regulations and committee
- Specify government agency governing shipping lines
- Transition to digitalization
- Freight rate regulation
- Cargo tracking
- Nationwide truck regulation
Its member associations include the Association of Off-Dock CFS Operators of the Philippines (ACOP), Association of Transshipment Operators of the Philippines (ATOP), Philippine Association of Black Iron & Galvanized Iron Pipes & Tubes Manufacturers, Inc. (BIGI), Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP), Procurement and Supply Institute of Asia (PASIA), Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PHILEXPORT), Philippine Insurers & Reinsurers Association of the Phils. (PIRA), and Philippine Multimodal Transport & Logistics Association, Inc. (PMTLAI).
The 2022 Philippine Ports and Shipping Conference took place from June 21 – 23 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila, co-sponsored by the International Container Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Asian Terminals Incorporated (ATI). KJDA