Transport and logistics associations bare their goals at the 2022 Ports and Shipping Conference

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:

  1. Development and port infrastructures
  2. Expansion of global trade
  3. Security compliance
  4. Safety regulations and committee
  5. Specify government agency governing shipping lines
  6. Transition to digitalization
  7. Freight rate regulation
  8. Cargo tracking 
  9. 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

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