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    ALFI Urges Evaluation of All Tariffs of Port of Priok Services

    Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) at Tanjung Priok, Jakarta –

    JAKARTA – The Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) urges the improvement and evaluation of the service tariff structure at Tanjung Priok Port.

    The evaluation is for the services of the port of Priok to refer to Regulation of the Minister of Transportation No: 72/2017 on the type, structure, class and mechanism of port service tariff determination signed by MoT Budi Karya Sumadi on August 11, 2017.

    General Secretary of DPW ALFI DKI Jakarta, Adil Karim said that the improvement and evaluation of tariff in Priok port become the authority of the local Port Authority.

    “ALFI urges OP Priok to be able to initiate the evaluation of port service tariff in Priok.” There should be a refresher and review because the existing tariff structures and mechanisms do not create cost-efficiency logistics services through Priok port, “he told Bisnis.com Wednesday (18 / 10/2017).

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    Advantages Of Ocean Freight Over Air Freight

    Air and ocean freight are two major methods of shipping cargos on international grounds. With increasing globalization and technology advancement, more opportunities have become available to businesses which help them in exploring a wide network of their consumers and in expanding. Transactions, unlike ever before, have become easier to make in the international market owing to the introduction of new communication tools.

    Today, hardly any business can elude the inevitable activity of international shipping. For the same, they hire international shipping companies, which are on continuous rise owing to the fact that they perform this function perfectly. The best oversea shipping services are available with these firms. Though, a wide variety of shipping methods are available in the present era, only sea freight was used to ship products to different locations earlier.

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    Increase of Aviation Tariff, INACA Appreciation of Ministry of Transportation

    The aircraft took off at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali.

    JAKARTA – The Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA) has appreciated the Ministry of Transportation’s step to increase the scheduled scheduled commercial airline fare rate from 30% to 40% of the upper limit rate.

    “We are grateful that INACA’s proposal for the increase is approved by Kemenhub,” said Head of Scheduled Aviation Division of INACA Bayu Sutanto to Bisnis on Monday (16/10/2017).

    He said INACA had indeed proposed to Kemenhub to raise tariffs on scheduled commercial aviation and approved for 15 solid routes.

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    Express Delivery, Air Cargo Letter Became Expense

    JAKARTA – The air cargo letter (SMU) is still the largest cost component for the express delivery business.

    Managing Director of PT Citra Van Titipan Kilat (Tiki) Tomy Sofhian said that in the goods delivery cycle from the starting point to the end there are nodes that incur costs such as courier fees, sorting, high school, until delivery.

    SMU is necessary because in the express delivery business that requires speed, air transport is always the main choice.

    “SMU is one of the biggest cost contributors, because at every point there is cost and the biggest one is in the center [the airport],” he said on Sunday (15/10/2017.

    Therefore, in order to more cost efficient Tiki boost the volume of goods delivery. The reason, the air cargo price depends on the volume. The bigger the volume then the cheaper the price.

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    There is Inaportnet, Minister of Transportation Hope Port Operation 24/7

    Loading and unloading the container at Tanjung Priok port, Jakarta, Friday (9/29/2017). – JIBI / Abdullah Azzam

    JAKARTA – The Ministry of Transportation expects port activities can last for 24 hours in 7 days along with the operation of Inaportnet in 16 ports throughout Indonesia.

    Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said Inaportnet application can unite all stakeholders. These conditions can make the savings both in terms of time and human resources.

    “As in Priok, not knowing when it can happen, I ask Saturday – Sunday to enter. No more Saturday-Sunday is a holiday. Well, we again assign the Priok team and [together] Customs to invent what to do with the INSW [Indonesia National Single Window], Inaportnet the necessity to do IT sophisticated and open 7 days in a week even 24 hours it can happen, ” he said.

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    Information Technology Help Tap Logistics Costs

    Minister of Communications and Informatics Rudiantara when talking to Indonesia Japan Digital Nexicorn Meet Up, in Jakarta, Tuesday (12/9). – JIBI / Dedi Gunawan

    JAKARTA-Information technology can be used to reduce the high cost of logistics in Indonesia.

    Minister of Communication and Information Rudiantara said, Indonesia’s logistics performance declined in recent years. This is due to inefficient delivery of goods.

    However, as the development of technology emerges disintermediary trends or the loss of intermediaries between the logistics nodes. This is driven by technology utilization.

    “Intermediaries are lost and prices can be cheaper, so digital technology can be an enabler for the logistics world,” he said as a speaker at Transportation, Logistic and Maritime Expo 2017 in Jakarta, Tuesday (10/10/2017).

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    ALFI Still Confused About Rising Shipping Tariffs

    JAKARTA. some time ago the Indonesian National Shipowners Association (INSA) announced a 20 feet freight shipping tariff for the Surabaya-Ambon route. The Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) is not yet aware of the clarity regarding this tariff increase information.

    “We who represent the traders do not know the obvious. It may be worth explaining openly so that all parties can see in a transparent, “said Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi, Chairman of the Indonesian Logistics Forwarders Association. Sunday (8/10).

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    Logistics Costs Can Decrease, Provided …

    JAKARTA – The development of transportation infrastructure is expected to have a positive impact on the reduction of logistics costs of the country.

    Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Rosan P. Roeslani said the new logistics costs could be more efficient if transportation and logistics are integrated.

    “Transportation and logistics infrastructure must be integrated in order to reduce the cost of logistics,” he said at a press conference of Indonesia Transport, Logistics & Maritime Week 2017 in Jakarta on Thursday (5/10/2017).

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    350 Companies Will Enlarge International Logistics, Transportation & Maritime Exhibition

    Jakarta – A total of 350 national and international companies participated in the exhibition of Indonesia Transport, Logistic & Maritime Week (ITLMW) 2017. The event will be held from 10 to 12 October 2017 at the Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran. ITLMW 2017 aims to be a forum for industrial communications and business opportunities dedicated to the transportation, logistics and Maritime sectors in Indonesia.

    “The main objective of KADIN Indonesia in organizing this exhibition is to provide a platform for business opportunities in the transportation, logistics and maritime sectors, as well as to create opportunities for business transactions and cooperation opportunities between local and international players. In addition, ITLMW 2017 is also expected to provide insights and insights on the importance of developing an integrated national logistics system, becoming a networking event and providing the latest information and knowledge on Transport, Logistics and Maritime industry in Indonesia, “said Chairman of Kadin Indonesia Roslan P Roeslani in broadcast the press to INDUSTRY.co.id, Thursday (5/10/2017).

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    Ironically, the Contribution of the Logistics Sector is High But The Costs Are Also Exorbitant

    JAKARTA – Indonesia is listed as one of the countries with the highest logistics cost. Indonesia’s logistics cost comparison to gross domestic product (GDP) is about 26%.

    Vice Chairman of Kadin for Logistics and Supply Chain Rico Rustombi said it was an irony. The reason, based on data Kadin logistics sector contribution to GDP reached 7.16%.

    “The contribution of the logistics sector is very large, so if the logistics cost comparison to GDP can be reduced to 20% it will be extraordinary,” he said in Jakarta on Thursday (5/10/2017).

    The problem now, Rico said, of the many infrastructure projects built by the government has not been specifically targeted for logistics.

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