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Christmas Holiday shipping 2021

'Tis the season to be jolly!!! Time goes by so fast and it's the season once again for us to celebrate it with friends and family (hopefully we can this year). As the holiday season is fast approaching, even if we are currently in a state of disarray, we still do not forget to celebrate the reason for the season. Most of us are even looking forward to it! Due to this, we have many seasonal importers who are rushing to [...]

Delays in PH import shipments seen as Delta sidelines China ports

08/19/2021 The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) warns of “looming delays” in the shipment of goods such as online shopping products and raw materials for manufacturing as the contagious Delta variant shutters key transfer hubs in China—where most of the country’s imports are coming from. At the same time, the PPA said importers and exporters should brace themselves for the expected surge in shipments once the situation returned to normal to avoid congestion at the country’s cargo hubs. “We’re giving everyone a [...]

Chinese New Year 2021 – Schedule

In anticipation of the upcoming Chinese New Year (February 12), we would like to advise everyone that the last day for accepting cargo in our Yiwu warehouse is January 25. Not that we want to stop operating early but because of the pandemic, there are some government regulations regarding street and business closures --- we just have to comply. Last day of work for Guangzhou warehouse = February 2. Taiwan warehouse = January 30 - February 17 (work resumes on the [...]

Chinese New Year 2021

Chinese New Year is fast approaching! As of this writing, we still have a month (more or less) to place orders in China before the long holidays. As a public holiday, Chinese people will get 7 days off from work from February 11 – 17 in 2021. Note though that not all companies follow this schedule as some start few days earlier and end it a day or two later so better check with your supplier until when you [...]

Mid Autumn Festival 2020

Our warehouses would be in holiday from September 30, 2020 in preparation of the Mid Autumn Festival and we'll be back on October 9. During this period we are not able to receive any cargo (I'm sure your supplier will be on holiday anyway ) Of course our Manila office will be in operation as we do not celebrate such holiday here. As always, happy importing!

FREE Delivery

FREE Delivery!!! We understand the difficulties this CoVid 19 season has brought upon our fellow citizen, especially the small business sector. We are finding ways to save our clients with some hard-earned Peso while at the same time keeping them safe in their respective places. We will be trying out our free delivery service so please be patient with us if ever we cannot accommodate your cargo. We can deliver for FREE if: 1) Your total bill is equal to or greater than P10,000 2) [...]

Everything is back to normal

Everything is back to normal now. All warehouses in China, Taiwan, Thailand, and Hong Kong are operational. Shipping lead time from the date of departure is back to normal. As mentioned in our previous posts that we're sorting a stockpile of 2 months worth of unclaimed cargo, a lot of those has already been claimed as more of our clients are able to go out to pickup / accept deliveries. We still have a few unclaimed cargo but definitely not an [...]

February – March cargoes…

February - March cargoes...   If you have February - March items with us, please be extra patient because your cargo would already be at the bottom of the stockpile as new cargo / containers keep on arriving even during the lockdown period.   Continuous arrival of cargo + no customer pickups / delivery due to lockdown = HUGE pile of cargo   Until we're able to dispose of the ones on top / new arrivals can we start disposing of those that arrived during [...]

New warehouses!

New warehouses! We have additional warehouses in China and also here in Manila to cater to your needs even during ECQ/MECQ/GCQ season just so we can accept more cargo from your suppliers. We'll be waiting for your cargo 😊 We also post news and updates over at our FB page

Your shipments are safe

Your shipments are safe Many are inquiring about the status of their cargo, some shipped March, some April, unfortunately our online tracking system is down as the staff who manages it aren't available due to the lockdown. We currently have more than a dozen containers still unloaded so your items are safe here. Since the ECQ (sometime early March), we lack manpower to manage unloading and preparation of cargoes for pickup/delivery which also includes advising customers of their cargo. Rest assured [...]