Through the initiative of SGV Logistics Leader and IDT Principal Stephanie V. Nava (SVN), and in collaboration with the Philippine Multimodal Transport and Logistics Association, Inc. (PMTLAI), SGV Strategy and Transaction (SaT) & MG 6 Leader Noel P. Rabaja (NPR) and IDT Senior Director Alden Patrick C. Labaguis led a webinar on "Common BIR Tax Issues for Logistics Industry Players and How to Handle Audits” and “Key Trends to Reposition Companies for Growth Beyond the Pandemic” on Monday, 15 November 2021 via Zoom. Over 160 participants from several logistics companies were present at the event.
PMTLAI webinar speakers
To open the event, Mariel KIiatchko from the event’s media partner PortCalls introduced IDT Senior Director Alden Patrick C. Labaguis, who then discussed common BIR tax issues encountered by logistics industry players. This was followed bya discussion on how to prepare for and handle BIR tax audits.
NPR discussed Key Trends to Reposition Companies for Growth Beyond the Pandemic. This focused on macroeconomic and logistics industry performance and outlook, recovering from the pandemic, repositioning for growth and trends in the logistics sector. NPR ended with a reminder that digital transformation is not just yesterday’s differentiator; it is today’s necessity, and the logistics sector should be ready to embrace sustainable logistics.
The event included an open forum where the speakers addressed questions from the participants.
The webinar’s organizing team included IDT Associate Director Gracia Mae Beronilla, and IDT Senior Associates Lauren Mendoza and Franz Harvey Obay.