Fourth Round of Exemption to Clear Import & Export Cargo of All Goods From Ports During Movement Control Order (MCO) Period
Ministry Of Transportation announced on 17th April 2020, a fourth round of exemption to clear import and export cargo from ports during the third phase of extended movement control order (MCO) period. The fourth round of exemption period is from Monday, 20 April 2020 to Thursday, 23 April 2020. The cargo activities at the country's main port continues with the implementation of fourth round to ensure that the activities at the ports remain smooth and that the capacity of space is maintained.
Companies whose goods are stored at Port Klang, ports in Johor, Penang, Kuantan, Melaka, Bintulu and Padang Besar bordering Thailand are advised to move their goods out of those ports from Monday, 20 April 2020 to Thursday, 23 April 2020.
For more information please visit : http://cccovid19.mot.gov.my Read full media statement (in Bahasa Melayu) : http://cccovid19.mot.gov.my/assets/images/preview/17042020_KENYATAAN_MEDIA_YBM_FASA_4_ PELEPASAN_KARGO_DI_PELABUHAN.pdf
Permissions to Operate for Supply Chain Activity, Food Sector, ETrade and Sub Sectors Regulated by KPDNHEP during MCO Phase 3
During the first two phases of the Movement Control Order (MCO), the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs approved the operations of various industry players to ensure the public would have access to essential and critical needs.
For the latest update for the third phase of the MCO, please visit : https://www.kpdnhep.gov.my/en/news/621-permohonan-pengesahan-operasi-sektor-bekalan-makanan-edagangan-penjagaan-kesihatan-di-bawah-perintah-kawalan-pergerakan.html
Read full media statement : https://amcham.com.my/wp-content/uploads/20200417-Press-ReleaseKebenaran-Beroperasi-KPK-Fasa-3-vFinal-MKNPMO.docx.pdf
Announcement by Senior Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali from the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI)
Allowing Additional Economic Sectors To Operate
MITI has undertaken engagement sessions with industry associations, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), local and international Chambers of Commerce as well as other relevant Ministries and agencies in order to identify the additional economic sectors to be allowed to operate subject to the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health (MOH). The Cabinet agreed to allow additional economic sectors to operate in phases subject to compliance with health guidelines and strict movement control. For more information please visit : https://www.miti.gov.my/miti/resources/Media%20Release/Press_Conference__Allowing_Additional_Economic_Sectors_to_Operate.pdf
The Operation & Services of Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) during MCO
Following the announcement by YAB Prime Minister on the further extension of Movement Control Order (MCO) to April 28, 2020, the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) has extended the deadline for payment of sales and services tax and other Customs related levies to May 13, 2020. All penalties on payment which receive by May 13, 2020 will be given full remittance. Online payment or postal service is highly encouraged. For more information please visit : https://mysst.customs.gov.my/assets/document/Annoucement/MAKLUMAN%20OPERASI%20DAN%20PERKHID MATAN%20JKDM%20SEMASA%20PKP3.pdf Please note that the document is in Bahasa Melayu.
Approvals To Operate Under Phase 1 & Phase 2 of Movement Control Order (MCO1 & MCO2) Remains Valid for MCO3 Period
Approvals given by MITI to companies to operate over Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Movement Control Order (MCO1 and MCO2) periods would remain valid throughout the MCO3 period. Companies are however, encouraged to re-apply via the MITI online system at http://application.miti.gov.my/ and not via MITI’s general website address to obtain the new format of approval that has a QR Code to facilitate the enforcement and verification of the approval by the enforcement authorities. For more information please visit : https://www.miti.gov.my/miti/resources/Media%20Release/Siaran_Media__Kelulusan_Syarikat_Beroperasi_Sepanjang_PKP_Fasa_1_2_Terpakai_Semasa_PKP_Fasa_3.pdf
Information that companies need to prepare before applying to MITI for approval to operate during extended MCO
The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has updated this morning for companies to prepare the necessary information, for the application for approval to operate during the Movement Control Oder (MCO). The online application will open on April 13, 2020 at 9.00 am and will be paperless i.e. fully digital. Further information please visit www.miti.gov.my Companies to register via the online portal at https://application.miti.gov.my/register
Operations continue running with skeleton staff in the office in all airport offices with staggered working hours. Customs Clearance is allowed however shipments will be held and Only Essential Goods with MITI approvals are allowed for delivery and pickup.
Operations continue running in both Northport and Seaport , CFS with normal operating hours.
Skeleton staff in office - Customer services running from 9.00am to 4pm. Those essential products and those with MITI approval only can be arranged for delivery / collection.
- 100% operational at all sites and support to all customers given.
- Workforce segregation and safety measures implemented at all sites.
- Domestic Distribution : Areas surrounding Enhanced Movement Control Order “EMCO” are being heighten by the Authorities. Distribution within the areas categorised under EMCO or Red Zones are subjected to approval from the Authorities. Please refer to Majlis Keselamatan Negara website for areas affected https://www.mkn.gov.my/web/ms/
- Domestic & Cross Border Movement : Stricter movement checks by the Police and Authorities on essential items and approval by MITI are allowed to be transported. Kindly refer the allowed list approved by the Malaysian National Security Council (Majlis Keselamatan Negara Malaysia) or from MITI website on the approval listing.
- Cross Border SIN Movement : Consignor/Consignee to provide Singapore’s Ministry Trade and Industry (MTI) approval letter at point of booking to Schenker to facilitate truck movement in and out of Singapore.
During this extended period of third phase Movement Control Order to 28 April, all our sites continue activated with necessary preventive measures including, contactless temperature check, sanitization of frequently touched areas, embargo on visitors and availability of hygiene stocks including masks, sanitizers. A all time work force segregation is being practiced with alternated - well spaced – work station arrangements to maximize distance as per standard norms and work from home plans.
In our warehouse we have initiated staggered shifts to minimize contact between teams and overall reduce density. Our business application have been tested for a work from home scenario and we have moved to VPN solutions to be able to access all systems.