LOAN PROGRAMS for MSMEs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic – Philippines

The recent lockdown due to the community outbreak of COVID-19 has hit it really bad for small business owners, or the MSMEs (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises). MSME’s are the backbone of the Philippine economy. These comprises of 1.42M registered businesses.

Who are the MSMES?

  • Micro enterprises – Asset size of not more than 3 Million pesos
  • Small enterprises – Asset size of not more than 10 Million pesos
  • Medium enterprises – Asset size of not more than 100 Million pesos


1. P3-ERF (Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso) 


The P3-ERF facility of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is part of the economic relief program of the Duterte administration for small businesses. DTI’s financing arm, Small Business Corporation, will grant access to the loan fund to micro and small enterprises continuously operating for at least one year prior to March 2020 whose businesses suffered “drastic reduction in sales.”

Loan Purpose and Qualifications:

        1. Loan updating or Anti-Foreclosure Support
        2. Working Capital Replacement for Restarting the Business (for smaller scale)
        3. Inventory Replacement

      Maximum Loanable Amount  :

              • Micro Enterprises:  P10,000.00 up to P200,000.00
              • Small Enterprises:  up to P500,000.00

      Good news for TNVS and other Transport Operators who are worried with their monthly amortization, they are included in the program and can apply for loan.

      For Small Transport Operators:
              • Proof of LTFRB franchise (for school bus operators) and/or Certificate of Public Convenience (for TNVS such as grab)
              • Copy of OR/CR of vehicle
              • In case of loan updating – Statement of Account or Billing Statement or any proof of unpaid amortization from the creditor

      For more information, please contact 8651-3333 or send an email at

      2. RESPONSE (Rehabilitation Support Program on Severe Events)


      Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) offers RESPONSE which provides rehabilitation financing support to DBP and non-DBP borrowers, both public and private institutions adversely affected by calamities, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. – DBP

              • Longer Payment terms of  up to 15 years inclusive of a three-year grace period, as well as concessional rates.

      Eligible Borrowers

      Public and/or private institutions located and/or operating in areas declared in a state of calamity by competent authority.

      Eligible Projects

      Projects located in areas affected by calamities and or force majeure events as determined by the appropriate authorities (i.e. President of the Philippines, NDRRMC, concerned LGUs)

      Pre-Qualification Criteria

      1. Declaration of state of calamity or existence of a calamity of an area.
      2. Lending Center/Department Head certification that the project was adversely affected by calamity or event arising from the occurrence of such calamity
      3. For new borrowers:

                • At least 1 year in operation prior to the calamity
                • No adverse findings from banks and major suppliers

      Loan Amount

      Based on project requirement*

      Visit DBP RESPONSE   for more information.

      3. I-RESCUE (Interim Rehabilitation Support to Cushion Unfavorably-affected Enterprises by COVID 19)


      Landbank in support of Republic Act No. 11469 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”, LANDBANK, through the I-RESCUE Lending Program, shall provide interim measures for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Cooperatives (Coops) and Microfinance Institutions (MFIs).

              • SMEs, MFIs, and cooperatives may borrow up to 85 percent of their actual need for working capital;
              • Interest rate of 5 percent per annum, payable up to a maximum of five years;
              • The program also offers restructuring of existing loans via additional loans, extended repayment period, or through other means (or combination of means);
              • The loan may be extended up to a maximum of 10 years, with up to three years grace period on the principal and up to one-year grace period on interest, depending on cash flow.

      Visit Landbank I-RESCUE or download this file I RESCUE LENDING PROGRAM BROCHURE for more information.

      These loan programs are part of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act or Republic Act 11465, an act declaring the existence of a National Emergency arising from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation.

      In demand now!

SKOOPLARSHIP – A TESDA CDA Partnership Program for Cooperatives

Now that we have an uncertain future ahead of us, some lost their jobs and we still didn’t know until when this epidemic will be. But more and more skills are needed in the digital world, thus, the need to upgrade our skills and learning. We, in the transport service Coop Sector is very much affected with these changes, and we are now in a hurry to keep up with the fast pacing world of digital technology. Good thing that one of the vehicle to achieve going digital is the latest TESDA program for Cooperatives!




This is a partnership between the CDA and TESDA to strengthen the capacity and competence of the cooperative members, officers and staff through access to technical and skills development training offered by TESDA.

Who can AVAIL?

Cooperative members, officers and staff especially those belonging to indigenous people, internally displaced persons of Marawi, Maguindanao and nearby municipalities who are willing to undergo technical and skills training offered by TESDA.

How do I enroll in a couse?

Visit the TOP (TESDA ONLINE PROGRAM) at and find the registration and enrollment procedures.



CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION will also be given after you finish the course.

Cooperative members who availed of the program are requested to inform the CDA Regional Office. For contacts, pls visit

Personally, I enrolled for Web Development using HTML5 and CSS3

tesda dashboard

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Here are the list of Renters, Operators and Drivers Rent A Car TSC Services

  • Rent A Car – Pick and Drop
  • Rent A Car – Car Hire
  • Rent A Car – Self Drive
  • Rent A Car – Tour Packages
  • Fleet Management (Government Events, Company Shuttle, etc.)
  • Motorcycle Oil
  • Non-transport – ALKAROCK alkaline rocks, and moringa oil

Future Businesses

  • Car Down payment Financial Assistance
  • Car Monthly Amortization Financial Assistance
  • Car Acquisition Assistance
  • Car Repair Shop (machine , body , tire and others)
  • Car wash
  • Car Supplies
  • Gasoline Station
  • Travel and Tours
  • Drivers Manning Agency
  • Other Transport Operations
  • Credit facilitation and Loans Marketing of Transport and Non-Transport Related Products and Services
  • Trading (Buy and Sell)
  • Training and Consultancy
  • Land Development (Agricultural)
  • Importation and Exportation
  • Human Resources
  • Mutual Funding for Business Acquisition
  • And a lot more of income generating projects.

Our current Transport Opportunity Logistics Delivery

We are now on the process of upgrading our Coop to Multi-Purpose Cooperative and is currently developing Gift Of Nature with its flagship product ALKAROCK.

Gift of Nature is also open for Membership (Resellers) and with exciting BENEFITS and Income potential for Members.

*ROADRACTSC Members are automatic Resellers of ALKAROCK.

Visit GIFT OF NATURE’S website at Gift Of Nature and for members registration at (still in beta mode).

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How to Join ROADRACTSC? – The Transport Queen

Hello Transport Partners! Thank you for visiting our page.


ROADRACTSC or Renters, Operators and Drivers Rent A Car Transport Service Cooperative is a duly registered Transport Service Cooperative. A Cooperative is a type of business registration just like DTI and SEC which have its legal identity thru the CDA or the Cooperative Development Authority.

In joining as a Member, he/she is expected to fully support the Projects, Values and the governing rules of ROADRACTSC.

Membership Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE, this will be fully explained before you are allowed to join and pay for memberships.

ONLY FULLY PAID ON MEMBERSHIP FEES AND CAPITAL SHARES ARE CALLED OFFICIAL MEMBERS (P2500) and those who are paid with their unit Misc fees and submitted complete requirements can expect other Firing (Pick and drop, other projects).

Only if the Members pool are not enough that we extend the Firing to Non members and non paid misc. fees.

Breakdown of Membership Fees

*We do not accept proxy membership, if you will be the one to get engaged with the Coop, you must be the Member.

  • RENTER/OPERATOR/DRIVER             P2500/person
  • MISC FEES PER UNIT                           P1500/unit



CAPITAL SHARES is a Mandatory obligation of each member. A Coop Member should pay his/her dues on shares to be considered an OFFICIAL Member and be entitled to other benefits.

CAP SHARES o Saping puhunan = 1K per share minimum of 4 shares (4000 per year)

Capital Build up o monthly dues P500 to 1K monthly to be paid every 1st week of the month

A Cooperative is not a Club, it is a business and each members share with the capital required contribution and is considered co-owner.

In order to fully understand re Coop, we have Mandatory seminars each members MUST ATTEND such as PMES & CETOS. For ROADRACTSC, we also require attending COO (Cooperative Opportunity Orientation) and NCO (New Cooperative Members Orientation).

Please check our list of Businesses here.

You may also e-mail for other inquiries.

Due to the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) we do not have schedules of physical gathering. We might schedule a ZOOM Orientation soon!

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GRAB Fares – Is it really that much?

Holiday Season is here, the crowd doubles and the traffic gigantic during this Season turning commuters to prefer GRAB as an alternative to their usual commuting options. But complaints here and there went viral on social media that even caught the attention of LTFRB, penalizing GRAB for its “high exorbitant fares”. But is it really that much?

 Is GRAB fares too much? To help our commuters understand that GRAB fares wasn’t too much, here are some factors to consider:

1. FUEL Costs 

Fuel costs range from P40 – P47/liter depending on the vehicle if it uses diesel or gasoline. Fuel costs are lower in some areas like Fairview QC and Silang, Cavite but would our drivers go for full tank in those places just to refill? Of course not. Us for example uses Nissan Almera 1.5E, we only use premium gasoline which is more expensive compare to diesel. Fuel costs fluctuates every now and then. A liter of fuel can cover only 9KMs. It is very rare that a GRAB ride can last for only this short distance. So do the math, 9KMs/Liter, a liter costs P47 x other factors which will contribute to your fare.


So there on our #1 factor is the fuel costs, adding to the costs of fuel consumption is the enormous TRAFFIC our drivers were braving. During heavy traffic, the car’s engine is on and air-con is being used, adding to the consumption of more fuel, and less chance for our Grab drivers to pick up another ride. It is estimated that an hour ride should at least reach P300-P500 depending if it is a regular Grab car or Premium. In this calculation, whether it is traffic or not, our Grab Peers can still be assured of a good take home pay.

3. 20 – 25% GRAB commission

GRAB is a ride hailing platform, and do business with its peers, hires hundreds of staff, have Operational and Strategical Managers, Hires high paying IT for its systems and most of all pays tax to our Government thus it is only right that they get commissions from its Peers which also benefit from its platform. The commission (20 or 25%) will depend on the performance of the GRAB Driver and the timing of his joining to GRAB. It is just like a usual company who gives extra to its Outstanding Drivers who hits GRAB’s target each week.

4. Vehicle Maintenance

Should we say more, the more our vehicle is on the road for 10-12 hours and some even beyond also means more chances of mechanical breakdown and scratches (breaks, clutch, aircon, etc.). And also covering too much distance means frequenting a visit to the casa for “change oil.” We do our maintenance every 3 months or 5,000 miles whichever comes first and this will cost a minimum of P1,500 and higher again depending on the casa and the type of vehicle.  So an Operator have to allot a certain portion of income to cover these expenses.

5. Monthly Amortization

Since GRAB cars are all new cars (current year up to 5 yrs.), we can expect that these peers are still paying their monthly amortization which costs from P13,000 – P35,000 again depending on the unit. For example, Toyota Vios range from P13K, Almera P14,500, Innova P25-28K, SUV P30-35K. Although there are some who were able to pay their vehicles in cash, but the majority of our peers are still paying their monthly car amortization which they also derive from their income with GRAB.

6. Pick-up point location

At times there are instances that the pick-up location is too far away from the driver, this happens when there are limited Grab cars in the area.

7. Convenience

With GRAB you are paying for extra convenience, unlike taxi, we all know that GRAB Cars will pick you up exactly where you are, the vehicles are all new, drivers are neat and when we say Premium it is incomparable to your regular way of commuting.

8. Alternative Transport only

GRAB is just an alternative mode of transport, unless you are privileged enough to use the platform on your daily commuting basis. It is like drinking Starbucks on an occasional basis. One cannot compare the fares of using a Grab to that of anything use for  massive transport like Jeepneys, buses or MRT/LRT. So if you are a new Rider of GRAB definitely you will find this option more expensive than the usual public transport.

9. GRAB is cheaper compared to other Premium service

Comparing to Rent A Car, GRAB is way too cheap for a premium service. Often, when I encounter Renters asking for car for hire but with a very limited budget, I often ask them to book a GRAB instead because this is at least 20 – 30% cheaper.

10. Surge

Surge happens when the demand is too high versus the number of vehicles available. As to any kind of goods, the law of supply and demand also applies during “surge” times. So if you are on a limited budget, avoid booking a GRAB during “surge”.

Overall, GRAB just like the other TNCs originally meant to be just a RIDE SHARING platform, where Operator-driver share their rides going to and from the office, home or to anywhere they can. But our public began to love the services these platform offers and the demand tremendously increased, that even LTFRB trust that GRAB can help augment the needs of the riding public. TNCs are really a big help not just to the commuters but also to our fellow Filipinos who managed to have a source of livelihood just by driving their cars, or hiring one. As a Rider we should also understand that these GRAB Operators/Drivers also have a family to support too, and let us help them to achieve enough income that is even more than just for car payment and maintenance. These drivers also have mouths to feed, and bodies to take care of. Let us support these people in order for them to continue plying in our streets.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and is not influenced by GRAB or anyone. This is purely based on personal experience and observations. 

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Van Rental Logistics Opportunity! – The Transport Queen



(VAN with 8 styro capacity like H100, NV350, Urvan, Grandia, Commuter baklas upuan)

Sawa na ba kayo sa kaka-patintero at bidding ng arkila online? Sa pasulpot-sulpot at seasonal na byahe?

Pwes, ROADMATES THIS IS OUR CHANCE FOR LONG TERM na byahe, oo, ikaw ang magsasawa sa kakabyahe!!!

Contract Duration: NOVEMBER 1 to January 5, 2020

âś” Daily trip

âś” 2 to 3 drops modern trade (Supermarkets)

âś” Cargo is Ice Cream

âś” Area of destination (routes per area): within pasay, paranaque, taguig, las pinas, cavite

âś” RATES: Members P2400/day, Non-Member P2300/day or up to P60K a month all-In, Toll and Parking fees reimbursable as long as correctly filed

✔Payment Terms: 30days billing

âś” Possible to convert to longer contract depending on your performance (byahe ng byahe hanggat gusto)

✔Other details shall be discussed during orientation

✔Must be willing to acquire franchise (for hire)



• Photocopy of Driver’s License

• OR/CR and car insurance

• Brgy. Clearance

• 2×2 and 1×1 Id picture of Driver and Optr.

• Valid Ids

Signup here

Selecta Account Sign-up form

For Logistics Account overview and other info:

Logistics What you need to know

Comment here or contact us for more info.

Facebook page: Road Rent-A-Car Transport Service Cooperative

Mobile: 0916-2584161


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ROAD RENT A CAR celebrates its 4th Year Founding Anniversary!

ROAD RENT A CAR, ROADRACTSC, ROADRACC, OR ROAD-C are some of the acronyms which simply stands for Renters, Operators and Drivers Rent A Car Transport Service Cooperative. ROADRACTSC, now celebrates its 4th Year Founding Anniversary.

I together with 10 great people have founded ROAD last October 10, 2015 and it started at a small meeting in Waltermart, Valley 2, Sucat, Parañaque. Which was immediately proceeded with PMES.

Let me take you down to a quick memory lane;

It was then a downtime at the Uber platform, so an Uber member posted;

Ano kaya kung pagsama-samahin natin mga kotse natin at gawin natin Rent A Car.”

More than a hundred responded including me and Chairman Emeritus James Taboy, a meeting was then agreed at Waltermart. I have just given birth then to Conan so I asked my husband, now General Manager and CEO Eman Balani to attend on my behalf. 10 attended. And immediately the group ROAD-C was made and formed, and the Facebook Group still exists and now named ROAD RENT A CAR COOP . And as the saying goes “the rest is history.”

October 10, 2015, Core Group

The group agreed to form a Cooperative and met the needed no. of members on October 18, 2015

Pre-Membership Orientation Seminar

Next, we complied to the required CETOS (Cooperative Education Transport Operation Seminar) Held on Nov. 8, 2015 at Moonwalk, Parañaque.

1ST CETOS, November 8, 2015, Moonwalk

Highlights of 2015

  • Asean Tourism Summit (ATF), 5 Units
  • 1st Cooperative Opportunity Orientation and the other 1st Orientations were just being done under a mango tree

  • ROADRACCS Road To Fame Final Committee Qourum held on Nov. 28, 2015 at Pansol, Laguna. Attended by 75 Officers and Members.
  • One of the biggest Cooperative Opportunity Orientation with volume memberships on the spot were at Bahay Ni Bulilit, December 6, 2015. It was attended by hundreds of fleet partners mostly from Uber group.

  • 1st New Cooperative Opportunity Orientation was held December 13, 2015 at Gogogo Grill, Daang Hari, Molino Road. Members were being oriented with ROADRACTSC culture, rules, operations and members introduce themselves and other interests aside from transport.

  • 1st Christmas Party with a hundred attendees who graduated PMES (Pre-Membership Education Seminar) held at Crab Pot, Alabang, Muntinlupa. Wth Speaker Ka Abet Sabarias.

PMES and Christmas Party

ROAD RENT A CAR TSC experiences ups and down same as other businesses and Cooperatives. But still it managed to endure 4 years strong and is now gearing towards #rebuildRoadractsc. Aside its various transport projects, ROAD RENT A CAR TSC is also now looking forward to becoming a Multi-Purpose Cooperative.

ROADRACTSC is now open for Investors for its new Product and Marketing concept.

PROJECT: The Gift Of Nature (GONA)

PRODUCTS: GONA juice and Teas, ROAD ROCKS Alka Rocks (Alkalized Tumblers

Marketing type: Networking & Direct Selling

GONA Project Member Benefits:

✔Livelihood Trainings

✔Drivers Training (Driving Lesson)

✔Networking Business (Reseller income and referral)


✔Mc Donalds Franchise Share

✔And many more!

Minimum Investment: P50K for investors

GONA proposed Membership Fee:

Reseller – P1500

Full Member – P15K (Inclusive of pre-membeship to ROAD RAC Coop

*All illustration and details for GONA are still subject to change without prior notice*

GONA project is still open for Project Admins (Gift of Nature Admins).


✔ROADRAC Member with Capital Share and in Good Standing

✔Willing to workout and help expand the GONA Project

Updates on GONA will be posted on ROAD RENT Official Fb Group.

Interested to be part of ROAD RENT A CAR TS COOP?

Just comment on the above social media links or below for other inquiries👇

ROAD RENT A CAR TSC Continues to bring hope to its member as it aspires to grow and help its fellow Transport Partners achieve financial success. With the help of members who support and believe and the help of God who continue to bless us, we can help rebuild ROADRACTSC!

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SEA GAMES Here we come!

SEA GAMES need you VAN Transport Partners!

It’s Firing time again! Firing (Byahe)







🚍 Nakatambay lang ba ang unit mo at nag-aantay ng byahe?

🚍 Dito ka na tumambay, sumali ka na …


Schedule: NOV. 21 TO DEC 9, (am) 2019

up to a maximum of 26 days

âś”Hindi kailangan na pogi ang driver basta’t mabait, at hanap ay serbisyo
Placed in a long white folder







*Some units may be assigned at Clark, Pampanga

BE PART OF AN EXPERIENCED FLEET! đź’Ż đź’ŻLegit Supplier since 2015 (ATF 2015, FORTUNER AARM 2016, ASEAN SUMMIT)


SIGNUP HERE, Click the link

Sea Games signup form

TEXT 09162584161/09229405294 to instantly save your info and receive updates

Email initial softcopies of requirements to
Subject: SEA GAMES

Full details will be discussed on a Fleet Meeting once slots are filled-up.

Update: Slots are already filled up

ROAD RENT A CAR Portfolio:


Our FORTUNER SUV TEAM served the ARMM 2016 ASEAN ARMY Top Ranking Officers (Foreign Military Generals etc) for 21 days at Capaz, Tarlac

Team GL Asean Summit
Asean Summit
50 Innova Team Members 1st Batch served Asean Summit
Total of 50 members of Team Innova, 2nd Batch Asean Summit served 30 days for PSG
SELF-DRIVE SUV Units Fortuner and Montero for Asean Summit
Road rent
Road Rent A Car Transport Service Cooperative


Recently Held Premium Public Transport Forum for the betterment of Tourism, Rent A Car Industry

Transport Coop
300 pax attended the Premium Public Transport Summit, with 35 Diff. Transport Groups (Cooperatives, Groups, LGU and others)
Premium Public Transport Summit 2019
Premium Public Transport Summit 2019

*We will update this post from time to time*

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On Transport Business Queries – The Transport Queen

Hello Transport Partners and friends!

Daily I’ve been receiving inquiries regarding transport business and topics related to it. So I decided that once I’ve got the chance I’ll be writing blogs again re transport (I usually just post my thoughts and ideas on my Facebook Page Diaries of a Transport Queen or Road Rent-A-Car Transport Service Cooperative) in an attempt to answer (at least as far as what I know). I will also try to start blogging short write-ups of my learnings on the various activities of the Cooperative (these are posted on my fb page too!).

So from sharing it on my fb page, I will blog soon on the ff. topics;

  • Tourist Franchise
  • Entering the Transport Business – what you need to know
  • Ways on how you can earn using your vehicle
  • Cooperative Activities
  • How to be a Member of ROADRACTSC
  • and many more

Writing regarding Transport is quite challenging, sometimes I’m thinking if I will blog or just do a Vlog in order for my audience to understand. Or maybe write it in Taglish (tagalog and english), whatever.

Do you have other topics in mind? Care to comment below.

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LBC Powers up the Logistics business with its New Warehouses!

LBC continues its dominance over the Philippines’ logistics industry with the opening of warehouses to serve customers- all the way from the North down to the South.



Currently in full operations is the 6,300 sqm Kapayapaan Warehouse located within the Mexico Industrial Complex, Brgy. Panipuan, Mexico Pampanga aimed to service the northern region. About 90 kilometers from Metro Manila via the North Luzon Expressway, the facility’s expanse has elevated loading bays that can receive up to 20 x 40w trucks and side loading bays that can accommodate 4 x 10’ trucks simultaneously. It also boasts of a spacious parking for big trucks and vehicles. The state-of-the-art warehouse, which has an optimum capacity of 5,200 pallets, is properly lit and ventilated and equipped with a Fire Detection and Alarm System.

The Kapayapaan warehouse is the first step of a planned program of northward expansion that includes the opening of another warehouse in the northern Luzon area this year. LBC’s move to strategically erect warehouses close to TPLEX aims to minimize the entry of big trucks into congested and traffic prone cities.

LBC business solutions

This year, LBC opened yet another warehouse facility located at Lanang, Davao- this time to cater to the booming economies of both Visayas and Mindanao. Boost in sales by 28% from 2018 coming from various key existing and new accounts is reflective of the overall economic uptrend.

Strategically located at 5.5 kms. from the Davao International Airport and only 3.7 kms. from the seaport (Sasa Wharf), the warehouse sits on a 8,215 sqm lot with a covered area of 4,570 sqm. It also has elevated loading bays with up to 12 doors and will soon be installed with solar panels, making the warehouse environment-friendly and cost-efficient.

According to Jerome Santos, LBC’s Vice-President for Corporate Sales: “The country’s brisk economic activity need to be matched with above-par services from LBC. Only by providing structures that offer a complete supply chain solution for businesses can we confidently say that we have served the Filipino consumers well”.

LBC is the Philippines’ market leader in retail and corporate courier; cargo, money remittance, and logistics services. With a growing network of over 6,400 branches, hubs; warehouses, partners, and agents in over 30 countries, LBC is committed to moving lives, businesses, and communities and delivering smiles around the world. Listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange through LBC Express Holdings, Inc., LBC aims to deliver value to all of its stakeholders, as it has for over 60 years. Founded in 1945 as a brokerage and air cargo agent, LBC pioneered time-sensitive cargo delivery and 24-hour door-to- door delivery in the Philippines. Today, it is the most trusted logistics brand of the Global Filipino.

LBC can move it for you: visit, or call telephone +632 8585 999 (Metro Manila), 1 800 10 8585 999 (Provincial), +632 9086 522 (Solutions) and follow LBCExpress (Facebook and Twitter).
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Entering the Logistics Business: What you need to know!

Ever wonder how your favorite ice cream, cookies, chicken, veggies, documents, things or almost everything gets delivered from factory to factory, warehouses to stores or even to your doorsteps? It’s called Logistics.

Logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet requirements of customers or corporations. meaning by Wikipedia

Logistics is used more broadly to refer to the process of coordinating and moving resources – people, materials, inventory, and equipment – from one location to storage at the desired destination. – Business Encyclopedia

It is simply the business of moving things. In moving things we need transport – ship, air cargo, trucks, vans, and riders.

Since October of 2017, I as part of ROAD RENT A CAR TSC, we experienced the world of Logistic transport via partnering with Lazada Courier delivery. It is a warehouse (hub) to customers (last mile) and merchants to warehouse (first mile) delivery transactions. It was a challenge to handle almost 500 riders/drivers during the December Sale. And it is an experience noteworthy of learning.


Earlier this 2018, we partnered again to another Logistics company type which caters Nestle, Selecta, Rebisco and other big accounts. This Logistics deployment is something really new to us. Having been in the field of “people transport” via VIP car rental services to a world of deliveries was a total twist. Though, I have been in the Logistics industry (Shipping Transport). for almost 14 years doing Export and Import Documentation and handling teams, this Land Logistics transport is a challenge.

Here are some of the challenges we faced;

1. Challenges to look for truckers (almost all truckers are already engaged in trucking contract);

2. Challenges to convince van owners with lower year models to convert from people transport to deliveries *van rentals sometimes pay higher rentals but the frequency is only seasonal*
3. Challenges of maintaining driver – helper to continue service despite of the sometimes difficult situations during delivery.
To address these challenges, some of our members took the time to check the potential of the Logistics business and bought utility vehicles fitted for deliveries, some are already in the process of gaining approval from their banks waiting for release. To address challenge #3, we insist that drivers and helpers be invited for the membership and training seminars for them to feel being part of the company, in this case the Cooperative.

Potential Income in this industry

Earn as much as minimum of P50K per month, toll fees and parking fees are re-reimbursable as long as you submit original copies upon billing. We will give incentives to those couriers who will complete at least a minimum of 20 days per month.


Selecta – Daily rate for subcons is P2,000/all-in for those vehicles with 10 styro capacity. For vehicles that can accommodate 14 styro, earn an additional P200/day as incentive for a successful 5 day weekly attendance. Toll and parking fees are reimbursable.
Logistikus – Rates varies P2000 up to P3500 depending on drop off location.
Rebisco – Rates varies P2000 up to P3500 depending on drop off location. Toll and parking fees are reimbursable.
You may e-mail us at for a complete info on the rate matrix.

Billing Process
Trips are billed on a weekly basis, with Monday – Saturday cut-off. 1st payment will be received after 60 days from successful billing date. Waybill and Trip Tickets (delivery tickets) are very important documents in order to bill for payments. Delivery charges like melted ice cream, and other damages will be deducted based on the applicable billing date. A withholding tax of 2% is also deducted from the drivers payroll.
Delivery/Job Schedule
Delivery schedules are usually from Monday to Sundays on some account coding days are included in the schedule, they will give you a trip area with no coding scheme. Usually only a maximum of 2 to 3 drops will be given per trip. Reporting time usually is 11pm or 3am depending on the account your assigned in. We need to seek approval before you will be assigned on a particular Account.

Warehouse area
You must be willing to pick up goods from Pasig warehouse (Manggahan or Luis 1). We also have an account at Valenzuela warehouse but we encourage only 4-Wheeler aluminum van to join. For L300/H100 types in Valenzuela, rates may differ depending on the volume of the cargo (L300 or CD Rates).

Contract Terms
Long term contract is being offered, usually a minimum of 6 months, depending on the performance of the courier.

How to be our Logistics transport partner:

  1. Check your vehicle – Your unit must be approved by the Logistics partner , here are some examples of the accepted units, year model must be at least 2008 and up to be applied for Truck for hire PA. Newly acquired model have 25 years of TH validity.
L300, H100, FOTON TORNADO and the like
4 or 6 wheeler aluminum van (Valenzuela Warehouse)

Must be a MEMBER of ROAD RENT A CAR Transport Service Cooperative
In accordance with RA 9520, the Cooperative Law, operators or drivers who enjoy the benefits of the Coop business must be a member.
How to be a member? Please click this link how to become a member

3. Attend Fleet Meeting to know moreVisit the Main Office or attend any upcoming seminar (please check out the schedules before going at the office, contact Ms. Jenny 0916-2584161). Like their fb page for updates fb page: roadractsc

Apply for Truck for Hire Franchise – in order to be apprehended by LTFRB, you must submit Truck for hire franchise application and requirements plus the initial payment. (Please contact Ms. Jenny for more details)
TRUCK FOR HIRE Franchise requirements

Please prepare 3 sets of documents placed in an orange folder:

1) Use ORANGE COLORED folder and secure photocopies/CTC of all required documents, (Please NOTE that original copies of the same should be presented during hearing if needed).

2). Management Agreement

3). Member Data Sheet (Secure format to ROADRACTSC)
4). Original and Clear copy of any 2 valid Government-issued Identification Card with photograph of Applicant (i.e. Driver’s License, SSS, PAG-IBIG, PHIL HEALTH, BIR, POSTAL ID, Voter’s ID, or Philippine Passport) –

5). Recent 2×2 photograph of applicant

6) Evidence of Filipino Citizenship – Authenticated Birth Certificate from NSO issued within the past three (3) months prior to submission of application or valid Phil. passport.

7). Certificate of Registration (CR) and Official Receipt (OR) of authorized units with year model duly issued by the Land Transportation Office ( LTO) , TH, SHS or STS; sales invoice or proof invoice for services requiring brand new units.

8) Scanned or printed copies of the vehicle unit (External and Internal – front, rear, and 2 sides of the vehicle/s), no need for 5R copies.

9) Brgy. Clearance

10) Stencil of chassis number (secure from LTO)

Other info:

justify;”>1. OR/CR is not under the Members name

A= Secure SPA, DEED OF SALE or any proof of authorization,

Management Agreement must be accomplished in 2 copies (Member and The Real Owner of the Vehicle)

True Owner (OR/CR) must also complete the above requirements (identification)

2. NBI OR POLICE CLEARANCE as proof of Good moral character (Coop member requirements), can submit upon availability

3. Must attend mandatory seminar PMES/CETOS once scheduled

4. Please also e-mail soft copies to
5) Other Logistics requirements:

1. Push Cart


2. Winter Jacket for ice cream accounts

winter jacket

3. Safety shoes – you can buy at Divisoria or Baclaran for just P300
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4. Uniform (P250 each), for starters you may wear blue t-shirt while your uniform is being ordered

5. 1x 1 ID picture – you will provide the name of the driver and helper plus ids for their proper identification cards (No ID No entry to warehouse)

6. Styro box (for Nestle account) maximum styro requirement for L300 types and van are 10pcs.

You’re almost there, once your vehicle is approved and Provisional authority released (PA) and you are ready to start, our Logistics Partner will find an Account and will book your trip schedule. We will also guide you of the do’s and don’ts while you’re on board our Logistics project and provide you an online hand-out.

For more information and inquiries, please send a message to roadractsc!

See you on the ROAD!


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The Philippine Premium Public Transport Summit 2019

The Philippine Premium Public Transport Summit 2019 held last March 1-4, 2019 at the 5th Floor Events Center, Century City Mall, Makati City is an event for all in the transport industry focusing on the issues of colorum and franchising. The Forum which highlighted the 1st day of the event – among the topics discussed are insights on the demand of domestic tourism and how these colorum operations contribute to the tourism industry; consolidation of individual transport providers, PUV Modernization and formation of Transport Service Cooperatives. Also emphasized was the call for UNITY and formation of Federation of Alliance among the Premium Transport Groups. Premium Service particularly Van service rendering Point to Point, Rent a Car and Tourist Transport Service.

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Ribbon cutting ceremony which graced the official opening of the Premium Public Transport Summit

Guest Speakers were Dir. Cynthia Lazo-Former DOT Director, 42 yrs in the Tourism industry, Orlando “Ka Lando” Marquez, President of Liga ng Transportasyon at Operators ng Pilipinas, Executive Director Eugen Pabualan of the Office of the Transport Cooperatives, Mr. Jaypee Abella -Expert in Transportation Law, QA in MIAA with Special participation of Senatoriable Shariff Ibrahim Albani – UNESCO Peace and Unity advocate. Koop Kampi Partylist and Vice Mayorable Berlie Anonuevo were also among who graced the event.

Former DOT Director Cynthia Lazo
Mr. Jaypee Abella expert on Transportation Law


Ka Lando Marquez
Mr. Orlando “Ka Lando” Marquez, Consultant to DOTR Sec. Arthur Tugade
shariff ibrahim albani
Senatoriable Candidate Shariff Ibrahim Albani
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Senior Dan Sta. Rita, former CDA Technical Consultant, (holding the mic) served as the Forum event host

The event was graced with 31 Groups from different Transport Cooperatives, Associations, Corporations and LGUs, with a total of about 300 attendees. Hosted by Senior Daniel Sta. Rita, former CDA Technical Consultant.

Guest Speakers with the Transport Leaders of diff. Organizations and Cooperatives


The call for a speedy application process was a major concern, and an alternative solution be considered for those whose vehicles can no longer comply with the current year model requirements. A call for UNITY, compilation of the petition papers were encouraged to show force in the problems facing the Premium Public Industry.


ROAD RENT A CAR TSC CEO and Gen. Manager Mr. Emmanuel Balani on the call for Transport Coops to UNITE and for the Gov’t to consider the demand on local tourism, need for Van premium service and how these “colorum” vehicles are serving these needs.

The audience was mesmerized by the intermission number rendered by 2 members of the Madrigal Foundation Singers.

madrigal singers

madrigal singers
Photo credits to The Madrigal Foundation

DAY 2 – March 2 focused on the Transport and its Community.

Attendees learned from the Gender Sensitivity Training conducted by DSWD Social Worker Ms. Miriam Navarro. Here gender issues like gender roles between a male and female were discussed. Also learned are other types of gender preferences like the LGBT Community.

Ms. Miriam Navarro, SWO IV/Social Welfare Specialist on Women and GAD Focal Person DSWD

Our female Operators attendees also enjoyed the free make-up session and tutorials by Ms. Liberty, a blogger and also a Mary Kay product consultant.

make up

Participants enjoyed the Tai-Chi Session by Master Samuel Chau. Here attendees learned basic Tai Chi and how they can apply it in their daily living.

Master Samuel Chau

Talks followed by Project Mother Nature-MNL by Ms. Paula and Ms. Nelle who discussed Zero Waste Travel.

zero waste
Project Mother Nature-MNL By Ms. Paula and Ms. Nelle

Last but not the least for the day was Ms. Bernice Garcia of Sulit Tipid Homeschooling who discussed Homeschooling while traveling together with her 4 cute children.

Ms. Bernice Garcia of 4Ms Sulit Tipid Homeschooling

DAY 3 – MARCH 3 How to form a Cooperative

Coming from as far as MIMAROPA (Mindoro) is CDA Assistant Regional Director Mr. Alberto “Ka Abet” Sabarias who conducted PMES or Pre-Membership Education Seminar.

Mr. Alberto Sabarias – Assistant Regional Director CDA MIMAROPA

The Seminar is one of the basic requirements in forming a Cooperative or joining one. The discussion was lively as officers from Associations became interested in forming a Cooperative. Questions and answers are open during the course of the seminar. Certificates were given afterwards. There are about 30 PMES graduates, and 3 groups were present. One has decided to form a Coop, one is still undecided and the other group from Quezon decided to join ROAD RENT A CAR TSC.

PMES Graduates

DAY 4 – MARCH 4 – Van Operators Meeting

The last day of the 4-day Summit. The Department of Tourism visited the Summit, their topic could have been “Tourist Transport Service Endorsement” but due to limited time and participants the talk was cancelled. But I got the chance to ask them some questions regarding having a Travel Agency and Tourist Franchise. They say if you have a tourist franchise a Travel Agency should make the tour packages for you (so that the Travel Agency will have some work to do). So it is illegal to create a tour package if you are not a registered Travel Agency. But if you have Tour within your Coop (as an outing) then it is ok.

A meeting was held for the Van Operator members of Road Rent A Car TSC and tackled about the different options in traveling and doing legal transport business. Among the options were PITX Franchise Application, Logistics and updating the needed Rent A Car trip documents.

ROADRACTSC Van Members Meeting

Also, present in the Summit, are our dear Merchants and Sponsors.

Hyundai Manila Bay

Hyundai Manila Bay display’s all Hyundai passenger vehicles that is available in the market from Hyundai Eon to Hyundai H350 for our passenger cars and light commercial vehicles and Trucks & Bus our commercial vehicle. Hyundai Manila Bay offers services that client will experience hassle free and worry free, from Sales Dept., Service, Insurance, Insurance Claims, Trade-In, Parts and Accessories.

For inquiries, you may contact:

Joewey Serquina -CV Specialist HTB-Manila Bay * 09291856514 / 09159507934

Mr. Joewey Serquina of Hyundai Manila Bay


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Special thanks to our Sponsors: House of Polvoron, Shebrews Coffee, Mary Kay, Gentle Hands Holistic Wellness Center, Skippy’s Bar, and Skinblend and many more.

Thank you also to our Media Partners:

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