It is with great pleasure to announce the opening of BGL Cargo’s branch office in Hong Kong this January 2021. This measure comes as part of our continuous efforts to extend our reach and make our logistics services as widely available as possible. This expansion will be beneficial to service Hong Kong and its surrounding networks in their freight forwarding and transport needs.
As the year 2020 ends, we will finally move on to the next year 2021. New Year for a lot of us means new hope, new beginning and new chance. We can now leave the past challenges we had and be ready and excited for the new ones. Now that we have survived this year, we comeback stronger and wiser. Happy New Year to all the folks around the world! The year 2020 may not be our best year, but it taught us a lot of life lessons, and for that we can be grateful. May we face 2021 with a brave heart,
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all the people around the world. Wishing you a joyful holidays spent with your families and loved ones. This year has been tough and unexpected things happened. But may we still remember the real meaning of Christmas Season. It is thanks giving and sharing of love and support, that we needed now more than ever. From the bottom of our hearts, we are hoping that this year’s remaining days will be great for all of you. May we never lose hope that better da
National Holidays in UAE for public and private sectors start from December 1(Tuesday) to December 3 (Thursday) 2020 followed by a two-day weekend having five days free from work. Celebrating the 49th UAE National Day and UAE Commemoration Day. December 1 will be the Commemoration Day of the UAE. It is called the Martyr’s Day in remembrance of the high-born descendant of the UAE. The sacrifices they give in order to bring greatness and protect the Nation will be commemorated. And on Decembe
2020’s Diwali celebration will be celebrated on Nov. 14, 2020 (Saturday) at 2:17 pm and will finish at 10:36 am on Nov. 15, 2020 (Sunday). Feasting will start on Nov. 13, 2020 and ends on Nov. 16, 2020. This feast day is the Indian festival of lights, expressing good over evil in religious aspect. Over the centuries, Diwali has become a national festival that is enjoyed by most Indians regardless of faith: indus, Jains, Buddhists, and Sikhs. Every year, houses are cleaned, often renovat
October 29, 2020 (Thursday), was announced to be the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (Peace upon Him) by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and Federal Authority for Government Human Resources making it a one-day holiday for both the public and private sectors. The long-weekend will end on November 1 (Sunday) as working hours will resume on that day. Prophet Muhammad was the final messenger of God and the last prophet in Islam. In remembrance of his birthday Muslims send their bles
This year’s Hijri New Year (Islamic New Year) will be a holiday on August 23, 2020 Sunday for both public and private sectors. Works will reopen on August 24, 2020 Monday as stated by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) Hijri New Year also called as Awal Muharram is being celebrated yearly by the Muslim community for it signifies the Islamic New Year’s Day and the extraordinary journey of Prophet Mohammed from Mecca to Medina began or what they called ‘Hijra’.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government declares four-day holiday break from July 30 (Thursday) until August 2 (Sunday) this year, in celebration of Eid-al-Adha. Eid-al-Adha is a festival celebrated by Muslims all over the world in remembrance of Prophet Ibrahim's (Abraham) faithful obedience to Allah by sacrificing everything even his own son Ishmael. During the feast family would sacrifice a cow or a ram and share within their family, relatives and the poor. This is done by the Muslims to a
The Philippines held the 122nd Independence Day last June 12, 2020. The battle against COVID-19 is, after all, prominent in this year’s government-crafted theme: “Kalayaan 2020: Tungo sa Bansang Malaya, Nagbabayanihan, at Ligtas” (Towards a Free, United, and Safe Nation). This year’s celebration of 122nd Independence Day on United Arab Emirates (UAE) was done viritually, by Filipino Community Leaders. The show was filled of different kinds of entertainment with touch of Philippine cul
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan which is declared from May 24-26, 2020 in the UAE. This year’s festivity is very different from the normal due to the lockdown imposed by the governments amid the Covid-19 pandemic, all people are obliged to stay at home to avoid the spread of the virus. However, the spirit and the meaning of the event will always be in the hearts of our beloved Muslim brothers and sisters which is th
BGL Cargo takes pride to declare that starting from April 23, 2020 we are a certified IATA Cargo Agent thus gaining more business relations with the airlines globally. We can guarantee world class service with the assurance of secured business now that we are a part of this prestigious organization. IATA provides agents with industry recognition of their financial and professional competence while airlines gain access to a global distribution network of approved agents to sell their product.
Better business opportunities come with social responsibility and adherence to the standard procedures. With this, we are proud to announce that we have secured our DG Accreditation from GCAA last February 17, 2020. Our highly trained staff can efficiently execute this kind of shipment in accordance to the rules set by the authorities. Our clients don’t need to worry now that we are licensed to handle and assist them with their Dangerous Goods cargos from documentation, packaging and labell
In relation to BGL’s commitment to social responsibility, our team opened our door to send aid to the victims of Taal Volcano eruption. The donations were consolidated and were sent to the Philippines last February 13, 2020. BGL is thankful of having the chance to be of service to the people who were displaced due to this unfortunate calamity.
As part of BGL’s recognition for the hard work and dedication of all the staff, we celebrated our Christmas party last Dec. 20, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Deira. This made way for the team building and bonding not only of all the staff but including the higher management as well. Letting go after a stressful year will be a great motivator to work hard in the coming year. BGL team participated in every game actively and competitively for the desire to win the prizes at stake. Through it all, the
FIATA represents an industry with almost 40,000 freight forwarders and logistics companies worldwide, the largest non-governmental organisation in the field of transportation with global influence. BGL is honoured to have been accredited by FIATA on November 17, 2019 that has led us to reach out to more business partners within the organization. This has also enable us to improve the quality of our service while adhering to their standard trading conditions.
BGL has grown into a total logistics service provider in a short span of time and along with this our professionalism and credibility matter the most. We became a member of National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) on November 17, 2019. We believe that being a member of this organization will provide us the security with our transactions and bigger opportunities to work along with the local freight forwarders and logistics companies in the UAE.
One of the most important events in the Filipino community anywhere in the world is the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day. This was held in Dubai last June 14, 2019 at the World Trade Center. Thousands of participants and attendees gathered to witness the celebration of the Filipino culture. Organized by the Philippine Consulate, the said event was filled with spectacular performances and showcased the Filipino culture and history. BGL was one of the sponsors and with that, we a
It is a privilege to be a part of the Bayanihan 2018 held at the Dubai World Trade Center last December 21, 2018. The Bayanihan Festival is one of two main events of the Filipino community and the Philippine Consulate General every year with the objective of promoting unity and solidarity among the community. Being one of the sponsors, BGL welcomed all the kabayans in their booth with freebies and surprises. One lucky winner was selected for the grand prize of free box and shipping to anywhere
The Pinoy Winter Festival event was held last December 7, 2018 in Zaabeel Park to highlight the iconic Philippines’ Christmas tradition. Filipinos’ talent for song and dance shined at activities such as the Christmas Caroling Competition, Filipino Schools Drum & Lyre, Tugtog Pasko Dance Contest, and the Filipino Bands Presentation. BGL became a part of the said memorable event as one of the sponsors which was attended by more than 5,000 participants and attendees. Give-aways and BGL souven
BGL Cargo supported the Enduro Bike Competition which was held in Fujairah last November 30, 2018 and was organized by the Filipino Community. There were 200 participants and around 500 attendees for the said event which BGL sponsored the free box and shipping for the grand prize. Physical marketing and distribution of business cards to every participants and attendees were conducted by BGL representatives to reach out to the Filipino community and let them know the services we can offer. I
BGL Cargo Express began its operations in the UAE particularly in Dubai on September 19, 2016 as a freight forwarder and customs broker. We are a team of specialists manned by experience, innovative, dedicated, and dynamic people who are well trained and highly experienced in logistics, shipping, consolidation and forwarding industries. Backing the company is a very reliable, aggressive, and professional network of agents and principals abroad; hence, our customers are assured of the most effic