JAKARTA – Directorate General of Customs (DJBC) continues to pursue long term container shelter or dwelling time to three days according to President Joko Widodo’s instruction.
Kasubdit Imports Customs Technical Director DJBC Djanurindo Wibowo said there are three parts that are done to suppress dwelling time.
“Starting from pre clearance, custom clearance, and post clearance,” he said at the Dwelling Time discussion: Increasing or Lowering Logistics Costs? in Jakarta, Tuesday (3/4/2018).
Djanurindo explains the factors that make the container drop-off time from the pre clearance side is the speed of completion of the document.
In custom clearance, a skilled officer in checking goods is also an important factor. Of course this is done without reducing the accuracy in the inspection of goods. Finally, when loading and unloading there needs to be an integrated system through online.
To make the three factors faster, BC creates an approval letter for goods release (SPPB) that allows inspection before the goods arrive.
In addition Djanurindo is preparing a more advanced payment system such as using fintech.
“I see prototypes from Japan and Indonesia should be, now digital, there must be a commitment to that direction,” he explained.
Finally with electronic delivery order which has been arranged through Regulation of Minister of Transportation Number 120 Year 2017 about Electronic Order Service Delivery or Delivery Order Online (DO Online) Imported Goods at Port.
Earlier this year, the dwelling time at Tanjung Priok Port reached 4.84 days. While in March it fell to 3.42 days. This figure is still far from Jokowi orders who want three days.