Canada Import – Transpacific Ocean Freight Carriers Postpone GRI & Announce PSS

Date: May 13, 2016
Subject: Canada Import – Transpacific Ocean Freight Carriers Postpone GRI & Announce PSS
Please be advised that ocean freight carriers, servicing trade lanes from Asia & the Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada, have postponed implementation of their previously announced May 15, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) to June 1, 2016 at the following levels.

General Rate Increase (GRI) effective June 1, 2016
from Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada :

  • usd 12.00 per cbm or 500 kg
  • usd 480-540 per 20′ container
  • usd 600 per 40′ container
  • usd 675 per 40′ HC container
  • usd 760 per 45′ container

The carriers have additionally announced their intentions to implement a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS)
from Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada effective June 15, 2016 at the following levels :

  • usd 8.00 per cbm or 500 kg
  • usd 320-360 per 20′ container
  • usd 400 per 40′ container
  • usd 450 per 40′ HC container
  • usd 510 per 45′ container

Delmar will continue to monitor the market and hold discussions with our core suppliers in an effort to offer our customers the most competitive rate and service options available.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting your local Delmar representative.

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