Canada & USA Import – Transpacific Ocean Freight Carriers Postpone PSS – Reminder of July GRI

Date: June 14, 2016
Subject: Canada & USA Import – Transpacific Ocean Freight Carriers Postpone PSS – Reminder of July GRI
Please be advised that ocean freight carriers, servicing trade lanes from Asia & the Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA, have postponed implementation of their previously announced June 15, 2016, Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) to July 1, 2016, at the following levels:

Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective July 1, 2016
From Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada & USA

  • 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

Also as reminder, carriers have announced their intentions to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective July 1, 2016 from Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada & USA at the following levels:

  • 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

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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