Canada – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Date: September 29, 2016
Subject: Canada – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update
Please be advised that Transpacific ocean freight carriers have postponed implementation of the previously announced October 1, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI) and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada tradelanes.

Carriers have announced that the GRI is now scheduled to take effect on October 15, 2016, from Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada at the following levels;

  • usd 30.00 per cbm or 500 kg
  • usd 1350 per 20′ container
  • usd 1500 per 40′ container
  • usd 1690 per 40′ HC container
  • usd 1900 per 45′ container

And that the PSS is now tentatively scheduled to take effect on October 15, 2016, from Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada at the following levels:

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

It should also be noted that certain carriers have indicated their intentions to apply an additional General Rate Increase (GRI) effective November 1, 2016. Details on this will follow on our next GRI/PSS Update notice.

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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