|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;
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:
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.