Canada – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Date: November 3, 2016
Subject: Canada – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update
Please be advised that the November 1, 2016 General Rate Increase (GRI), previously announced at levels of usd 600 per 40′ container, and applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada trade lanes, will be implemented by Transpacific ocean freight carriers at mitigated levels. Updated customer pricing will be published shortly.

The carriers have subsequently announced their intentions to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) on December 1, 2016, to be applicable 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 be noted that the carriers have postponed implementation of a second application of a Peak Season Surcharge until further 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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