|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:
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.