Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Date: February 2, 2017
Subject: Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update
Please be advised that Transpacific ocean freight carriers have postponed implementation of the previously announced February 1, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI)** applicable on the Asia & the Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA tradelanes.

Carriers have announced that the GRI is now scheduled to take effect on February 15, 2017, and will be applicable from Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada & USA 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 the carriers have indicated their intentions to apply an additional General Rate Increase (GRI) effective March 1, 2017. Details on this will follow on our next GRI Update notice.

**Exception: Rates from select origins, individual carriers, and specific routings may be increased on the ISC to Canada trade lane between February 1-20, 2017. Rates will be updated as required.

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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