Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Please be advised that the December 15, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced by ocean freight carriers at levels of USD 800 per 40′ container, was postponed to December 18, 2017, and will be implemented at mitigated levels. Updated rates will be published as soon as possible.

Carriers have subsequently announced their intentions to implement an additional General Rate Increase (GRI) effective January 1, 2018, applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes at the following levels:

General Rate Increase (GRI) effective January 1, 2018

• usd 20.00 per cbm or 500 kg
• usd 900 per 20′ container
• usd 1000 per 40′ container
• usd 1125 per 40′ HC container
• usd 1266 per 45′ container

It should be noted that the carriers have indicated their intentions to apply an additional GRI and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective January 15, 2018. Details on this will follow on our next GRI / PSS update notice.

Delmar will continue to monitor the market and 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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