Canada and USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI; PSS Update

Please be advised that the July 15, 2019, General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced at levels of USD 1000 per 40′ container, will be implemented at mitigated levels.

Updated rates taking the above measure into account will be published as soon as possible.

Carriers have subsequently announced their intentions to implement an additional GRI effective August 1, 2019, applicable on the Asia & ISC to Canada & USA trade lanes at the following levels :

GRI effective August 1, 2019 :

• 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

In addition to the proposed GRI, carriers have announced their intentions to implement a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective August 1, 2019 with levels up to USD 20/ 900/ 1000/ 1125/ 1266 per CBM/ 20’/ 40’/ 40’HC/ 45’ container which would also be applicable on the Asia & ISC to Canada & USA trade lanes.

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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