Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please be advised that the January 15, 2020, 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…

Winter Storm Causes Delays at the Port of Vancouver

Due to an abnormally high snowfall in the region, delays are expected in regards to cargo movement at the Port of Vancouver.  In addition to hampered port efforts, truck drivers are also experiencing pickup delays due to the main port access street (Knight Street) currently closed to traffic. With more snow forecast for this evening,…

Delmar Boosts Renewable Efforts, Appoints First Sustainability Officer

As part of a commitment to further reduce our carbon footprint, Delmar International Inc. (www.delmarcargo.com), a leading logistics service provider, has named Laura Corrales as the organization’s first Sustainability Officer. The new role’s mandate is to develop, implement and promote sustainability programs for operations in North America.   “Delmar continues to make strides in streamlining and…

Steel Safeguard Tariff Rate Quotas on Heavy Plate & Stainless Steel Wire

A new Notice to Importers has been published on the procedures governing the administration of safeguards on heavy plate and stainless steel wire for the period beginning on February 1, 2020 and ending after October 24, 2021. The new Notice also contains information on applications for a quota application. Applications for a quota allocation for…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please be advised that the January 1, 2020, 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…

Strikes Begin to Affect Ocean Freight Services in France

The weeks-long strikes over French President Emmanuel Macron’s new pension reform plan have disrupted commerce across France, and labor actions at seaports are now forcing alterations to at least some container services.  The port disruptions include tug operator and docker strikes at Le Havre and Marseille, two of France’s largest cargo ports. More details can…