Italy temporarily suspends non-essential cargo activity beginning March 25, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and measures taken by the government of Italy, beginning on Wednesday, March 25th until Friday, April 3rd, all non-essential cargo activity will be suspended, with the end date subject to change. However, key goods such as food, medical supplies, paper products and various chemicals will continue to move throughout the country.   As a direct consequence, cargo delivery, pickup and bookings during this period will be disrupted.   Delmar…

Delmar continues to offer Europe and Asia to North America Air Freight Options

Delmar would like to advise customers that despite recent world events that have caused passenger airlines to suspend many routes, we continue to offer air freight options in even the hardest hit regions.  China  Cargo is moving in and out of the country via air commercial charter services. Ocean to air services are also available. Italy …

Chinese New Year Extended Through February 9, 2020, in Additional Provinces

Per the latest developments associated with the coronavirus, the government of China has once again extended the Chinese Lunar New Year in additional provinces. As a result, please note that all Delmar China offices are now closed and will re-open on February 10, 2020. Rest assured that key personnel will continue to work remotely in order to maintain operations in the region.  Delmar will continue…

Canada and USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI and PSS July 31 Update

Please be advised that the August 1, 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, while the proposed Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) has been postponed to August 15,…

Cambodia port update

Uncertainty surrounding on-again, off-again tariffs by the United States on Chinese products has seen a growing shift in North American import volume to Southeast Asia, particularly to Cambodia and Vietnam. In the first quarter of this year, cargo traffic through the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port in Cambodia rose 16 per cent, year-over-year. In recent months, the…