Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI/PSS Update

Please be advised that the September 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 mentioned measure into account will be published as…

Canada Updates Import Requirements for Organic Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has provided updated guidance concerning the import of organic fresh fruits and vegetables. Effective October 1st, 2020, imports of these products will require a digital copy of the organic product certification (certificate) be provided with the Integrated Import Declaration (IID) transmitted for customs release purposes.  Importers should take careful note of these new requirements. They should ensure organic certificates…

Supplément de congestion au port de Montréal

Cher client, À la suite de la grève du mois dernier, la densité de conteneurs au parc de triage au port de Montréal a atteint un seuil critique. Nous sollicitons donc votre aide pour récupérer vos conteneurs avant la fin de votre période d’entreposage gratuit de cinq jours. Cela aidera à rétablir la fluidité au…

Port Of Montreal Congestion Surcharge

Dear Valued Customer,  Following last month’s strike, the yard density at the Port of Montreal has reached critical levels and we are seeking your assistance to collect your containers within, or before, the end of your five-day free storage period. This will help reinstate the fluidity at the Port and minimise the impact on your supply chain. …

Congestion des ports de la côte est

Cher client, Conformément à ce que nous annoncions dans nos avis précédents, la grève du port de Montréal a généré un ralentissement important des opérations, ce qui a eu un impact négatif sur toutes les compagnies de navires à vapeur tout en entravant la capacité des différents transporteurs à transporter des marchandises en temps opportun…

East Coast Ports Congestion

Dear Customer,  As per our previous notices, the Montreal port strike has generated a substantial slowdown of operations resulting in a negative impact on all steamship lines while impeding the various carrier’s ability to move cargo in a timely manner and maintain same level of service.  This recent disruption forced many steamship lines to redirect vessels to Halifax, NS and Saint…