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Steamship Lines Announce May GRIs

These GRIs are expected to go into effect on May 1, 2014.

April 4, 2014

Ocean carriers have announced new general rate increases (GRIs) for eastbound cargo from Far East and Indian sub-continent origins to the U.S. and Canada.

These GRIs are expected to go into effect on May 1, 2014.

West Coast Ports
Shipments to the West Coast of Canada and the U.S.; points within trucking range of West Coast ports of discharge (Group 4 destinations)

$240 USD per 20’
$300 USD per 40’
$338 USD per 40’ HC
$380 USD per 45’
$6 USD w/m, min $6

Other Destinations
Shipments to U.S. and Canadian East Coast destinations; East Coast all-water and inland points, including inland points from Vancouver/Prince Rupert; shipments via inland MLB intermodal service, and to U.S. Gulf port destinations

$320 USD per 20’
$400 USD per 40’
$450 USD per 40’ HC
$506 USD per 45’
$6 USD w/m, min $8

As a result of the increases imposed by the steamship lines, previously quoted rates may be subject to the above GRIs. Deringer will continue to provide updates on carrier increases.

Steamship Lines Announce May GRIs

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