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Asia to US Rate Development (through July 2017)

September 1, 2017   |   WorldBridge Customer Notice

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07/17/2017:

Due to the continuing escalation of warehouse operating costs, LCL CFS Stations will institute an administration fee of USD $35.00 per LCL shipment applicable for USA import cargo from all origins with final CFS destination:

  • Atlanta
  • Chicago
  • Charleston
  • Dallas
  • Houston
  • Miami
  • New Jersey / New York

This charge will be effective August 1, 2017 and will be invoiced as a separate line item.

It is currently unclear if the implementation of this charge will be extended to other CFS locations, we will advise on developments as soon as information becomes available.


07/14/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • General Rate Increase Filed 08/15/17 (# 117)

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 08/15/17, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 117) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 08/15/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 900 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1000 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1315 per 45' standard container
  • USD 20 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


07/13/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 07/01/17 (# 30-31)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 07/15/17 (# 115)

Peak Season Surcharge is further postponed to 08/01/17.

Market conditions allow us to extended current rate levels through the end of July with the cancellation of General Rate Increase 115.

06/30/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 07/01/17 (# 30-31)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 07/01/17 (# 114)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 08/01/17 (# 116)

Peak Season Surcharge is further postponed to 07/15/17.

Market conditions allow us to mitigate General Rate Increase 114 as follows:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 07/01/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: Ports of Discharge on the West Coast and inland points via said ports

  • USD 270 per 20' standard container
  • USD 300 per 40' standard container
  • USD 300 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 380 per 45' standard container
  • USD 6 w/m

To: Ports of Discharge on the East and Gulf Coast and inland points via said ports

  • USD 360 per 20' standard container
  • USD 400 per 40' standard container
  • USD 400 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 507 per 45' standard container
  • USD 8 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 08/01/17, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 116) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 08/01/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 900 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1000 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1315 per 45' standard container
  • USD 20 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.

06/20/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Update to General Rate Increase 06/15/17 (# 113)
  • Peak Season Surcharge 06/15/17 (# 30-31)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 07/15/17 (# 115)

Market conditions allow us to extend our current rates to 06/30/17 and cancel General Rate Increase 113 that was filed to become effective 06/15/17.

Peak Season Surcharge is further postponed to 07/01/17.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 07/15/17, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 115) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 07/15/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 900 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1000 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1315 per 45' standard container
  • USD 20 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


06/02/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Update to General Rate Increase 06/01/17 (# 112)
  • Peak Season Surcharge 06/01/17 (# 30-31)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 07/01/17 (# 114)

Market conditions allow us to mitigate General Rate Increase 112 as follows:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 06/01/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: Ports of Discharge on the West Coast and inland points in California, Oregon and Washington

  • USD 90 per 20' standard container
  • USD 100 per 40' standard container
  • USD 100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 127 per 45' standard container
  • USD 2 w/m

To: All inland points via Ports of Discharge on the West Coast except inland points in CA, OR and WA

  • USD 180 per 20' standard container
  • USD 200 per 40' standard container
  • USD 200 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 255 per 45' standard container
  • USD 4 w/m

To: Ports of Discharge on the East and Gulf Coast and inland points via said ports

  • USD 180 per 20' standard container
  • USD 200 per 40' standard container
  • USD 200 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 255 per 45' standard container
  • USD 4 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

Peak Season Surcharge is further postponed to 06/15/17.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 07/01/17, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 114) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 07/01/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 900 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1000 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1315 per 45' standard container
  • USD 20 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


05/16/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Update to General Rate Increase 05/15/17 (# 111)
  • Peak Season Surcharge 05/15/17 (# 30-31)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 06/15/17 (# 113)

Market conditions allow us to cancel General Rate Increase 111 that was scheduled to become effective 05/15/17.

Peak Season Surcharge is further postponed to 06/01/17.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 06/15/17, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 113) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 06/15/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)
To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 900 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1000 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1315 per 45' standard container
  • USD 20 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


04/27/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Update to General Rate Increase 05/01/17 (# 110)
  • Peak Season Surcharge 04/15/17 (# 30-31)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 06/01/17 (# 112)

Market conditions allow us to mitigate General Rate Increase 110 as follows:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 05/01/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)


To: Ports of Discharge on the West Coast and inland points in California, Oregon and Washington

  • USD 270 per 20' standard container
  • USD 300 per 40' standard container
  • USD 300 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 380 per 45' standard container
  • USD 6 w/m

To: All inland points via Ports of Discharge on the West Coast except inland points in CA, OR and WA

  • USD 225 per 20' standard container
  • USD 250 per 40' standard container
  • USD 250 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 317 per 45' standard container
  • USD 5 w/m

To: Ports of Discharge on the East and Gulf Coast and inland points via said ports

  • USD 360 per 20' standard container
  • USD 400 per 40' standard container
  • USD 400 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 506 per 45' standard container
  • USD 8 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

Peak Season Surcharge is further postponed to 05/15/17.

Carriers in the trade announced an increase for 06/01/17, we therefore filed the following

General Rate Increase (GRI 112) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 06/01/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 900 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1000 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1315 per 45' standard container
  • USD 20 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


04/14/2017:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  1. Update to General Rate Increase 04/15/17 (# 109)
  2. Peak Season Surcharge 04/15/17 (# 30-31)
  3. General Rate Increase Filed 05/15/17 (# 111)

Market conditions allow us to cancel General Rate Increase 109 that would have taken effect on 04/15/17.

Peak Season Surcharge is further postponed to 05/01/17.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 05/15/17, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 111) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 05/15/17 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 900 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1000 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1100 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1315 per 45' standard container
  • USD 20 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.




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