Ocean carriers are proposing a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) on US/Canada bound cargo from Far East and Indian origins. The PSS is anticipated on January 15, 2016. In addition, steamship lines have announced their intention to assess a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective January 1, 2016 (please see previous release).
Published PSS levels effective January 15, 2016, for US/Canada
20′ Standard Containers: USD $360
40′ Standard Containers: USD $400
40′ High-Cube Containers: USD $450
45′ Standard Containers: USD $506
LCL: USD $8 per CBM, min USD $8
Deringer, along with our overseas partners, will continue monitoring GRI/PSS announcements and will work to mitigate additional fees when possible. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.