Transpacific Carriers Announce Peak Season Surcharge and General Rate Increase

July 1, 2014
By Rich Roche

Transpacific ocean carriers are rallying for increased rates this year through two recent announcements.

Peak Season Surcharge

  • Applies to container moves from the Transpacific to U.S. and Canadian Ports
  • Effective July 1, 2014
  • All amounts are in USD.
Equip. USD
LCL cbm $8
20′ Std $320
40′ Std $400
40′ HC $450
45′ Std $505


General Rate Increase

  • Applies to container moves from the Transpacific to U.S. and Canadian Ports
  • Effective August 1, 2014
  • All amounts are in USD.
Equip. USD
LCL cbm $11
20′ Std $480
40′ Std $600
40′ HC $675
45′ Std $760

Although many increases announced in the last few months were subsequently mitigated, postponed, or cancelled, carriers seem to have new resolve to push through the increases mentioned above.

Mohawk will continue to negotiate on your behalf and advise you of any changes to this schedule of increases.

Rich Roche is Vice President of International Transportation at Mohawk Global Logistics.


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