12/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

12/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective December 15, 2020. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective December 15, 2020 Equip. USD20…

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China and Southeast Asia Face Severe Equipment Shortage

China and Southeast Asia Face Severe Equipment Shortage

Equipment shortages throughout China and Southeast Asia are so severe that carriers with premium trans-Pacific services are unable to guarantee equipment availability. Some vessels are leaving China without full loads because there is not enough equipment. Due to these serious shortages, all shipping routes are reporting freight rate increases, and have added carrier surcharges. After…

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12/1 Trans-Atlantic Carriers Announce Westbound GRI

12/1 Trans-Atlantic Carriers Announce Westbound GRI

Trans-Atlantic carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective December 1, 2020. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective December 1, 2020 Equip. USD20…

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12/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

12/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective December 1, 2020. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective December 1, 2020 Equip. USD20…

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Labor Shortages at Port of Colombo Terminals

Labor Shortages at Port of Colombo Terminals

On Friday, Oct. 30, the government of Sri Lanka announced more severe lockdowns in the capital city of Colombo after a large increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. The restrictions barred travel for any non-essential purposes, which has led to labor shortages. Colombo serves as an important port of call, not just for exports…

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