Updated Congestion Surcharges for Rail and Ocean

Updated Congestion Surcharges for Rail and Ocean

In August, several ocean carriers announced congestion surcharges—with various start dates—through the month of August and into September. Since then, ocean carriers have cancelled, amended, or implemented updated congestion surcharges. Below are updates to the two types of surcharges are being announced: Rail congestion surcharges in the U.S., dealing with the high demand for international…

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10/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

10/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective October 15, 2021. 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 October 15, 2021 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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Returned U.S. & Foreign Goods: Understanding New Guidelines

Returned U.S. & Foreign Goods: Understanding New Guidelines

In a recent CSMS message, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued updated guidance on importer’s—and broker’s—responsibilities for U.S. and foreign goods returning under HTS 9801.00.10 from their previous CSMS message in 2017.  Under HTS 9801.00.10, goods are allowed to be entered duty-free, if the importer has the required documentation to prove that the…

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10/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

10/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective October 1, 2021. 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 October 1, 2021 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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