Strong Cargo Demand, Higher Rates
TSA Lines proposes minimum $600 GRI for Sept. 1
Member container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) are proposing an across-the board general rate increase of at least $600 per 40-foot container to all destinations, effective Sept. 1, 2014.
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“With equipment, inland transport and other cargo-handling costs rising steadily, carriers see higher baseline rates going into 2015 as essential to maintaining adequate service levels over time. “
TSA members include:
APL, China Shipping, CMA CGM, COSCO, Evergreen, Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, “K” Line, Maersk, MSC, NYK, OOCL, Yang Ming and ZIM.
Scarbrough continually works with carriers to waive or mitigate charges and rate increases.
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