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August Peak Season Surcharge


August Peak Season Surcharge

As mentioned in our July notice Carriers are expecting a volume increase for Asian imports as they are planning their individual vessel and equipment allocations to meet back-to-school and holiday retail cargo demand for a healthy peak season.

We are pleased to notify you that the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) that was originally scheduled for August 1st, 2013, for cargo moving from Asia to North America has been postponed to September 1st, 2013.




PSS Effective September 1, 2013 - From Asian Ports to North America

PSS CUR 20' 40' 40'HC 45' LCL
To: Canada via East Caost Ports and Points USD $320 $400 $450 $506 $8/ cbm
To: Canada via West Coast Ports and Points USD $320 $400 $450 $506 $8/ cbm
To: United States via East Coast Ports and Points USD $320 $400 $450 $506 $8/ cbm
To UNited States via West Coast Ports and Points  USD $320 $400 $450 $506 $8/ cbm


GCP will carefully monitor the actual developments and will keep you updated of any changes as they occur.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your account representative.


The GCP Team