GRI ANNOUNCEMENT OCTOBER 15, 2014

U.S. Import General Rate Increase for Full Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for the Asia to North America Lane effective October 15, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]

GRI Announcement September 1, 2014

U.S. Import General Rate Increase for Full Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for the Asia to North America Lane effective September 1, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]

GRI Announcement August 1, 2014

U.S. Import General Rate Increase for Full Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for the Asia to North America Lane effective August 1, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]

Peak Season Surcharge delayed until July 1

U.S. Import Peak Season Surcharge for Full Container Freight Carriers have postponed the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) originally announced for June 15, until July 1, 2014. This effects the Asia to North America lane. Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin […]

Bunker Adjustment Factor Increase

U.S. Import BAF Increase for Full Container Freight Carriers have amended the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for the Asia to North America Lane effective July 1, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin amending BAF on FCL cargo that departs […]

Peak Season Surcharge Update

U.S. Import Peak Season Surcharge for Full Container Freight Carriers have announced a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for the Asia to North America Lane effective June 15, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging PSS on FCL cargo that […]

Early Peak Season May be Among Us

Strong Asia-US cargo demand,           tight vessel space suggests early peak season Excerpt from American Journal of Transportation |  Apr 30 2014 Transpacific container lines continue to experience a surge in eastbound bookings that began in January and is expected to […]

May 1 GRI Postponed

The original GRI meant to implement on May 1, 2014 is now postponed until May 15, 2014. Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for the Asia to North America Lane effective May 1, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough […]

FCL GRI Update

U.S. Import General Rate Increase for Full Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for the Asia to North America Lane effective May 1, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]

Where is the Market Going?

In recent weeks, I attended the Journal of Commerce’s TPM conference in Long Beach, California.  Over 2000 attendees came in from all over the world for an annual briefing and network gathering catered to the Trans-Pacific and global container shipping community.  Each year, the event […]