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 […]

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 April 15, 2014.  Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]

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 March 15, 2014. Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]

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 January 15, 2014. Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]

GRI Update – December 20

2013 FCL GRI Update — U.S. IMPORT GRI for FCL  Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for the Asia to North America lane effective December 20, 2013. Based on this information, please be aware that Scarbrough will begin charging GRI on FCL cargo that […]