U.S. customs broker A.N. Deringer advises that the General Rate Increase (GRI) announced by ocean carriers last month will be less than initially anticipated. The GRI goes into effect on June 1, 2013, and will be imposed on cargo bound to all points in Canada from Far East and Indian origins. Originally, the GRI was slated for effect on May 1, 2013. The revised rates are as follows:

West Coast
$320 USD per 20’
$400 USD per 40’
$450 USD per 40’HC
$506 USD per 45’
$8 USD w/m

East Coast
$480 USD per 20’
$600 USD per 40’
$675 USD per 40’HC
$760 USD per 45’
$12 USD w/m

MLB/IPI Locations

$480 USD per 20’
$600 USD per 40’
$675 USD per 40’HC
$760 USD per 45’
$12 USD w/m

For Transpacific cargo bound for U.S. destinations, new rates will be announced shortly.