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Monthly Archives: December 2015

LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-015 *Amendment*

 

Issue Date: December 30, 2015

 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-015 *Amendment*

Peak Season Surcharge (PSS)

The previously announced implementation of the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective January 1st, 2016 has been postponed until January 15, 2016. Details as per below:

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

USA

PSS

USD 8.00 w/m Min: 1 cbm

Postponed until January 15, 2016

 

If any further mitigation and/or delay of this surcharge is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

 

We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.

 

 

 

www.carotrans.com

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LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-016

 

Issue Date: December 30, 2015 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-016

General Rate Increase (GRI)

CaroTrans will implement the following General Rate Increase (GRI) effective February 1st, 2016. Details as per below:

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

USA

GRI

USD 12.00 w/m Min: 1 cbm

February 1, 2016

 

If any mitigation and/or delay of this increase is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

 

We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.

 

 

 

www.carotrans.com

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LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-014 *Amendment*

Issue Date: December 30, 2015

 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-014 *Amendment*

General Rate Increase (GRI)

The previously announced General Rate Increase (GRI) effective

January 1, 2016 has been mitigated.  Details as per below:

 

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

US-West Coast and all IPI Points

GRI

 USD 10.00 w/m

Min: 1 cbm

January 1, 2016

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

US-East Coast and all Reverse IPI Points

GRI

USD 16.00 w/m

Min: 1 cbm

January 1, 2016

 

If any further mitigation and/or delay of the increase is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.

 

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CaroTrans Export Advisory 15-011

 

Issue Date: December 11, 2015

 

CaroTrans Export Advisory 15-011

Terminal Receiving Surcharge (TRC) 

CaroTrans will implement a Terminal Receiving Surcharge (TRC) for all cargo sailing via the US West Coast ports, on or after, January 10th, 2015 in response to increasing costs being assessed by the terminal operators in both California and Washington.

Origin

Sailing Via

Destinations

Surcharge

Rate

Effective Date

All US Origins

 California and Washington Ports

Australia an
and New Zealand

(Excluding Fremantle)

Terminal Receiving Charge

3.00 w/m

Min: 1 cbm

January 10, 2016

 

LCL cargo transhipped via any of the countries above will also be subject to

this increase. If any mitigation and/or delay of the increase is confirmed, we

will pass this along as applicable.
We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.

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Direct CaroTrans Miami-Manaus LCL Service Supports Growing FTZ

 

Direct CaroTrans Miami-Manaus LCL Service Supports Growing FTZ

 

– Major electronics and auto manufacturing and commercial center fosters trade growth –

 

 

Clark, New Jersey, December 3, 2015CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a new, direct, biweekly LCL export service between Miami and Manaus, Brazil where container volumes have grown considerably the last 10 years.  The first sailing occurred November 29th.  Miami serves as a strategic consolidations hub for freight originating from China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Europe, and the U.S. to Manaus.

 

Manaus, in northwestern Brazil, is located on the Negro River 900 miles inland from the Atlantic Coast.  This growing, remote port city, with an estimated population of 2.5 million, is a major commercial center and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin.  In 1957, a Free Trade Zone was established in Manaus to incent development in the region through major tax exemptions and other economic incentives.  Today, Manaus is home to an array of commercial and industrial parks including approximately 600 businesses, many are electronic manufacturers, such as Nokia, Panasonic, LG, Microsoft, Sony, Pioneer and PhilCo.

 

Craft, a global leader in NVOCC services in South America and longstanding CaroTrans partner the last 15+ years, provides local transportation and deconsolidation services at destination.  The CaroTrans-Craft end-to-end service network includes over 40 direct LCL services between North and South America.

 

 

“Our dedicated Miami team is committed to delivering the highest level of freight management services for cargo moving to Manaus, an important trade market dependent on reliable waterborne transportation services.  We deliver timely and efficient cargo handling to ensure our customers achieve reliable, supply chain performance,” said Greg Howard, CEO of CaroTrans.

 

“CaroTrans’ comprehensive North American network of local container freight stations and offices delivers the coverage and expertise that allows us to deliver outstanding, end-to-end transportation solutions to our customers,” said Marcellus Hansford, President, Craft Multimodal.

 

About CaroTrans

 

Established in 1979, CaroTrans International is one of the world’s leading NVOCCs providing global LCL (less-than container load) and FCL (full container load) services.  CaroTrans has a network of offices in Asia, Europe, South America, Oceania, and the United States, along with strong local partners, to offer a global reach that is truly unique.

 

The CaroTrans suite of Web-based and EDI-enabled e-commerce tools include booking, ocean and inland rates, sailing schedules, and tracking.  They are an essential part of CaroTrans’ commitment to delivering faster, more efficient freight management solutions.  For import shipments, CaroTrans Online Freight Release solution provides logistics service providers with direct control of the release of their customers’ cargo.

 

CaroTrans is a people driven company with dedicated and knowledgeable team members who engage customers with passion and experience on a local level.

 

For additional information, visit: www.carotrans.com

Contacts:

CaroTrans:  Greg Howard, 732-540-8121, gregh@carotrans.com

CKL Communications: Carol Lerner, 973-635-6923, ckl.communications@gmail.com

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LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-015

Issue Date: December 1, 2015

 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-015

Peak Season Surcharge (PSS)

CaroTrans will implement the following Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective January 1st, 2016. Details as per below:

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

USA

PSS

USD 8.00 w/m Min: 1 cbm

January 1, 2016

 

If any mitigation and/or delay of this surcharge is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

 

We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.

 

 

 

www.carotrans.com

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LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-014

Issue Date: December 1, 2015

 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-014 

General Rate Increase (GRI)

CaroTrans will implement the following General Rate Increase (GRI) effective January 1, 2016. Details as per below:

 

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

US-West Coast and all IPI Points

GRI

 USD 24.00 w/m

Min: 1 cbm

January 1, 2016

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

US-East Coast and all RIPI Points

GRI

USD 32.00 w/m

Min: 1 cbm

January 1, 2016

 

If any mitigation and/or delay of the increase is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.

 

www.carotrans.com

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LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-013 *Postponed*

Issue Date: December 1, 2015LCL Import Customer Advisory 15-013 *Postponed*

General Rate Increase (GRI)

The previously announced General Rate Increase (GRI) effective December 1st, 2015 has been postponed until December 15, 2015. Details as per below:

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

USA

GRI

 USD 12.00 w/m

Min: 1 cbm

Postponed

 until

December 15, 2015

 

If any further mitigation and/or delay of the increase is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.

 

 

 

www.carotrans.com

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