NEW FLASH – SHIPPING LINES INCREASE RATRES & CUT FREE TIME
To Our Valued Clients
As we head into the peak shipping season shipping lines continue to ratchet up the pressure on importers and exporters.
September brings further bad news, as lines announce a combination of General Rate Increases (GRI), with several lines reducing their free time allowance down to 10 & even 7 days.
North Asian (China) – GRI
South East Asia & Sub-Continent – GRI
GRI’s are expected to result in a further increase to LCL rates.
As the worldwide shortage in container equipment (empty containers) worsens, shipping lines are no longer providing leniency in the area of returning import containers on time.
To avoid unnecessary additional charges we ask all clients to be especially mindful of free time arrangements and look to unload/return containers at the earliest possible time.
Our entire team continue to work tirelessly in the challenging times.
Please feel free to reach at any time & we’ll do everything we can to assist you.
Keeping you updated
BRi Customer Solution Team
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