GRIs: Announcements in the USA

GRIs: Announcements in the USA

As a shipper, it’s difficult to evade a GRI. But there are measures you can take to reduce its impact. By staying well-informed and planning your shipments with a GRI in mind, you can prevent your business from taking too big of a price shock.

A GRI is an average amount by which shipping carriers increase their tariff rates applied to base rates. It can considerably increase your shipping costs, mainly if you’re handling large freight volumes.

Here there is a list of the currents GRIs announcements if you need further information check our article or download our guide.

List of GRIs announcements

DEAR VALUED CUSTOMER:

 

Consider that US trucking industry is facing a growing shortage of qualified drivers in both the international and domestic markets. Carriers are experiencing huge problems both on trucks and rail ramps at the following ports: New York, Savannah, Columbus, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Houston. There are fees announced for New York, Detroit, Minneapolis, Tacoma and Seattle terminals. The scenario can cause several delays. We'll keep posting any information related to it.

 

Please note our vendors have announced the following price changes on the trucking service:

 

• A Fuel Surcharge (FCS) increase from USA to all US inland destination. The expected increase is a 26%.

• A Fuel Surcharge (FCS) increase from US West Coast to all US inland destination. The expected increase is a 32%.

 

Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these changes, please contact your local iContainers sales representative.

For more information please contact one of our sales representatives at +13059648731

Dear Customer,

We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) and surcharges from shipping companies or official authorities affecting routes SPAIN -USA.

The estimated surcharge is effective from August 1st, 2022, that could reach 80 USD/CBM.

GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 

The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 

For more information, please call us at:

ES: +34 93 220 05 38

USA: +1 (754) 333 5662

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444

Best regards

iContainers team

Dear Customer,

We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) and surcharges from shipping companies or official authorities affecting routes SPAIN to USA:

The estimated surcharge is effective from August 1st, 2022, that could reach 1750 USD/CONT

Estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 

The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 

For more information, please call us at:

ES: +34 93 220 05 38

USA: +1 (754) 333 5662

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444

Best regards

iContainers team

Dear Customer,

We are entering a period in which a LACK OF SPACE is evident on routes SPAIN- AMERICA. Therefore, your cargo could be subject to roll-over or delay and associated surcharges.

The situation could persist until the end of Q2-2022.

We recommend that you make your reservation as far in advance as possible and contact our experts to find the best option for your shipment.

 

ES: +34 93 220 05 38

USA: +1 (754) 333 5662

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444

 

Best regards,

iContainers team

Dear Customer,
 
We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes US - Europe. The estimated surcharges are:
 
-General Rate Increase / GRI: Effective from 01/08/2022 that could reach 1000 USD per container.
 
GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
 
The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
 
For more information, please call us at:
ES: +34 93 220 05 38
USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
 
Best regards
iContainers team

Dear Customer,
 
We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes US - Caribbean and Central America. The estimated surcharges are:
 
-General Rate Increase / GRI: Effective from 01/09/2022 that could reach 50 USD per W/M
 
GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
 
The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
 
For more information, please call us at:
ES: +34 93 220 05 38
USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
 
Best regards
iContainers team

Dear Customer,
 
We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes US - LATAM and Central America. The estimated surcharges are:
 
-General Rate Increase / GRI: Effective from 01/09/2022 that could reach 400 USD per TEU
 
GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
 
The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
 
For more information, please call us at:
ES: +34 93 220 05 38
USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
 
Best regards
iContainers team

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