November 14, 2014
The port congestion surcharge will apply to all U.S. destined cargo via West Coast ports,arriving on or after November 17th as follows:
|Port Congestion Surcharge – Effective 11/17/14|
|Container Type||Surcharge Level|
|40′ HC||$1,125.00 USD|
Hanjin explains in their customer notice that the charge is “to cover massive increase in costs arising from significant increases in port congestion and serious disruption to our normal course of operation due to labor unrest or action”.
Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. will continue to monitor this situation closely and will track updates and will refresh the information as it becomes available.