Please note that effective 13th June 2011 we will begin charging an airfreight handling fee of NZD 0.04 per kg for both import and export air cargo.
This charge is the direct result of a number of additional costs being incurred by us in recent times, including the recent introduction of air…
From 1st Feb all LCL rates from North Europe, UK and Scandinavia will increase by EUR 2 per w/m. This is to recover the 1st January container rate increase of EUR 75 per 20ft / EUR 150 per 40ft announced by our service provider HAMBURG SUD in December 2009.
There is every chance given the above situation that shipping lines will increase their rates from 1st January.
HAMBURG SUD have already announced a rate increase of
EUR 75 per 20ft
EUR 150 per 40ft
from North Europe / UK ports from 1st January.
Some shipping lines servicing the southbound service from Med ports (Spain, Italy etc) have announced rate increases. A summary is as follows :-
COSCO Increase USD 200.00 per 20ft USD 400.00 per 40ft from 1st October
HAMBURG SUD No increase announced
HAPAG LLOYD Increase USD 250.00…
Please note the main shipping lines servicing the Europe southbound route have increased their rates by varying amounts. The carriers in USDs will be increasing their rates between USD 100.00 per 20ft / USD 200.00 per 40ft up to USD 300.00 per 20ft / USD 600.00 per 40ft from 1st October.