31 Mar
USA to New Zealand – LSS (Low Sulphur Surcharge)

Please be advised that the IMO2020 Low Sulphur Surcharge ex all USA origins to New Zealand will be set at US$ 9 per w|m effective the 1st April 2021.  

24 Feb
USA to New Zealand – Origin Congestion Surcharge Increase

The chronic congestion at the ports, container terminals and rail yards across the USA continue to have a major impact on the supply chain. The reason for congestion include the Covid pandemic, labour shortages, truck power shortages, surges of import volumes, vessel berthing delays, equipment…

USA|Canada to New Zealand – General Rate Increase

Please note we have been advised by various shipping lines that there will be a GRI applied at below levels depending on the carrier ; USD 200 - 300 per 20ft USD 400 - 600 per 40ft   As a direct result of this FCL increase, all LCL rates will increase by USD 8.00 per w|m. This increase comes into…

30 Oct 2020
USA to NZ – LCL Congestion Surcharge

Please be advised that due to continued challenges in moving cargo over the port of New York and Los Angeles our US agents (Brennan Int’l) will be implementing a Congestion Surcharge on all cargo moving from|through these two ports as below. This is a temporary charge and we will keep you updated of…

27 Aug 2020
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Season 2020|21 : USA to NZ

New Zealand MPI has provisionally finalised the Import Health Standard for VMP (Vehicles, Machinery and Parts) from the United States. The regulation defines high risk goods for the 2020|2021 season to once again include Vehicles, Machinery and Vehicle|Machinery parts. However, this year some NEW…

4 Aug 2020
USA to NZ – General Rate Increase Announcement

Please note we have been advised by various shipping lines that there will be a GRI applied of US$150-200 per 20ft|US$ 300-400 per 40ft, depending on the carrier. As a direct result of this FCL increase, all LCL rates will increase by US$ 6 per w|m. This increase comes into effect for cargo received…

15 May 2020
New USA Health and Safety Surcharge

In the current global Covid-19 situation, we continue to face challenges with the supply chain networks and additional requirements in our own Brennan depots and facilities across the USA. Our Brennan CFS teams are working around the clock in order to maintain our high quality and reliable services…

USA - Equipment Imbalance Surcharge - CANCELLED

Further to our prior notification on the 14th of April, we would like to confirm the Equipment Imbalance Surcharge that was due to be effective 25th May for all LCL cargo has been cancelled.   

14 Apr 2020
USA - Equipment Imbalance Surcharge

Further to our previous advice, the ocean transportation supply chain continues to experience severe disruptions throughout the USA as a result of the Covid-19 situation. As a result, there is temporary stress on equipment availability and the trucker networks. In an effort to recover these costs,…

3 Apr 2020
* UPDATE * USA LCL GRI - effective 2nd April 2020

Ocean freight GRI reduction Please note the below advertised increase has now been reduced to USD 4.00 per w|m for all USA origin depots, after further negotiation with carriers this week.   Previous Announcement (now reduced to US$ 4.00 per w/m for ALL origins) US$ 10.00 per w/m…

30 Mar 2020
USA LCL GRI - effective 2nd April 2020

We have been in discussions with our USA agents and can confirm there will be GRI for LCL cargo USA to New Zealand applicable for all cargo received in the USA depot on|or after 2nd April 2020. This follows on from the original notice sent out on potential increase due to the transportation…

31 Jan 2020
USA – LCL Hazardous Charges

Please note with increasing surcharges and hazardous paperwork requirements, our minimum origin hazardous charge has been increased as below : US$ 25.00         per w/mUS$ 100.00       minimum

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