As part of our commitment to the customers and communities we serve, Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best competitive transportation value. Due to the increasing cost of non fuel related operational expenses, our ability to sustain and invest in the service you have come to expect has been impacted.

In order to continue to provide the highest quality, on-time shipping services, effective September 3, 2017, Tropical Shipping will implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) for shipments between the Continental United States or Canada and Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Freeport, Grand Turk, Grenada, Guyana, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Nevis, Providenciales, South Caicos, St. Barths, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent, Tortola, Trinidad and Tobago or Virgin Gorda.

The General Rate Increase, effective September 3, 2017, will be as follows:

Equipment SizeGeneral Rate Increase

Effective 9/3/17

20’ Equipment$75.00
40’ X Equipment$150.00
Greater than 40’ Equipment$169.00
Vehicles not exceeding 700 CFT$75.00
Vehicles exceeding 700 CFT (ST/FT)

Breakbulk (ST/FT)

$3.75
CWT$0.18
CFT$0.09
Barrel – Each$1.41
Pallet – Each$7.50

This increase will apply to all open tariff and service contract rates for dry and refrigerated cargo.

Tropical Shipping Announces General Rate Increase Effective September 3, 2017 for Shipments between Canada and Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands

As part of our commitment to the customers and communities we serve, Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best competitive transportation value. Due to the increasing cost of non fuel related operational expenses, our ability to sustain and invest in the service you have come to expect has been impacted.

In order to continue to provide the highest quality, on-time shipping services, effective September 3, 2017, Tropical Shipping will implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) for shipments between Canada and Puerto Rico or St. Croix, St. John or St. Thomas.

The General Rate Increase, effective September 3, 2017, will be as follows:

Equipment SizeGeneral Rate Increase

Effective 9/3/17

20’ Equipment$75.00
40’ X Equipment$150.00
Greater than 40’ Equipment$169.00
Vehicles not exceeding 700 CFT$75.00
Vehicles exceeding 700 CFT (ST/FT)

Breakbulk (ST/FT)

$3.75
CWT$0.18
CFT$0.09
Barrel – Each$1.41
Pallet – Each$7.50

This increase will apply to all open tariff and service contract rates for dry and refrigerated cargo.

Tropical Shipping Announces General Rate Increase Effective September 3, 2017 for Shipments between the Continental United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands

As part of our commitment to the customers and communities we serve, Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best competitive transportation value. Due to the increasing cost of non fuel related operational expenses, our ability to sustain and invest in the service you have come to expect has been impacted.

In order to continue to provide the highest quality, on-time shipping services, effective September 3, 2017, Tropical Shipping will implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) for shipments between the Continental United States and St. Croix, St. John or St. Thomas.

The General Rate Increase, effective September 3, 2017, will be as follows:

Equipment SizeGeneral Rate Increase

Effective 9/3/17

20’ Equipment$75.00
40’ X Equipment$150.00
Greater than 40’ Equipment$169.00
Vehicles not exceeding 700 CFT$75.00
Vehicles exceeding 700 CFT (ST/FT)

Breakbulk (ST/FT)

$3.75
CWT$0.18
CFT$0.09
Barrel – Each$1.41
Pallet – Each$7.50

This increase will apply to all open tariff and service contract rates for dry and refrigerated cargo.

Source: tropical
2017-08-04

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