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Puerto Rico / VI / Caribbean / Bahamas Upcoming Increases

2004-09-02

FUEL CHARGE ANNOUNCEMENT – UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2, 2004

PUERTO RICO – Effective September 15, 2004

Rule 10 G – Increase from $235 to $250

Except as specifically indicated in individual rate items all shipments to or from Puerto Rico will be subject to the following Fuel Charge:

LTL or cargo not in trailers…………$ 35.00 per unit
Trailerload or Containerload…….. $250.00 per CL/TL
Vehicles……………………………….$ 35.00 per unit
** Contract customers subject to $15.00 increase.

Effective October 10/1/04

LTL or cargo not in trailers$38.00 per unit
Trailerload or Containerload.$250.00 per CL/TL
Vehicles.$ 38.00 per unit

Effective October 1, 2004

Rule 1 B – Intermodal Fuel Surcharge Increase. The new intermodal fuel surcharges will increase as outlined below:

*Zone 1: From $10.00 to $11.00 per CL/TL – for shipments to/from local drayage markets within Jacksonville, FL and Pennsauken, NJ.
*Zone 2: From $25.00 to $27.00 per CL/TL – for shipments to/from other points in the state of Florida and New Jersey.
*Zone 3: From $35.00 to $38.00 per CL/TL – for shipment to/from points in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island.
*Zone 4: From $45.00 to $48.00 per CL/TL – for shipments to/from points in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Mississippi, Kentucky, West Virginia, Louisiana and Arkansas.
*Zone 5: From $55.00 to $59.00 per CL/TL – for shipments to/from points in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas.
*Zone 6: From $65.00 to $70.00 per CL/TL – for shipment to/from points in all other states including Canada.

Fuel Charge increases will apply on open tariff and service contracts. If you have any questions, please feel free to call your Sales Representative. Thank you for your support.

BUNKER FUEL SURCHARGE ANNOUNCEMENT – UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2, 2004

CARIBBEAN – Effective September 19, 2004
Due to continued rising costs in fuel per barrel, the Bunker Fuel Surcharge will be increased as follows:
Size: 20′ Equipment
Current: $295
Increase Amt.: $46
New Bunker: $341

Size: 40′ Equipment
Current: $532
Increase Amt.: $84
New Bunker: $616

Size: Over 45′ Equipment
Current: $608
Increase Amt.: $96
New Bunker: $704

BAHAMAS – Effective Date to be advised
Proposed increase docketed for Nassau with 30 days notification, the Bunker Fuel Surcharge will increase as follows:
Size: 20′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $184
Increase Amount: $18*
New Bunker: $202*

Size: 40′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $301
Increase Amount: $36*
New Bunker: $337*

Size: Over 40′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $349
Increase Amount: $42*
New Bunker: $391*

VIRGIN ISLANDS – Effective September 20, 2004

Due to continued rising costs in fuel per barrel, the Bunker Fuel Surcharge will be increased as follows:
Size: 20′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $150
Increase Amount: $46
New Bunker: $196

Size: 40′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $300
Increase Amount: $84
New Bunker: $384

Size: Over 40′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $325
Increase Amount: $96
New Bunker: $421

TORTOLA – Effective September 26, 2004
Due to continued rising costs in fuel per barrel, the Bunker Fuel Surcharge will be increased as follows:
Size: 20 Equipment
Current Bunker: $150
Increase Amount: $46
New Bunker: $196

Size: 40′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $300
Increase Amount: $84
New Bunker: $384

Size: Over 45′ Equipment
Current Bunker: $340
Increase Amount: $96
New Bunker: $436

ST MAARTEN GRI – Effective October 3, 2004
Rates from the U.S. to St. Maarten rates will be increased by $200 per dry TEU and $300 per refrigerated TEU. Breakbulk will increase $10 w/m or $.025 cft. This increase will apply on open tariff and contract cargo.

SOUTH FLORIDA DRAYAGE ANNOUNCEMENT

CARIBBEAN – South Florida Drayage will increase from $200 to $220 effective September 26, 2004

BAHAMAS – South Florida Drayage will increase from $200 to $220. Effective date 10/1/04.

Bunker Fuel Surcharge and South Florida Drayage increases will apply on open tariff and service contracts. If you have any questions, please feel free to call your Sales Representative.

Thank you for your support.