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Central America Discussion Agreement (CADA)- Notice of General Rate Increase on Wearing Apparel and Related Cargo


The members of the Central America Discussion Agreement (CADA) continue to face spiraling increases in operating cost. In order to offset these cost the carrier members have agreed to a General Rate Increase to become effective on October 7, 2004 of $200.00 on all sizes of equipment.

The increase will apply on Wearing Apparel and Materials, Equipment Supplies and related cargo used in the manufacture or distribution of Wearing Apparel.

This increase will apply on open tariff rates and all service contracts, covering shipments to and from Central America. To help reduce the ever increasing cost of equipment, the free time rule is also being adjusted to reflect the following changes effective October 15, 2004.

Free time in the United States:
7 Calendar Days (Demurrage)
7 Calendar Days ( Detention)

Free Time in Central America:
14 Calendar Days (Southbound)
7 Calendar Days (Northbound)

Customers that need additional information should contact your Crowley Sales Executive.