Los Angeles Harbor and Long Beach Harbor on November 29th, the highly undesirable “Container stay feeWill be postponed until December 6th.
The decision, made after a meeting between U.S. port envoy John Pokari, a shipping company, and a maritime terminal operator, raises questions about whether action can be facilitated behind the threat of additional costs to carriers. increase.
“”The managing directors of both ports will monitor the data for another week and then reassess the implementation of the charges.“The release said.
The Port Commissions of both San Pedro Bay Ports, which handle 40% of US cargo, approved the collection of this fee on October 29, 2021 under a temporary policy.
- For containers that will be trucked, if the container is in the terminal for more than 9 days, the shipping agent will increase by US $ 100 /-per container per day.
- For containers that will be moved by rail, if the container is in the terminal for more than 3 days, the shipping agent will increase by US $ 100 /-per day per container.
Before the pandemic import surge began in mid-2020, on average, containers for local delivery stayed at the container terminal within four days, while containers for trains stayed for less than two days.
Container stay charges collected from residential cargo will be reinvested in programs designed to increase efficiency, accelerate cargo speeds and address the effects of congestion.
This policy was developed in collaboration with the Biden-Harris Supply Chain Confusion Task Force, the US Department of Transportation, and multiple supply chain stakeholders.
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