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Tropical Shipping Increases Flatrack Securing Surcharge for Shipper Loaded Equipment

 

April 12, 2017 --

 

Due to the increased costs associated with securing flatracks, Tropical Shipping will increase the flatrack securing surcharge for chains, binders and hook(s) for shipper loaded equipment, effective June 11, 2017. 

 

In general, heavy equipment and other steel and metal cargoes require chains and binders for proper securement.  Other cargo types can be secured with straps.

 

The following increase will apply for all shipper loaded flatrack or flatbed equipment, in addition to Carrier Handling Charges, whenever Tropical Shipping supplies chains, binder or hook(s) to the shipper and they are applied by the shipper:

 

Origin/Destination

Current Charges

Charges Effective

June 11, 2017

All Ports

$40.00 per set

$50.00 per set

 

The following increase will apply for all shipper loaded flatrack or flatbed equipment, in addition to Carrier Handling Charges, whenever Tropical Shipping supplies chains, binder or hook(s) to the shipper and they are applied by Tropical Shipping:

 

Origin/Destination

Current Charges

Charges Effective

June 11, 2017

All Ports

$45.00 per set

$60.00 per set

 

 

Tropical Shipping values its close relationships we have built with our customers throughout our 50-year history. Thank you for choosing us as your carrier of choice to The Bahamas and the Caribbean. For further information, please contact your local Sales Representative or the U.S. Customer Service Team at 800-638-TROP (8767) or 561-881-3999.

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