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Tropical Shipping Establishes a Tri-Axle Chassis Use Surcharge for FCL Shipments from the Continental United States to All Ports

Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best transportation value and is committed to providing the highest levels of service, security and efficiency that our customers have come to expect.  

In order to provide our customers with the most reliable and efficient equipment, Tropical must implement a tri-axle chassis use surcharge for Full-Container-Load (FCL) shipments from the continental United States to all ports when Tropical Shipping provides the chassis for shipper loaded equipment.

Effective September 10, 2017, the following tri-axle chassis use surcharge will be applied for FCL shipments from the continental United States to Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Freeport, Grand Turk, Grenada, Guyana, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Nevis, Providenciales, St. Barths, South Caicos, St. Croix, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, St. Vincent, Tortola, Trinidad or Virgin Gorda as follows:



Equipment Size


Tri-Axle Chassis Use Surcharge Effective September 10, 2017


Tri-Axle Chassis



$50.00 per chassis


Note:  This charge is in lieu of the standard chassis use surcharge.  The tri-axle chassis use surcharge will be applied once per chassis, per shipment.

Tropical Shipping values its close relationships we have built with our customers throughout our more than 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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