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Tropical Shipping Announces a Temperature Reset Charge Effective September 24, 2023


As part of our commitment to the customers and the communities we serve, Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best competitive transportation value. Due to the increasing cost of non-fuel related operational expenses, our ability to sustain and invest in the service you have come to expect has been impacted.

To continue to provide the highest quality, on-time shipping services, effective September 24, 2023, Tropical Shipping will implement a Temperature Reset Charge will apply on all Refrigerated Cargo/Temperature Controlled Cargo Containers from the Continental US as follows: 

Temperature Reset: A temperature re-set charge will apply to all refrigerated cargo when the temperature needs to be reset at the Terminal by Carrier or Carrier’s agent.

From Continental U.S. to the following: Effective 09/24/2023

All Ports

20’ Container


40’ Container



Tropical Shipping values the close relationships we have built with our customers throughout our more than 60-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 Customer Service Team at 800-638-TROP (8767) or 561-881-3999

Complete contact listings, including telephone and fax numbers and email address information can be found 24/7/365 on our website on the Bookings and Customer Service page – found in the Contact area of our website