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CN hikes rates for dwell times

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CN is introducing new storage tariffs that dramatically increase the rates it charges after extended dwell times.

For example, at CN Brampton the rate after the first three days jumps to $350.00 per day, a $150.00 increase, and on the eighth day the rate increases to $500.00 per day.  Shippers should also take note of other key changes introduced by CN on May 15:

  • Introduction of three distinct terminal groups
  • Elimination of an additional free day on Sunday at U.S. terminals (no change for Canadian terminals, where CN has never offered a free day on Sunday)
  • Introduction of an additional free day for a Holiday

For more information, contact David Lychek, Manager – Ocean & Air Services.

Quick Tip #20
True or false? AMPS penalties only apply to import shipments

Answer: False. Canadian exports are subject to about 17 AMPS (Administrative Monetary Penalty System) infractions.

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