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Terminal Storage

The fee charged by destination terminals, once free time expires after a container has arrived. Free time varies between terminals across Canada. In some cases, it is as little as one day after arrival, after which a daily storage fee is charged (on average CA$200.00 – $300.00 per day). Certain terminals also charge a higher rate per day for reefer containers. Many terminals also increase the daily terminal storage fee for both standard and reefer containers after a set number of days. The charge ceases once the container is collected from the terminal.

Quick Tip #28
What you need to know about transshipments

A “transshipment” occurs each time your freight is moved from one container to another, or from one vessel to another during the shipment’s journey.

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