More and more carriers are coming up with the surcharge for the oncarriage of cargo to US final destinations:



Transpacific and Transatlantic Trade Update


Intermodal Door Delivery Charge
15th October 2014
Dear Valued Customer,
Please be advised NYK will implement the following Intermodal Door Delivery Charge for all Door shipments to the United States of America.
In view of unexpected increases in the cost of inland transport and door delivery in recent months, including extensive port congestion, truck driver shortages, sharply increased rail volumes with increasing limitations on rail shipments, extreme weather, and increased inland carriage costs;


All door delivery shipments to the United States Of America shall be subject to an Intermodal Door Delivery Surcharge.
Effective Date : 15th November 2014
Quantum : USD 90 per 20’ – Dry/Reefer
USD 100 per 40’/40’HQ/45’ – Dry/Reefer
NYK Line appreciates your continued support. Please discuss with your Sales or Customer Service representative if you have any further questions.