Matson to raise rates
Dec 22, 2006 6:54 AM
Matson Navigation Co, Oakland CA, has announced it will raise its rates for the companyís Hawaii service by $100 per westbound container and $50 per eastbound container, effective January 1, 2007.
Matsonís current terminal handling charge is $325 westbound and $165 per eastbound container. Matson estimates the increase will raise rates by an average of 3.3 percent. In addition, the company will raise its terminal handling charge by $150 per westbound container and $75 per eastbound container, also effective January 1, 2007.
Matsonís terminal handling charge was first implemented in 2003 and is designed to recover a portion of the costs associated with the movement of cargo through terminal facilities on the West Coast and in Hawaii. The charge appears at the bottom of the companyís freight bills.
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