November 13, 2019
Valued Customers of American Fast Freight, Inc., please view the latest GRI service announcement from Matson:
Please be advised Matson has filed a general rate increase of 5% for our Alaska Service effective Sunday, December 15, 2019. (Matson tariff 301-A).
Matson’s Hazardous Materials Surcharge will increase by $25, bringing the total cost per container to $125.
Our Anchorage Terminal Handling Charge (THC) will increase by $20 per container for northbound shipments and $10 per container for southbound shipments. This will bring the THC to $320 for northbound cargo and $160 for southbound cargo.
In addition, the Dutch Harbor Marine Assessment will increase $25, from $89 per container to $104 per container.
These rate adjustments are needed to help ensure we maintain the highest level of service for our Alaska customers. Operating costs increase each year and Matson continues to invest in its service, including terminal systems, equipment and vessels.
If you have questions, please contact your account executive or our Customer Service Center at 877-678-7447.
Thank you for your business.
American Fast Freight, Inc.
A Subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation