Customer Notice - Positioning Movement Rate Surcharge


Customer Notice

Eastbound and Westbound – Vancouver, BC Local Doors

Positioning Movement Rate Surcharge

Dear Valued Westwood Customer,

The British Columbia Government has implemented a new regulatory charge which applies to all container shipments that are trucked to and from the ports of Vancouver, BC. Effective on July 1, 2019 CDN$50 per round trip rate move.

Westwood Shipping Lines is providing advance notice of a Positioning Movement Rate (PMR) Surcharge effective August 15th, 2019, applicable to all Eastbound and Westbound cargo to/from Vancouver, BC door locations.

Existing Service Contracts (SC) and/or Canadian Freight Agreements (CFA) will not be affected until new contract is renegotiated and executed after this notification date.

CND$50 or USD$38

For more information on this new regulation please visit:

Westwood thanks all our customers for your understanding and continued business support.

If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact your Westwood Sales Manager or Customer Service Specialist at:

1-800-621-4371 Imports
1-800-220-9752 Exports