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TOTE Maritime Alaska and just announced a rate increase of 3% from 26% to 29%, effective Sunday, March 4, 2018. Matson also just announced a rate increase to 23.5% effective on March 1, 2018. The shipping lines have experienced significant cost increases in fuel since their last adjustment. Alaskan Express will reflect this new rate on all shipments dated on or after the effective date.

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TOTE Maritime Alaska announced their General Rate Increase of 4.5% effective December 3rd 2017. Alaskan Express Service will follow that general rate increase of 4.5% also effective December 3rd 2017. Alaskan Express Service appreciates your business and looks forward to your continued support.

 

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Totem Maritime Alaska has experienced significant cost increases particularly in the distillate components of the vessel fuel required to meet low-Sulphur standards as dictated by the US Government's Emissions Control Area (ECA) protocols. They will be increasing their fuel surcharge from 22% to 26% effective Sunday, October 1, 2017. Alaskan Express will reflect this new rate on all shipments dated on or after the effective date.

As always, Alaskan Express will continue to monitor fuel prices and adjust as appropriate. We thank you for your business!

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Totem Ocean Trailer Express and Matson Navigation Company made the decision to reduce the impact of the fuel surcharge (FSC) in the overall cost of transportation by cutting the surcharge in half and increasing the base rates by that same amount, to offset the decreased FSC.  

Alaskan Express Service will be implementing the same change along, with our general rate increase of 4.0% effective Sunday 12-18-16. AES FSC will go from 30% to 15%. 

AES appreciates your business, and thanks you for your continued support. 

Thank you 

Jack Hall 

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