Price and Surcharge Updates

Cancellation of FAC (Forwarding Agent's Commission) effective 1st January, 2017

Due to the increasing volatility of freight rates, there is a need to simplify our quotations and invoices in order to improve the quality of our service, which in turn leads us to review the "Forwarding Agent's Commission" system.


Please note that as from January 1st, 2017, the freight rates in the European markets [North Continent, UK, Scandinavia, Baltic, West Med, East Med] to the French West Indies, French Guyana, Indian Ocean, West Africa and East Africa will be quoted and invoiced on net basis, therefore the Forwarding Agent Commission (FAC) will no longer be applied.


In order to avoid penalizing you, the FAC nominal amount that should have been credited on 1/1/2017 will be deducted once directly from the freight rates that will be quoted and invoiced in Net.


For Example :


Rate applicable on 01.01.2017 [Old Version]

  • Basic Ocean Freight EUR 700
  • BAF EUR 400
  • FAC EUR -17.5 (BOF x 2.5%)
  • TOTAL = EUR 1,082.5

Rate applicable on 01.01.2017 [New Version]

  • Basic Ocean Freight EUR 682.5 [700 x (1-2.5%)]
  • BAF EUR 400
  • TOTAL = EUR 1,082.5

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