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Port of Brisbane – DP World Chain of Responsibility Fee Increase

DP World Chain of Responsibility Fee Increase Port of Brisbane

Dear Customer,

DP World Stevedores Operations have recently advised of an increase to their Chain of Responsibility Surcharge effective from 1st July 2015.

As part of Chain of Responsibility Legislation compliance, DP World Brisbane will be providing a weigh in motion service for all Import Containers. The load measurement devices are intended to ensure compliance to axle loading requirements of vehicles using public roads.

A Chain of Responsibility Overweight Fee will be payable when a vehicle departing from the Terminal via the weigh in motion facility receives a red light, does not have current permits is refused exit from the Terminal and DP World are required to remove one or more containers from the trailer.

• Chain of Responsibility Fee increase from A$5.10 to A$5.30 plus GST per Full Import Container
• Chain of Responsibility Overweight Fee A$104.00 plus GST per Container removed from a trailer.

Regrettably, ACFS Port Logistics will need to pass on this charges as a direct consequence of this increase of the Terminal Chain of Responsibility surcharges.

As a result, ACFS Port Logistics will include these charge to your account from our Port of Brisbane Operations effective from 1st July 2015.

Despite the payment terms of 7 days being imposed on ACFS by the Terminal Operators, in the circumstances we are pleased to confirm that ACFS will maintain the additional charge in accordance with your usual terms of payment.

ACFS Port Logistics is committed to continuing to provide industry leading service standards, and effective port related logistics solutions to our valued customers. We look forward to your continued support throughout 2015.

Yours sincerely
Wayne Morris
Queensland State Manager