Shipping Lines operating in the South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Sub-Continent) to Australia trade have advised of a General Rate Increase (GRI) to be implemented from the 1st November 2019.

The GRI will be as follows:

USD 200 / 20FT container
USD 400 / 40 FT and HQ container
LCL at USD 8 w/m – Min USD 8

VGL is currently negotiating with the shipping lines regarding this GRI and will advise actual increases to your rates once known.

Should you require any further information or clarification, please do not hesitate to contact your local VGL Customer Service Representative.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support.


  • Wendy Chin
    Posted October 30, 2019 2:08 pm 0Likes

    Thank you for sharing the info. Please advise if the increament of GRI is on temporary basis / peak season or a permanent cost ?

    • Krystel Cochico
      Posted October 30, 2019 2:27 pm 0Likes

      Hi Wendy,

      Thanks for touching base and submitting your enquiry on our website.

      This GRI is a permanent cost.

      If you have any other questions or concerns, please contact your local VGL representative direct.


      With best regards,


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