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DGX - Dependable Global Express
Dear Valued Customers:
In April, Pier Pass
announced it will overhaul the model used by its Off-peak program for truck
traffic mitigation at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, replacing the current
congestion-pricing model with an appointment-based system that uses a single
flat fee on both daytime and nighttime container moves. They have recently
announced that these changes will take effect on November 19, 2018.
As a result of this
change, the Traffic Mitigation Fee (known as Pier Pass Fee or TMF) will be
applied to all container movements to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach,
regardless of peak or off-peak status.
19, 2018, DGX will reduce their Pier Pass fee to $31.52 for a 20' container and
$63.04 for a 40' and 45' container. DGX will be assessing a $5.00
administrative fee when DGX claims containers under our Pier Pass account.
There is no change
in the types of cargo that will pay the TMF. The following moves will remain
exempt from the TMF:
- Empty containers
- Rail intermodal containers
- Transshipped containers (cargo that arrives at
the Port of Los Angeles or Long Beach on one vessel and leaves on a second
vessel without entering U.S. commerce)
- Domestic cargo
- Bare chassis
Appointment Windows and Last Appointment Times:
window-the time span between the earliest and latest times a truck can arrive
for an appointment - will be two hours maximum for all appointments.
At all terminals,
the last appointment times of the day will be 3:30 p.m. on the first shift and
1:30 a.m. on the second shift.
have any questions, please contact your local DGX office or representative, or
call us at 888-488-4888 or at 310-669-8888.
Thank you for your business - we