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DGX - Dependable Global Express



Dear Valued Customer,


We are providing the following for your information:


Holiday Schedules


The offices listed below will be closed for the holiday as follows:


New Zealand

King’s Birthday


June 3

June 28


Western Australia Day (Fremantle, WA)

King's Birthday (MEL, SYD, ADL, DRW, CBR)

June 3

June 10


Independence Day

June 12


Please remember that certain offices are across the International Dateline. The dates above are their dates, not the actual U.S. date.

Rising Ocean Freight Rates and Port Congestion

Spot rates continue to surge fueled by a strong demand, reduced vessel capacity and increasing container shortage due to ongoing Red-Sea disruptions, vessel re-deployments and worsening port congestion.


Severe terminal congestion is affecting ports worldwide with the biggest bottlenecks in Asia, particularly in South and Northeast Asia, and Mediterranean ports.


The increased volumes and congestion are causing higher turn times at the terminal, delays leading to demurrage and detention charges, limited equipment and chassis split charges among other effects. 


Trucking companies may be assessing congestion surcharges due to the extended wait times at the ports. Limited terminal appointments are causing delays in empty returns resulting in additional trucking fees such as redelivery charges.


We would like to remind you to book your shipments with a lead time of several weeks prior to planned shipping dates.

Tell Us How We’re Doing


We would love your feedback! We use Trustpilot, an online platform for sharing customer experiences. Please visit our Trustpilot page and let us know how we’re doing. Your feedback

will help guide our efforts to continuously improve our service to you and others - our customers!


Should you need any assistance, contact your local DGX office or call us at 888-488-4888.


Thank you for your business – we appreciate it!