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Customer Advisory - Intermodal Advisory

Temporary Cancellation of Chicago to Long Beach Rail Service

(Florham Park, NJ)...We would like to provide an update pertaining to the temporary hold on units moving in a major intermodal rail link in the United States.The temporary hold communicated on September 15, 2021 remains in effect through October 22nd for pending shipments originating and trans-shipping in Chicago via Logistics Park Ramp, to the Ports of Long Beach/Los Angeles.

Impact to both Door and Ramp Customers:

Effective September 24, 2021, there will be no receiving until October 22nd for Ramp and door moves returning to Logistics Park Chicago, including other inland origins which transit through this facility. Projected embargo end date is Friday, October 22, 2021. As a result, during this time, no rail billing will be issued from the following origin locations to Long Beach.

Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit, Louisville, Minneapolis

We at Hamburg Süd are making all efforts to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.

Please Note: This announcement supersedes any current Early Receiving Date (ERD) information contained in job orders, booking confirmation for cargo moving from the above ramps for the next two weeks, Friday, September 24, 2021 to Friday October 22, 2021.

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.