Con-way Freight to increase rates 6.9%

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Con Way Freight

Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload carrier of Con-way Inc., on Monday, July 18, announced that it will institute a general rate increase averaging 6.9 percent applicable to noncontractual business effective Aug. 1.

The rate increase will be implemented for customers on the company’s CNW 599 tariff and will apply to general LTL rates, minimum charges and accessorial or supplemental fees for special services for LTL shipments moving within the United States and Canada, as well as cross-border shipments moving between the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.

The effect of the rate increase will vary for individual shippers and shipments based on characteristics such as geography, lane, product classification and weight. Customers can view the new rates after Aug. 1 at www.con-way.com/webapp/rating_p_app/RatingStart.jsp.