UPDATE: Additional furniture suppliers to drop freight surcharges
Porter was recently featured in Furniture Today below is an excerpt from the article:
HIGH POINT – The number of furniture suppliers to either eliminate their ocean freight surcharges or to lower prices as a result of falling container rates continues to rise, with three companies making adjustments this week alone.
West Coast furniture importer Porter Designs eliminated all freight charges on new orders in October. The company said it reluctantly added these charges in 2021 due to the spike in freight rates seen around the world.
“Fortunately, we’re finally getting some breathing space on these crazy freight rates,” said national sales manager Jeff Schwall. “Although furniture costs haven’t seen a significant reduction, we’re happy we are able to mitigate some pricing pressure for our customers. We have seen a significant and sustained reduction in freight rates lately, so we are passing those savings on to our retail partners.”
You can read the full article here.