Caraustar to Implement Freight Surcharges in April

March 22, 2011 - Caraustar Industries said that it will implement freight surcharges on all shipments of Uncoated Mill grades and products. The freight surcharge will be $.65 per mile and will be effective with shipments on and after April 4, 2011.

Greg Bartlett, vice president sales and marketing of the mill group stated, "Carriers have increased rates for many freight lanes recently, and fuel surcharges have increased dramatically. We must implement this freight surcharge and will monitor it on a monthly basis."

SOURCE: Caraustar Industries, Inc.