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Designation
Description

ADR

Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
International regulations regarding the transport of dangerous goods by road
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AGS

Aden Gulf Surcharge
International regulations regarding the transport of dangerous goods by road
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ATA

Actual time of arrival
Actual time of arrival
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ATA-Carnet

An international customs and temporary export-import document
ATA-carnet is used to clear customs without paying duties and import taxes on merchandise that will be re-exported within 12 months. Read more about ATA-carnet here: http://carnet.chamber.no/
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ATD

Actual time of departure
Actual time of departure
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AWB

Air Waybill
Freight document for air
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B/L

Bill of Lading
Freight document for shipping
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B2B

Business to business
Trade between companies
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B2C

Business to consumer
Trade between companies and consumers of the goods
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BAF

Bunker adjustement factor
Bunker surcharge refers to floating part of sea freight charges which represents additions due to oil prices. The shipping lines set their own independent BAF rates.
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Barcode

Bar code
Identification of the goods
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CAF

Currency adjustment factor
CAF is one of the charges added up on the basic ocean freight by sea shipping carriers on the basis of of continues fluctuation of exchange rates to foreign currency
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Cbm

Cubic metre
A volume that is made by a cube that is 1 meter on each side
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Certificate of Origin

Certificate of Origin
Certificate of Origin of the goods
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CFR

Cost and freight
Delivered when goods is loaded onto vessel, harbour for delivery should be named. Consigner is responible for insurance
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Chargeable weight

Freight measurement
Weight converted out of volume
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Chassis

Chassis/Semihenger
Trailer for transporting containers
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CIF

Cost, insurance and freigt
Delivered when goods is loaded onto vessel, harbour for delivery should be named
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CIP

Carrige and Insurance Paid to
Delivered when goods is passed onto 1.carrier og terminal, consignor is responisble for insurance
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CMR

Internasjonalt fraktbrev
International freight for road document which is legally binding
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COD

Cash on Delivery
Payment method in which ordered goods are carried to the buyer's place but are handed over only upon full payment. Also called collect on delivery, no invoice possible
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COD

Cash on Delivery
A request asking the shipping line to discharge/transport the container to a destination other than the one mentioned in the Port of Discharge or Place of Delivery fields in the Bill of Lading issued.
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Consignee

Consignee
Receiver of the goods
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Consignor

Sender/shipper
The sender/shipper of the gods is where the goods is sent/shipped from
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Conversion key

Conversion key
Conversion factor from cbm/LM to weight
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CPT

Receiver of the goods
Delivered when goods is passed onto 1.carrier og terminal
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DAP

Delivered at Place
Delivered when goods is ready to be unloaded by the buyer at a named destination. Consignee responsible for cost of importing the goods
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DAT

Delivered at Terminal
Delivered when goods is unloaded to a named terminal. Consignee responsible for cost of importing the goods
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DDP

Delivered Duty Paid
Delivered when goods is loaded onto vessel, harbour for delivery should be named
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Deep sea

Deep sea
Cargo shipped between continents
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Demurrage

Demurrage
Harbour rental fee in regards to containers
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Detention

Detention
Container rental fee
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DGR

Dangerous goods regulations
Dangerous goods regulations - air transport
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Dry bulk cargo

Dry bulk cargo
Dry cargo shipped without being packed. For example sand and cereals
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EAN

European Article Numbering
Gives the product a unique number readable by a scanner
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EDI

Electronic Data Interchange
Electronic Data Interchange between computer systems
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ETA

Estimted time of arrival
Estimted time of arrival of gods and cargo
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ETD

Estimated time of departure
Estimated time of departure of gods and cargo
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EUR-1 certificate

EUR-1 certificate
EUR-1 - needed to custom clear goods from within the EU
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EXW

Ex works
Delivered when shipper has made goods available for conignee
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FAS

Free alongside ship
Delivered when goods is placed along side vessel
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FCA

Free carrier
Delivered when goods is loaded onto transport of the consignee
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FCL

Full container load
Full container load
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Feeder

Feeder
Feeders collect shipping containers from different ports and transport them to central container terminals where they are loaded to bigger vessels or further transport by truck or rail 
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FEU/FFU

Forty foot Equivalent Unit
Forty foot Equivalent Unit/ Container
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FOB

Free on board
Delivered when goods is loaded onto vessel
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FSC

Fuel Surcharge
Additional cost for transport according to cost of fuel in the period the goods are transported
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FTL

Full Truck Load
Truck fully loaded with goods.
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GSP Certificate

General System of Preference Certificate
Preferential treatment is given in the form of reduced or zero rates of customs duties for access to the markets of the European Union The GSP scheme is specifically designed to benefit certain developing countries and integrate them into the world economy
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HAWB

House Air Waybill
Freight document for air transport, issued by an air freight forwarder
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HAZMAT

Dangerous goods
Dangerous goods - air transport
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HBL

House bill of Lading
Freight document issued by a shipping forwarder to their customers
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IATA

International Air Transport Association
International Air Transport Association
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IOD

Information on delivery
Information on delivery
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LCL

Less than container load
Less than container load. 1 TEU equals a 20 feet container
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Lm

Loading metre
One loading meter is 1 meter of the loading length, and 2,40meter of the loading width. Height not included
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Lo/Lo

Lift on/lift off.
Lift on/lift off vessel using a crane
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MAWB

Master Air Waybill
Freight document for air transport issued by an airline carrier
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MBL

Master Bill of Lading
Freight document for shipping, issued by the shipping line
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Missing IOD

Missing IOD
Missing IOD, no information on delivery of the goods

Notify party

Notify party
Notify party regarding the arrival of goods
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NVOCC

Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier
Do not own a vessel, but can issue B/L
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PDA

Scanner
Handheld scanner for reading the barcode on the labels
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POD

Port of discharge
Port the gods are delivered
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POL

Port of loading
Port the gods are loaded
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Reefer

Refrigerated container
A temperature regulated container
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Ro/Ro

Roll on / Roll off
Roll on / Roll off the vessel with a truck
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Shipper

Shipper of cargo
Sender of the goods
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Short sea

Short sea
Loads shipped witin a continent
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SLA

Service level agreement
Service Level Agreement regarding delivery times
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SSC

Security Surcharge
Additional cost according to safety risks involved
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Stevedore

Stevedore
Company that loads and unloads vessels and containers in a harbour
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Stripping

Stripping of container
Emptying a container
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Stuffing

Stuffing of container
Loading a container
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TEU

Twenty foot Equivalent Unit
Twenty foot Equivalent Unit/ Container
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THC

Terminal Handling Cost
Changes assessed for services rendered within the container terminals
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Transitt harbour

Transit harbour
A harbour where cargo is passing through
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ULD

Unit Load Device
A unit load device (ULD) is a pallet or container used to load luggage, freight, and mail on wide-body aircraft and specific narrow-body aircraft. It allows a large quantity of cargo to be bundled into a single unit. Since this leads to fewer units to load, it saves ground crews time and effort and helps prevent delayed flights
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VAL

Valuable Cargo
High value shipments need special care to ensure a safe and secure transport
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W/M

Weight/Measurement
Weight & Measurement of shipment
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Wet bulk cargo

Wet bulk cargo
Wet cargo shipped without being packed, for example oil
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