Glossary of terms used on this siteThere are 170 entries in this glossary.
The movement of goods by a carrier
an individual, partnership, or corporation which operates equipment engaged in the business of transporting goods
The financial liability for loss or damage of goods based on the value placed on the goods
Cartons packed by the moving company.
the transferring of goods by trucks, wagons, drays, etc.
Someone who transports goods within the confines of a port.
|Cash on Delivery (COD)||
A shipment that is paid for by the individual at the time of delivery prior to the unloading of the shipment. Also called Collect on Delivery.
35.314 cubic feet
|Certificate of Title||
A statement issued by a state government verifying ownership and acknowledging liens placed upon any automobile, truck, tractor or other conveyance.
|Certificate of Weight||
An authoritative statement of the weight of a shipment prepared by a weigh master
|Certificates of Origin||
documents which specify the country of origin, number or packages, number of boxes or cases, marks and number, gross and net weight, and a description of the goods in the shipment
Any scale designed for weighing motor vehicles, including trailers or semi trailers not attached to a tractor, and certified by an authorized scale inspection and licensing authority. A certified scale may also be a platform or warehouse type scale that is properly inspected and certified.
charges for broad groupings of similar commodities which will apply on all items moving from all origins to all destination
a certificate issued by Customs stating that the shipment is free to move and that all legal requirements have been met
Cash on Delivery or Collect on Delivery - A shipment that is paid for by the individual at the time of delivery prior to the unloading of the shipment.