From 'packing' to 'surcharge', explore Champion Freight's P to S of freight and shipping terms. Please contact us if you require further
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Can refer to the loading of goods inside a shipping container.
Itemised list of packages
documenting commodity, quantity, weights and measurements.
A square portable wooden platform used in the transport and storage
of goods, and easily maneuvered into position using a forklift.
Freight that has been loaded and packed onto pallets
An inclined plane which allows sea vessels to be hauled from the water onto a wooden cradle to facilitate
external dry hull access for repairs and maintenance.
Abbreviation for a Phytosanitary Certificate. Please refer Phytosanitary
A government document used for the import of plant materials verifying the absents of pests
and disease following heat treatment.
Additionally referred to as a wharf or quay, a pier is a platform which extends from land
out over water and is commonly used for docking vessels or recreational activities such as handline fishing.
Lines (shipping line).
Proof Of Delivery. Document receipt of cargo received requiring signature authentication.
1. The side of a ship to the left of the bow.
2. A town or city where ships dock for loading and unloading.
Port To Port
delivery from port of origin to port of destination.
1lbs = 0.453592kgs.
The domestic and international
transportation of freight that is heavy, large, out of gauge, high value or significant (in terms of importance to the project they
are intended for). Project freight can present a number of logistical challenges that are often unique or specific to the transport
item, requiring specialised equipment or machinery to move and load, government permits and licencing, etc.
A business or
person who supplies food and beverages to ships.
Process and planning which aims to produce and sell manufactured goods
of a high standard.
Please refer Pier.
Receival and Delivery. Cargo received or delivered out of port.
freight transported by railway.
A deduction or partial refund to a chargeable amount.
Please refer refrigerated container.
Available in 20ft and 40ft length measurements, a refrigerated container (or reefer), is a cooled shipping container used
in the transport of perishable or temperature sensitive goods such as meat, fish, milk, etc.
Roll-on, Roll-off (RORO)
to load, stow and discharge cargo on wheels, such as vehicles.
When a shipment is delayed and moved to an alternative vessel
The planned course from origin to destination a ship, vehicle, train or aircraft journeys.