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S/D


Abbreviation for sea damage.


Sanction


A trade embargo or restriction imposed following political opposition between two or more countries.


Schedule


A shipping schedule, or schedule, is a planned list or order of ships, their port of call, departure dates, etc.


Shipment


A consignment of goods shipped.


Shipper


A person or company that transports freight by land, air or sea.


Shipping Agent


A person or company who prepares documents, insurance and other shipping related services.


Shipping Container


Rectangular in shape, a shipping container is a steel container commonly measuring between 20ft and 40ft in length, primarily designed to store goods for transportation by sea.


Shipping Lines


Please refer carriers.


Shipping Mark


Freight identification symbols, letters or numbers.


Shipping Weight


The total gross weight of a shipment.


Starboard


The side of a ship to the right of the bow.


Stern


The back end of a vessel.


Stow


To store goods or packages.


Stuffing


The act of loading freight into a shipping container.


Supply Chain


The end to end logistical management of products, from raw materials and manufacture to final consumer.


Surcharge


Additional fees and charges.
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