Glossary: T To Z
From 'TACT' to 'zonate', explore Champion Freight's T to Z of logistics and shipping terms. Please contact us if any of the definitions
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The Air Cargo Tariff.
of an empty shipping container.
Marked ‘Tax Invoice’ it is a receipt of payment which includes taxation values such as
Abbreviation for Twenty-foot Equivalent Units, the TEU is an international measure of cargo capacity aboard a ship.
Sometimes abbreviated 3PL or TPL, a third-party logistics provider is an outsourced business providing freight
services such as transport, warehousing, cargo packing, etc.
The duration of a ship at port, from
arrival to departure.
Unit Load Device. A type of container or aircraft pallet.
A person or company who supplies and sells
The loading of cargo into a shipping container.
The storage of goods within a warehouse facility.
shipment details and instructions, a waybill is a common freight document used in the transport of goods.
Please refer Pier.
and charges relating to the use of port facilities including the loading, unloading and handling of cargo.
Dry. Containing little
to no moisture.
1yd = 0.91440m.
Year To Date.
Marked and divided into zones.