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 for transport.
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 Certificate.
A government document used for the import of plant materials verifying the absents of pests and disease following heat
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.
Pacific International 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
Cargo delivery from port of origin to port
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
Process and planning which aims to produce and sell manufactured goods of a high standard.
Receival and Delivery. Cargo received or delivered out of port.
Refers to freight transported by railway.
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)
Ships designed to load, stow and discharge cargo on wheels,
such as vehicles.
When a shipment is delayed and moved to an alternative vessel for shipping.
The planned course from origin
to destination a ship, vehicle, train or aircraft journeys.
Abbreviation for sea damage.
A trade embargo or restriction imposed
following political opposition between two or more countries.
A shipping schedule, or schedule, is a planned list or order
of ships, their port of call, departure dates, etc.
The transportation of cargo by sea. Additionally referred to as ocean
freight. See Sea Freight 101 for more information.
A consignment of goods shipped.
A person or company that transports
freight by land, air or sea.
A person or company who prepares documents, insurance and other shipping related services.
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.
Please refer carriers.
Freight identification symbols,
letters or numbers.
The total gross weight of a shipment.
Shipper's Letter of Instruction. A form used by the shipper
to authorise a carrier to issue shipping documents (i.e. bill of lading) on their behalf.
The side of a ship to the right
of the bow.
The back end of a vessel.
To store goods or packages.
The act of loading freight into a shipping container.
The end to end logistical management of products, from raw materials and manufacture to final consumer.