Glossary Terms

ACP
Activity-Based-Cost (ABC)
Ad Valorem
Ad valorem Tariff
ADB
Air Freight
Air Freight Forwarder
Air Waybill (AWB)
Aircraft Pallet
All-in Cost
Alteration
APEC
Arbitrage
Arrival notice
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
At-the-Money Option
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
Automated Export System (AES)
Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA)
BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor)
Bill of Lading
Billed Weight
Blind Shipping
Blocking or bracing
Bolster
Bond port
Bonded Terminal
Booking
Breakbulk
Broker
Bulk Cargo
CAA
Cargo
Cargo Manifest
Carrier
Cartage Agent
Cartel
Cash Against Documents (CAD)
Cash in Advance (CIA)
Certificate of Acceptance
Certificate of Analysis/Certificate of Inspection
Certificate of Manufacture
Certificate of Origin
Certificate of Product Origin
Chargeable Weight
Chassis
Clean Bill of Lading
Clean Collection
Clearance
Clearing
Commercial Invoice
Consignee
Consignment
Consolidation
Container
Container Yard (CY)
Customs
Customs Clearance
Customs Duty
Dangerous Goods
Declared Value Coverage
Deferred Air Freight
Demurrage (DEM)
Detention charges
Devanning
Double Blind Shipment
Duty
Electronic Logging Device (ELD)
Embargo
Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS)
Endorsement
Entry
Equipment interchange receipt
ETA
ETC
ETD
ETR
ETS
ExW (Ex Works)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)
Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
Freight
Freight All Kinds (FAK)
Freight Forwarder
Full Container Load (FCL)
Fulltruck Load (FTL)
General Order
General Rate Increase (GRI)
Gross Weight
Harbor Maintenance Fees (HMF)
Harmonize Tariff Schedule (HTS)
Haulage
Hazardous Materials (HazMat)
HS Code
Importer Security Filing (ISF)
Incoterms