Freight, shipping and chartering glossary

An air freight cargo container designed to fit the interior contours of a specific airplane.
Im Tor
Die Transaktion oder der Austausch, die zum Zeitpunkt der Annahme eines Containers durch ein Eisenbahnterminal oder einen Wasserhafen von einem anderen Beförderer stattfindet.
Set of international trade terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce. The dictionary contains terms on the basic conditions of supply related to the transportation process, clearance, etc.
A legal document required for the transportation over land. An inland bill of lading serves as both the carrier’s receipt to the shipper and the carriage contract.
A transportation company that hauls export or import cargo between ports and inland points.
Inland Haulage Charges (IHC)
The transportation costs incurred in transporting goods from a seaport of loading to an inland container freight station, and vice versa.
A document confirming that the goods were in good condition prior to shipment.
A system of measures aimed at full or partial compensation of losses from certain risks (consequences of natural disasters and accidents, loss of wealth and disability, etc.) by transferring their consequences from one party (insured) to another (insurer) for a certain fee.
A document is specially issued in addition to the insurance policy for customer information as a sign that the contractor has implemented all types of insurance provided for by the terms of the contract.
Intermodaler Transport
The use of more than one mode of transport for the transport of goods.
A document certifying the actual delivery of goods and/or the provision of services and their value.
ISF Filing
This cost covers lodging in compliance with CBP’s (US Customs and Border Protection) ’10+2′ advance cargo reporting requirements.
Der internationale Code für Schiffe und Hafenanlagen, der von einer diplomatischen Konferenz der IMO im Dezember 2002 angenommen wurde. Die Maßnahme dient der Stärkung der maritimen Sicherheit. (ISPS-Code - Kapitel XI-2 von SOLAS).
Ausgebender Spediteur
The carrier who issues the bill of lading and with whom the contract of carriage is concluded.