Freight, shipping and chartering glossary

A list of all cargoes that pertain to a specific shipment, grouping of shipments, or piece of equipment.
Loss and damage insurance at sea excludes losses that can be recovered from the carrier.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
A document that contains information about the physical, chemical, explosive, and radioactive data of hazardous materials in a shipment.
Forty cubic feet; used in water transportation rate making.
Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF)
A fee for customs clearance and border protection related to most imported goods, whether formal or informal entry.
Die relative Nutzung der Verkehrsmittel durch die Unternehmen; die Statistiken umfassen Tonnenmeilen, Passagiermeilen und Einnahmen.
Multimodal Shipping
The use of more than one mode of transport for the transport of goods.