Freight, shipping and chartering glossary

Απόθεμα ασφαλείας
Reserve stock, below which the level of stocks for this product should not fall.
Αχρησιμοποίητο υλικό που έχει αγοραία αξία και μπορεί να πωληθεί.
Defective material that has no market value and cannot be sold.
Screening charge
Surcharge related to airport terminal screening.
Δελτίο θαλάσσης
Transport document used in shipping. The cargo is issued to a specific consignee specified in the sea waybill if he can document his identity, and at the same time, he doesn’t need to present his original copy of this waybill.
Security Filing
The importer or their agent is required to electronically submit information relating to the shipment. This term is used in the USA.
Διαχωρίσιμο κόστος
Ένα κόστος που μια επιχείρηση μπορεί να αναθέσει απευθείας σε ένα συγκεκριμένο τμήμα της επιχείρησης.
The defined, regular pattern of calls made by a carrier in the pick-up and discharge of cargo.
Σύμβαση παροχής υπηρεσιών
A contract to optimize the flow of services provided by enterprises to consumers, rendered to each other by partners in the supply chain, as well as intra-company flows.
An authorized person (individual or firm) performing certain actions on behalf of another person (principal) on his behalf and in his interests.
An intermediary that facilitates the execution of retail transactions between interested parties (customers) on their behalf and at their expense.
A load of goods sent by sea, road, train, or air.
Σημείο αποστολής
Μια συγκεκριμένη θέση από την οποία τα αγαθά θα αναχωρούν για μετακίνηση.
Αντιπρόσωπος του αποστολέα
Μια επιχείρηση που αντιστοιχεί κατά κύριο λόγο σε μικρές αποστολές, ειδικά σε φορτία με απλή κυκλοφορία, για να επιτρέπουν στους φορτωτές να χρησιμοποιούν ταχύτητες διπλού ρυμουλκούμενου.
Shipper’s Letter Of Instruction (SLI)
A note from the exporter to the freight forwarder with instructions on how a shipment is being sent and where it is going.
Shipping Quote
A document that breaks down the individual legs of a shipment and the surcharges each will incur, as per your freight quote.
Shipping Types
Different levels of service that you will use to fulfill your orders.
Ειδικό Τελωνειακό Τιμολόγιο
In addition to a customs invoice, some countries require a special customs invoice designed to facilitate the clearance of goods and the assessment of customs duties in that country.
Spot Voyage
A charter for a specific vessel to move a single cargo between indicated loading port(s) and discharge port(s) in the near future.
Specialized organizations and firms engaged in loading and unloading ships.
Cost of storing cargo in an off-site warehouse.
The placing of goods in the cargo areas of ships with the aim of leveling it or stuffing under-deck voids. It is usually used when loading bulk and break bulk cargo.
Surcharge associated for breaking down a container.
Επιπρόσθετη χρέωση στις εφαρμοστέες χρεώσεις. οι μεταφορείς αυτοκινήτων έχουν επιπλέον επιβάρυνση καυσίμων και οι σιδηρόδρομοι μπορούν να επιβάλλουν πρόσθετη επιβάρυνση σε οποιοδήποτε κοινό επιτόκιο που δεν αποφέρει το 110% του μεταβλητού κόστους.