Logistic terms

Explanation logistic terms

What is Shipping Instruction?
Shipping Instructions or SI is a document that provides detailed specifications ...
What is Bill of Lading?
The Bill of Lading is the primary document used in sea transport. It functions a...
What type of container or equipment can I use to ship my cargo?
There are many different types of containers and equipment available for shippin...
What is meant by Freight?
Freight is a term used to mean all the charges payable to the Carrier in accorda...
What is Cargo Haulage?
Cargo haulage refers to the whole or part of the ocean transportation of your ca...
What is DIT?
DIT is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Delay in Transit'. This indica...
What is DnD, D&D or Demurrage and Detention?
Demurrage is the fee applicable when the customer holds carrier equipment in the...
What is Standard Free Time?
Standard Free time is the period of time offered by a carrier to customers free ...
What is CHB (Customs House Brokerage) and Customs Clearance?
CHB is an acronym used in logistics for 'Customs House Brokerage'. All goods tha...
What is COO in shipping?
COO is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Change of Origin'. In Twill, o...
What is COD in shipping?
COD is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Change of Destination'. With T...
What is FEU?
FEU is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Forty Equipment Unit'....
What is FFE?
FFE is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Forty Foot Equipment'....
What is TEU?
TEU is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Twenty Equipment Unit' or in o...
What is FCL?
FCL is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Full Container-Load'. This mea...
What is LCL?
LCL is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Less than Container-Load'. LCL...

VGM

Do I need to provide VGM for my shipments?
Yes, the weight of your cargo is important to ensure that it is properly handled...
Why is VGM important?
The weight - or VGM - of your cargo is important to ensure that it is properly h...
Do I need to provide VGM per container?
Yes. A VGM is required for each container you ship....
What is VGM? And how can I get a VGM for my shipment?
VGM stands for 'Verified Gross Mass'. A shipper is obliged to verify the gross m...
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