A charge assessed in addition to ocean freight (charges), i.e., stuffing charges, loose cargo charge, terminal charges.
Latin for “According to the value”. When a shipper wishes to increase the liability of a carrier beyond the liability stated in the terms of the bill of lading, he places the actual value of the cargo in block 23 of the bill of lading. The carrier is then liable for the value of the cargo and charges a higher rate accordingly based on the value.
European agreement about international road transport of dangerous goods
‘Allgemeine Deutsche Spediteurbedingungen’ General Carrier Conditions in Germany
The Air Way bill is a non-negotiable Bill of Lading, and is used as a receipt for cargo and a contract for transportation between shipper and air carrier. Unlike an ocean carrier with a “to order” Ocean Bill of Lading, the air carrier must deliver the shipment to the consignee named on the non-negotiable Air Waybill. International air waybills or “airline air waybills,” are used by the air carriers; “House air waybills, ” are used as receipts by Freight Forwarders who then consolidate them with the air carriers international air waybills.
An agent appointed by an airline to solicit and process international airfreight shipments.
A three letter code assigned to all airport locations worldwide.
Port offered by service where the vessel does not physically call. The cargo will be trucked or railed to or from the load or discharge port. The truck or rail portion is at the expense of carrier.
A notice from the ocean carrier to the “notify party” indicating the vessel’s estimated arrival date; identifying shipment details such as number of packages, weight, and container number, and indicating when free time expires. Often includes a freight invoice.
Actual Time of Arrival, or Airport-To-Airport, or Air Transport Association of America.
Actual Time of Departure.