Glossary

Zone Rate
Yard Storage
X-Ray Exam
What is Fiscal Representation?
Wharfage
Valuation Challenge
VAT (Value Added Tax) Number
ULD (Unit Load Device)
Trade Remedy
Tariff Engineering
TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit)
TARIC | The Integrated Tariff of the European Union
Storage Charges
Stop Off Fee
Split Shipment
Special Delivery Fee
Shipping Order (SO)
Rules of Origin
Related Parties
Quality Control (QC)
Preferential Duties
Port filings
Pallet Exchange Fee
Pallet
Packing List (PL)
PSS (Peak Season Surcharge)
Original Bill of Lading (OBL)
Origin Charge
Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)
Negotiated Rate Arrangement (NRA)
NES | The National Export System
Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF)
MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)
Liftgate Fee
Letter of Indemnity (LOI)
Last Free Day
LTL (Less than Truckload)
LCL (Less than Container Load)
Known Shipper
Jones Act
International Roadcheck
Inside Delivery Fee
Incoterms®
Importer of Record
HS / HTS Codes
Golden Week
General Order
General Average
Gating In
GRI (General Rate Increase)
Fuel Surcharge (FSC)
FTL (Full Truckload)
FTA (Free Trade Agreement)
FOB (Free on Board)
FEU (Forty-foot Equivalent Unit)
FDA (Food and Drug Administration)
FCL (Full Container Load)
FCA (Free Carrier)
FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon)
EXW (Ex Works)
External Transit (T1)
EORI (Economic Operator Registration and Identification)
EIN (Employer Identification Number)
EBS (Emergency Bunker Surcharge)
Duty
Drop Fee
Devanning
Detention
Delivery Order
Delivery Labor Fee
Deferment or Postponed VAT Accounting
Deferment Fee
Deconsolidation
Declared Value Coverage
Customs Entry
Customs Clearance
Customs Broker
Customs Bond
Countervailing Duties
Contract of Carriage
Continuous Customs Bond
Container Yard (CY)
Consolidation
Consignee
Compliance Assessment
Common Carrier
Commercial Invoice
Commerce Control List (CCL)
Co-Loader
Chassis
Cartage
Carrier
Cargo Ready Date (CRD)
Cargo Insurance
CITES | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CHIEF
CHED | Common Health Entry Document
CFS (Container Freight Station)
CES (Centralized Examination Station)
CDS | Customs Declaration Service