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February 19, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Departure Date

The departure date is the date that your shipment will leave the origin port.    You can download ou...
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February 18, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Express Release

An express release means that the original HBL was never issued or printed. In these cases, the ship...
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February 15, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Freight

Freight refers to the articles, goods, materials, merchandise, etc — also known as ‘cargo’ — that ar...
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February 14, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Freight Release Date

The freight release date is the date that your freight is released from the party that owns the carg...
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February 13, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Freight Forwarder

Also known as a destination or origin agent, the freight forwarder is a person or company that facil...
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February 12, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Destination/Origin Agent

Also known as a freight forwarder, the destination or origin agent is a person or company that facil...
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February 11, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Full Container Load (FCL)

A full container load (FCL) is a shipment that takes up the entire container. Container types can in...
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February 8, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: General Order (G.O.)

When a container goes unclaimed for a period of time, U.S. Customs will issue a G.O. Order (also kno...
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February 7, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Harmonized System Code (HS Code)

The Harmonized System Code, or HS code, is a code used to identify and classify goods being shipped ...
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February 5, 2019

Shipping Terms Glossary: Hazmat

Also known as Toxic or Hazardous Materials, hazmat refers to the dangerous goods as defined by the U...
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