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Breakbulk
Defines the movement of general cargo not carried in ISO standard containers.
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LCL/LCL
Defines the movement of cargo packed in and unpacked from containers by the carrier on behalf of the shipper/consignee. 'LCL' means Less than Container Load.
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FCL/FCL
Defines the movement of cargo packed by the shipper or shipper's agent and unpacked by the consignee or consignee's agent. 'FCL' means Full Container Load.
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FCL/LCL
Defines the movement of cargo packed by the shipper or shipper's agent and unpacked by the carrier. 'FCL' means Full Container Load. 'LCL' means Less than Container Load.
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LCL/FCL
Defines the movement of cargo packed by the carrier and unpacked by the consignee or consignee's agent. 'LCL' means Less than Container Load. 'FCL' means Full Load.
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Consolidation
A movement of multiple shipments to a single destination.
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Parcel post
A movement of material by parcel post.
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Expedited truck
A movement of material by expedited truck.
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Consignor determined means
A movement of material by the means determined by the consignor.
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Private parcel service
A movement of material by a private parcel service.
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House to house
Cargo packed in a unit by the shipper at point of origin and unpacked by consignee at final destination.
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House to terminal
Cargo packed in a unit by the shipper at point of origin and unpacked at the carrier's inland facility between the ship's point of discharge and the final destination.
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House to pier
Cargo packed in a unit by the shipper at point of origin and unpacked by carrier at ship's point of discharge (pier).
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Air charter
A movement of material by chartered aircraft.
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Air express
A movement of material by air express service.
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Geographic grouped transport
A movement of material from multiple origins to a single destination utilizing a single carrier and a single freight bill.
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Less than truck load
A movement of material on a truck that is not full.
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Pooled piggyback
A movement of material by a trailer on a railcar.
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Consignee transportation provided
A movement of material transported by the consignee.
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Rail
A movement of material to the consignee via rail.
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Terminal to house
Cargo packed in a unit at a carrier's inland facility between point of origin and the ship's point of loading and unpacked by consignee at the final destination.
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Terminal to terminal
Cargo packed in a unit at a carrier's inland facility between point of origin and the ship's point of loading and unpacked at a carrier's inland facility between ship's point of discharge and final destination.
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Terminal to pier
Cargo packed in a unit at a carrier's inland facility between point of origin and ship's point of loading and unpacked by carrier at ship's point of discharge (pier).
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Pier to house
Cargo packed in a unit at ship's point of loading and unpacked by consignee at final destination.
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Pier to terminal
Cargo packed in a unit at ship's point of loading and unpacked at a carrier's inland facility between ship's point of discharge and final destination.
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Pier to pier
Cargo packed in a unit at ship's point of loading and unpacked by carrier at ship's point of discharge (pier).
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Station to station
The consignment is moving from one container freight station to another container freight station.
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House to warehouse
The consignment is moving from the premises of the shipper to a warehouse.
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Warehouse to house
The consignment is moving from a warehouse to the premises of the consignee.
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Station to house
The cargo is moving from a container freight station to the premises of the consignee.
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Geographic grouped transport, multiple origins, multiple destinations
A movement of material from multiple origins to multiple destinations using a single carrier and a single freight bill.
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Geographic grouped transport, multiple origins, single destination
A movement of material from multiple origins to a single destination utilizing a single carrier and a single freight bill.
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Geographic receiving
A collection of shipments that involve a single origin, multiple destinations, and a single trailer, and are paid under a single freight bill.