Commission (Control of Shipping acts USA)
Full Truck Load, an indication for a truck transporting cargo
directly from supplier to receiver.
The delivery of goods
by a factory whereby the goods are put at the disposal of another
(internal) party such as a commercial department.
A vessel normally used
for local or coastal transport (for carriage of cargo and/or
containers) to and from ports not scheduled to be called by the main
(ocean) vessel, directly connecting these ports to the main (ocean)
An indication of the country in which a means of transport is registered through a reference to the ensign of this country.
Capable to be set on
fire under given circumstances. (Amendment 25 IMO DGS).
The lowest temperature
at which a good produces enough vapour to form a flammable mixture
Flat Rack Container
A container with two
end walls and open sides.
Any group of means of
transport acting together or under one control.
Circumstance which is
beyond the control of one of the parties to a contract and which
may, according to the terms and conditions, relieve that party of
liability for failing to execute the contract.
Fork Lift Truck
A three or four
wheeled mechanical truck with forks at the front designed for
lifting, carrying and stowing cargo.
Forty Foot Equivalent
Unit of measurement
equivalent to one forty foot container.
The party arranging
the carriage of goods including connected services and/or associated
formalities on behalf of a shipper or consignee.
Charges paid or to be
paid for preliminary surface or air transport to the airport of
departure by a forwarder, but not by a carrier under an Air Waybill
Document issued to a
freight forwarder, giving instructions to the forwarder for the
forwarding of goods described therein.