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A

Air Waybill (AWB)Airline Terminal FeeAnti-dumping Duties (AD)Automated Export System (AES)Automated Manifest System (AMS)

B

BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor) BTI | Binding Tariff InformationBill of Lading (BOL or B/L)Binding Origin Information Blank SailingBlind ShipmentBobtail FeeBonded GoodsBonded WarehouseBreak BulkBulk Cargo

C

CAIN (Customs Assigned Importer Number)CBM (Cubic Meter)CBP (Customs and Border Protection)CDS | Customs Declaration ServiceCES (Centralized Examination Station)CFS (Container Freight Station)CFS (Container Freight Station) Cut-offCFS (Container Freight Station) FeeCHED | Common Health Entry DocumentCHIEFCITES | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and FloraCTPATCY (Container Yard) CutoffCargo InsuranceCargo Ready Date (CRD)CarrierCartageChassisChassis FeeChassis Pool Chassis SplitChinese New Year (CNY)Clean Truck FeeCo-LoaderCommerce Control List (CCL)Commercial InvoiceCommon CarrierCompliance AssessmentConsigneeConsolidationContainerContainer Yard (CY)Continuous Customs BondContract of CarriageCountervailing DutiesCountry of OriginCountry of Origin MarkingCustoms BondCustoms BrokerCustoms BusinessCustoms ClearanceCustoms EntryCustoms ExamCustoms Exam FeeCustoms Procedure CodesCustoms Valuation

D

Declared Value CoverageDeconsolidationDeferment FeeDeferment or Postponed VAT AccountingDelivery Labor FeeDelivery OrderDemurrageDetentionDevanningDirect or Indirect Customs Representation Disbursement Service FeeDouble Blind ShipmentDrayageDropDrop FeeDrop and PickDry RunDry Van ShippingDutyDuty Drawback

E

E2 | Import Entry Acceptance AdviceEBS (Emergency Bunker Surcharge)EIN (Employer Identification Number)ELD (Electronic Logging Device)EORI (Economic Operator Registration and Identification) EXW (Ex Works)Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)Export DeclarationExport LicenseExpress Bill of LadingExternal Transit (T1)

F

FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon)FBA IDFCA (Free Carrier)FCL (Full Container Load)FDA (Food and Drug Administration)FEU (Forty-foot Equivalent Unit)FLEGT | Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and TradeFOB (Free on Board)FTA (Free Trade Agreement)FTL (Full Truckload)Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) First Sale ValuationForeign Trade Zone (FTZ)ForkliftFuel Surcharge (FSC)

G

GRI (General Rate Increase)Gating InGeneral Average General OrderGolden Week

H

HC (High Cube) ContainerHS / HTS CodesHarbor Maintenance Fee (HMF)Hazmat

I

ISF (Importer Security Filing)ISPS Code (International Ship and Port Facility Security Code)Importer of RecordIncoterms®Inherent ViceInside Delivery FeeIntensive ExamInternational RoadcheckInventory Linked

J

Jones Act

K

Known Shipper

L

LCL (Less than Container Load)LTL (Less than Truckload)Last Free DayLetter of Indemnity (LOI)LiftgateLiftgate FeeLive Unload

M

MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF)

N

NES | The National Export SystemNVWA | De Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit Negotiated Rate Arrangement (NRA)Non-Reimbursement Statements Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)Notify Party

O

Origin ChargeOrigin EngineeringOriginal Bill of Lading (OBL)

P

PGA (Partner Government Agency)POA (Power of Attorney)PSS (Peak Season Surcharge)Packing List (PL)PalletPallet Exchange FeePer Diem ChargePeriodic Monthly Statement (PMS) Pier Pass FeePort filingsPower of AttorneyPre-PullPreferential DutiesPrior Disclosure

Q

Quality Control (QC)

R

Reasonable Care Related PartiesResidential Delivery FeeResponsible Supervision and Control Rolled CargoRules of Origin

S

Ship From Address (Amazon)Shipper's Letter of Instruction (SLI)Shipping Order (SO)Special Delivery FeeSplit ShipmentStop Off FeeStorage ChargesStuffing

T

TARIC | The Integrated Tariff of the European UnionTEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit)TTW | Toestemming Tot WegvoeringTail Gate ExamTariff EngineeringTariff Quotas | Preferential or AutonomousTrade RemedyTransloadingTranstainerTrucking Wait Fee

U

ULD (Unit Load Device)UTB | Uitnodiging Tot BetalingUltimate Consignee

V

VAT (Value Added Tax) NumberValuation Challenge

W

WharfageWhat is Chargeable Weight?What is Fiscal Representation?

X

X-Ray Exam

Y

Yard Storage

Z

Zone Rate

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