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Commodity Description & Coding System(Harmonized Code):
An international classification system that assigns identification #s to
specific products. The coding system ensures that all parties in int'l. trade
use a consistent classification for the purposes of documentation, statistical
control, and duty assessment.
transport service which is offered by the carrier under the terms and conditions
of the tariff and of the relative transport document.
See House Air
or substances capable of posing a significant risk to health, safety, or
property, and that ordinarily require special attention when transported. Also
called Dangerous Goods.
Materials that the Department of Transportation has determined to be a
risk to health, safety, and property; includes items such as explosives,
flammable liquids, poisons, corrosive liquids, and radioactive
Usually refers to a forklift truck on which the operator
must stand rather than sit.
A fund into which highway users (carriers and automobile operators) pay;
the fund pays for federal government's highway construction share.
Taxes that federal and state governments assess against highway users
(the fuel tax is an example). The government uses the use tax money to pay for
the construction, maintenance, and policing of highways.
Railcars that permit top loading and bottom unloading of bulk
commodities; some hopper cars have permanent tops
with hatches to provide protection against the elements.
A bill of lading issued by a forwarder to a
shipper as a receipt for goods that the forwarder will consolidate with cargo
from other shippers for transport.
House to House:
See Door to Door.
House to Pier:
See Door to Port.
A warehouse that stores household goods.
A central location to which traffic from many cities is
directed and from which traffic is fed to other areas.
An airport that serves as the focal point for the origin and termination
of long-distance flights; flights from outlying areas meet connecting flights at
the hub airport.
The pricing unit used in transportation; a hundredweight is equal to 100