Tüm taşıma tanımlarını takip etmek her zaman kolay değildir. Bu nedenle, ulaştırma endüstrisinde kullanılan en yaygın teknik terimlerin, ifadelerin ve kısaltmaların listesini derledik.
|Full Container Load
|Less-than Container Load
|Twenty-foot Equivalent Units. A measure for ship containers
|Bunker Adjustment Factor. This rate, which covers increasing fuel prices, is set by shipping companies once a month based on oil prices
|Currency Adjustment Factor. This rate, which covers devaluation of the currency in which the main cargo is calculated, is set by shipping companies and calculated as a percentage of the main [cargo/freight].
|Peak Season Surcharges. This charge is calculated for each container in the peak season (from August to November) for containers from Asia to Europe.
|This surcharge is imposed on particularly heavy 20-foot containers from the Far East and depends on which shipping company is used and varies from port to port.
|Low Sulphur Surcharge
|Surcharges are imposed on ships sailing in the Baltic Sea, Kattegat, Skagerrak, North Sea and the English Channel.
|International Ship and Port Facility Security – refers to a surcharge resulting from the stricter requirements for transporters and port security. The surcharge is typically calculated per consignment.
|Demurrage is a charge payable to the owner of a chartered ship in respect of failure to load or discharge the ship within the time agreed. You have about three days to collect a container from the time notification arrives that it is ready.
|Customs inspection fee
|linked to the freight forwarder and the shipping company’s management of the customs papers.
|A charge paid to the port for handling the container. This charge can vary from port to port.