Freight Forwarder Dictionary

Shipping acronyms, transportation regulation bodies, functions and items related to shipping to every continent, every product, every bracing, loading, unloading freight term can be overwhelming. An Air Cargo agent may use different terms than an Ocean Freight Broker, and a transportation logistics specialist may describe a pallet differently than a trucker. Here we compile the most common and less common terms together to provide a global transportation resource for shipping on land, air and sea.