Glossary of Terms

CodeDescription
ACSAustralian Customs Service
ADFAirline Document Fee
AQISAustralian Quarantine Inspection Service
BAFBunker Adjustment Factor
B/LBill of Lading
CABAFCurrency and Bunker Adjustment Factor
CAFCurrency Adjustment Factor
CBMCubic Metres
CFSCargo Freight Station Consolidation Facility or Warehouse
CIFCost Insurance and Freight
ConsigneeOwner or Buyer of Goods
CNTRContainer
CYContainer Yard
C & FCost & Freight
D/ODelivery Order
DCDry Container
EANEuropean Authority Number (Vide Electronic Commerce)
EXWExWorks
GOHGarments on Hangers
FCAFree Carrier
FCLFull Container Load
FCRForward Cargo Receipt
FOBFree On Board
HAWBHouse Airwaybill (airfreight – issued by Freight Forwarder)
HBLHouse Bill of Lading (seafrieght – issued by Freight Forwarder)
HQHigh Cube Container
IATAInternational Air Transport Association
ITFInternational Terminal Fee
LCLetter of Credit
LCLLess Container Load
LOLOLift On Lift Off
MAWBMaster Airwaybill
MCCMulti-Country Consolidation
NORNon Operating Reefer
OBLOcean Bill of Lading
POLPort of Loading
QRQuick Response
RFRefrigeration Container
ShipperVendors or Buying Agents
TEUTwenty Foot Equivalent Unit
THCTerminal Handling Charge
UCCUniform Code Council