Package: object or several objects, including packaging, whatever its dimensions and volume, constituting a unit cargo at the time of delivery to the carrier.
Waybill: It is called the document that recording the circumstances of the performance of the transport.
CMR: Applies to financial consideration by transport vehicles, provided that loads and discharges are located in two different countries, of which at least one is a signatory to the agreement. It excluded from this agreement postal, removals and shipments funeral.
Conditions: Refers to the general conditions of carriage of goods in accordance with the Air Waybill.
Shipper / Consignee: Company or legal person whose name appears on the Air Waybill as the expeditor of the cargo.
Single Customs Declaration (DUA): A document that is performed to request that the goods are subject to customs operations: Export, Import (permanent or temporary), temporary admission, warehousing, transit, re – import or re – export. It is aimed at operators involved in foreign trade regimes and customs operations.
Customs Clearance: Compliance with customs formalities for import and export goods or other regimes, operations or customs destinations.
Freight: Rate of transport service that involves a calculation that combines variables trip distance and weight, volume, value and risks inherent to the cargo.
Pallet: A horizontal platform, usually made of wood, facilitating the handling of goods by mechanical means. The type of pallet which is commonly used, are: 1,20 x 1,00 ISO Pallet and Pallet CEN 1.20 x 0.80 meters.
Rate / Rate: Charge per unit weight or volume.
TIR: This is us system of international customs regime of goods that can be used when the transport is carried out without unloading the goods, transport is done from an office of departure to the office of destination, provided that part of the transport takes place by highway. This scheme allows the transport of goods across international borders without payment of duties and taxes that would normally be owed on import or export. This regime can only be used within the Union provided that transport starts or ends in a third country or of goods transported between two or more EU countries through the territory of a third country.
Forwarder: company specializing with organization and management, custom requirement (shipper), logistics management in any case, either by sea, air or road transport. Contracts for work or performs all transport operations: physical transport of cargo, customs operations, packaging, cargo consolidation and deconsolidation, warehousing, insurance, banking and documentary procedures. This kind of companies acts as organizer of the international transport of cargos in any of its types and including all operations involved.
Logistic Zone: Logistics platforms linked to ports, home activities second- and third-line logistics generally dedicated to maritime goods. As logistics platforms specialized in traffic ZAL port must have the following customs services: Trade Zone, Bonded Warehouse and Customs Warehouses.