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acronym:a/c account
  
acronym:ACD Association canadienne des dmnageurs Association canadienne des dmnageurs - Canadian Association of Movers
  
acronym:AMSA American Moving and Storage Association American Moving and Storage Association
  
acronym:AOD advice of despatch
  
acronym:APOE Airport of Entry
  
acronym:AWB Air Waybill A non-negotiable contract for carriage of air transportation between an air carrier and a shipper. A consignment note covering the carriage of goods by airfreight.
  
acronym:b/bulk break bulk
  
acronym:B/L Bill of Lading "A document issued by a common carrier to a shipper that serves as: 1. A receipt for the goods delivered to the carrier for shipment. 2. A definition of the contract of carriage of the goods. 3. A Document of Title to the goods described therein. 4. This document is generally not negotiable unless consigned ""to order."" (See ""Bill of Lading, Order"" below.) 5. The title of property of the goods. It is the authentic receipt delivered by carriers for the said goods shipped/to be shipped on a named vessel."
  
acronym:BAF Bunker Adjustment Factor "An adjustment in shipping charges to offset price fluctuations in the cost of fuel. Also known as a Bunker Surcharge (B/S). The word Bunker refers to fuel storage containers on a vessel. A surcharge calculated at a percentage of the basic ocean freight, to take into account the fluctuations of the price of fuel, adapted as needed"
  
acronym:BAR British Association of Removers British Association of Removers
  
acronym:C+F cargo & freight
  
acronym:C/C custom clear
  
acronym:C/D clear and deliver
  
acronym:CAD Cash Against Documents A method of payment for goods in which documents transferring title are given to the buyer upon payment of cash to an intermediary acting for the seller.
  
acronym:CAF Currency adjustment factor "A surcharge on freight charges by a carrier to offset foreign currency fluctuations. A surcharge calculated at a percentage of the basic ocean freight, to take into account fluctuations of currencies for rates expressed in US$ (it can be a negative adjustment)"
  
acronym:CAM Canadian Association of Movers Canadian Association of Movers - Association canadienne des dmnageurs
  
acronym:CBM Cubic meter unit of volume - one CBM equals 35 cu. ft.
  
acronym:CC&HO Customs Clear & Hand Over
  
acronym:CFR Cost and Freight The seller delivers the goods on board the vessel or procures the goods already so delivered. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are on board the vessel. The seller must contract for and pay the costs and freight necessary to bring the goods to the named port of destination.
  
acronym:CFS Container Freight Station "The term CFS at loading port means the location designated by carriers for the receiving of cargo to be loaded into containers by the carrier. At discharge or destination ports, the term CFS means the bonded location designated by carriers for devanning of containerized cargo."
  
acronym:CFS Charge Container Freight Station Charge The charge assessed for services performed at the origin or destination for loading or unloading of cargo into/from containers at a CFS.
  
acronym:CFS/CFS Pier to Pier The term CFS/CFS refers to cargo delivered at origin in less-than-containerload quantities to a container freight station (CFS) to be loaded into containers and to be unloaded from the container at destination CFS.
  
acronym:CFT cubic feet
  
acronym:CIA Cash in Advance A method of payment for goods whereby the buyer pays the seller prior to shipping the goods.
  
acronym:CIF "Cost, Insurance and Freight " "The seller delivers the goods on board the vessel or procures the goods already so delivered. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are on board the vessel. The seller must contract for and pay the costs and freight necessary to bring the goods to the named port of destination. The seller also contracts for insurance coverage against the buyer's risk of loss of or damage to the goods during the carriage. The buyer should note that under CIF the seller is required to obtain insurance only on minimum cover. Should the buyer wish to have more insurance protection, it will need either to agree to as much expressly with the seller or to make its own extra insurance arrangements."
  

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