Surcharge Definition

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Description

  • Accessorial AC
    Accessorial Service - Service rendered by a carrier in addition to transportation services. (e.g. sorting, packing, precooling, heating and storage.)
  • Activity Based Costing ABS
    An accounting system that measures the cost and performance of specific activities performed within an organisation. For example, an ABC approach might measure the cost incurred by the accounts receivable department in handling calls for billing errors, whereas the traditional accounting approach ignores the activity and measures the cost of the accounts receivable department as a percentage of revenue.
  • All Inclusive AI
    All Inclusive
  • Any Quantity AQ
    A rating that applies to an item regardless of weight.
  • Artificial Tween Decks ATD
    Artificial Tween Decks Forty feet long, eight feet wide, one foot thick steel platform with hardwood flooring. Equipped with ten bullrings for securing oversized, heavy lift or wheeled cargo.
  • Assignment AS
    1. The transfer to another of one's own legal interests or rights. 2. Especially the transfer of property to be held in trust or to be used for the benefit of creditors. 3. The document by which such an interest or right is transferred.
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Word/Phrase

Description

  • Additional Export Service Fee ASE
    The service covers the provision and administration of Export services such as, but not limited to: Equipment release, arrangement of pick-up and drop-off, and handling notifications. Few of the scenarios. Hanger Cntr Cancellation. DG commodity mis-declaration. Additional ad-hoc operation cost occurred at tml. Weighbridge / leakage. Change svc mode. Lost bill of lading
  • Additional Import Service Fee ASI

    The service covers the provision and administration of Export services such as, but not limited to:


    Equipment release, arrangement of pick-up and drop-off, and handling notifications. Few of the scenarios

    Hanger Cntr Cancellation

    DG commodity mis-declaration 

    Additional ad-hoc operation cost occurred at tml

    Weighbridge / leakage

    Change svc mode

    Lost bill of lading

  • Additional Tonnage Charge ATC
    The service covers the provision and administration of Import services such as, but not limited to:Equipment release, arrangement of pick-up and drop-off, and handling notifications. Few of the scenariosHanger Cntr CancellationDG commodity mis-declarationAdditional ad-hoc operation cost occurred at tmlWeighbridge / leakageChange svc modeLost bill of lading
  • Agency Documentation Fee Exports ADE
    ATC - Additional Tonnage Charge is applied for reefers out of Alask when the weight exceeds more than 20 Tons
  • Agency Documentation Fee Imports ADI
    This service covers the creation and processing of documents necessary at Origin to complete a shipment i.e. Bill of Lading (B/L), Delivery Order.
  • Agency Logistic fee Import ULI
    A port agency fee that covers work within the port facility, including, but not limited to: vessel clearance, filings with customs, survey reports and work with other authorities, terminal fees etc. The fee is paid by the carrier on behalf of the customer and the related fee is passed on to the customer at Destination. This fee is applicable to all shipments.
  • Agency Logistics Fee Export ULE
    A port agency fee that covers work within the port facility, including, but not limited to: vessel clearance, filings with customs, survey reports and work with other authorities, terminal fees etc. The fee is paid by the carrier on behalf of the customer and the related fee is passed on to the customer at Origin. This fee is applicable to all shipments.
  • Algerian Stamp Destination ASD
    The code applied to reflect the Algerian Tax law service used at the Destination.
  • Algerian Stamp Origin ASO
    The code applied to reflect the Algerian Tax law service used at the Origin.
  • Arbitrary - Origin OPA

    Cargo pre-carriage by feeder or barge to an ocean port at origin.

    This service assists in simplification of the ocean freight calculation for multiple port combinations from a base port rate by adding the arbitrary.

    Applicable to all origin ports defined as 'Arbitrary Ports' in a Base Rate tariff (BRT).

  • Arbitrary Destination DPA
    Service of providing carrier transport of cargo from a Primary port (Base port) to a secondary port (Arbitrary port / destination port) by feeder or barge. Applicable to all destination ports defined as 'Arbitrary Ports' in a Base Rate tariff (BRT).
  • Automatic Set point Change Service ASC
    Cost Associated with Pre-programming of Containers, allowing multiple temperatures at voyage.