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			Cargo - 




The freight carred by a ship, aircraft, truck or other vessel or vehicle. 













	
	
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Cargo Weight - Combined weight of all loads, gear and supplies on a vehicle. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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CARGOES - A DRIVE project on the Integration of Dynamic Route Guidance and Traffic Central Systems. Acronym: CARGOES Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Dead-Heading - Operating a truck without cargo. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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LTL Carrier - Trucking company which consolidates less-than-truckload cargo for multiple destinations on one vehicle. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Manifest - An itemized list of all passengers and cargo onboard a ship or aircraft; a listing of goods carried by a truck or train; or a listing of railcars in a train. Acronym:  Manifest

Related Terms: Manifest - aircraft | bill of lading | cargo | inventory | invoice | passenger | railcar | ship | train | truck |
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Payload (1) - Weight of the cargo being hauled. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Straight Truck - Vehicle which carries cargo in a body mounted to its chassis, rather than on a trailer towed by the vehicle. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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TL Carrier - Trucking company which dedicates trailers to a single shipper's cargo, as opposed to an LTL (Less Than Truckload) carrier which transports the consolidated cargo of several shippers and makes multiple deliveries. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Tonnage - The displacement of a vessel in tons of water; or a duty charged per ton of cargo at a port, pier, dock or canal.

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Trailer On Flat Car (1) - Method of moving cargo which involves transporting semitrailers on railroad flat cars. Acronym: TOFC Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Transshipment - The transfer of cargo from one conveyance to another.  Transshipment

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Truck (1) - Vehicle which carries cargo in a body mounted to its chassis, rather than on a trailer towed by the vehicle.  Truck (1) Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Warfage - A fee charged for cargo passing through a pier or dock.

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