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			Automatic Equipment Identifier - 




A transponder built into a container which transmits information about the container such as weight and container number for automatic update to a shipping database. 




 Acronym: AEI









	
	
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Carload - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container or railcar. Acronym: CL

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Container (1) - Standard-sized rectangular box used to transport freight by ship, rail and highway. International shipping containers are 20 or 40 feet long, conform to International Standards Organization (ISO) standards and are designed to fit in ships' holds. Containers are transported on public roads atop a container chassis towed by a tractor. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Container Chassis - Single-purpose semitrailer designed to carry a shipping container. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Container Load - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container. Acronym: CL

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Container On Flat Car - Method of moving shipping containers which involves transporting them on railroad flat cars. Acronym: COFC Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Drayage - A service offered by a motor carrier for the cartage of rail or ocean containers from a dock to an intermediate or final destination, or the charge for such cartage.

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Full Carload - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container or railcar. Acronym: FC

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Full Container Load - A shipment in which the freight completely fills a container. Acronym: FCL

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Full Truck Load - A shipment in which the freight completely fills the trailer or container. Acronym: FTL

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Less Than Carload - A shipment in which the freight does not completely fill the container or railcar; or a particular consignor's freight when combined with others to produce a full carload. Acronym: LTC Reference: less than container load,

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Less Than Container Load - A shipment in which the freight does not completely fill the container; or a particular consignor's freight when combined with others to produce a full container load. Acronym: LCL Reference: less than container load,

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Less Than Truckload - A shipment in which the freight does not completely fill the trailer or container; or a particular consignor's freight when combined with others to produce a full truckload or full container load. Acronym: LTL Reference: less than container load,

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Packaging - The wrapping, dunnage, or container in which something is packed for storage or shipment; the type or style of the wrapping or container used to protect goods during shipping and handling; materials used to prepare something for shipping or storage; or the process of packing an item for shipment or

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Shipping Container - Standard-sized rectangular box used to transport freight by ship, rail and highway. International shipping containers are 20 or 40 feet long, conform to International Standards Organization (ISO) standards and are designed to fit in ships' holds. Containers are transported on public roads atop a container chassis towed by a tractor. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Tare - The weight of an item's container and packing.

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Tare Weight - The weight of an item's container and packing; or the empty weight of a vehicle or container.

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Truckload - A shipment in which the freight completly fills the trailer or container. Acronym: TL

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Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit - Standardized unit for measuring container capacity on ships, railcars, etc. Acronym: TEU Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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