Glossary of Terms

Code Description
ACS Australian Customs Service
ADF Airline Document Fee
AQIS Australian Quarantine Inspection Service
BAF Bunker Adjustment Factor
B/L Bill of Lading
CABAF Currency and Bunker Adjustment Factor
CAF Currency Adjustment Factor
CBM Cubic Metres
CFS Cargo Freight Station Consolidation Facility or Warehouse
CIF Cost Insurance and Freight
Consignee Owner or Buyer of Goods
CNTR Container
CY Container Yard
C & F Cost & Freight
D/O Delivery Order
DC Dry Container
EAN European Authority Number (Vide Electronic Commerce)
EXW ExWorks
GOH Garments on Hangers
FCA Free Carrier
FCL Full Container Load
FCR Forward Cargo Receipt
FOB Free On Board
HAWB House Airwaybill (airfreight – issued by Freight Forwarder)
HBL House Bill of Lading (seafrieght – issued by Freight Forwarder)
HQ High Cube Container
IATA International Air Transport Association
ITF International Terminal Fee
LC Letter of Credit
LCL Less Container Load
LOLO Lift On Lift Off
MAWB Master Airwaybill
MCC Multi-Country Consolidation
NOR Non Operating Reefer
OBL Ocean Bill of Lading
POL Port of Loading
QR Quick Response
RF Refrigeration Container
Shipper Vendors or Buying Agents
TEU Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit
THC Terminal Handling Charge
UCC Uniform Code Council