20 shipping acronyms all shippers should know

May 17, 2019

International ocean freight is filled with many such technical terms that easily confuse the occasional and not to mention new importers and exporters unfamiliar with the ins-and-outs of this complex industry.From required documents and shipment types to international regulations and customs procedures, different players and aspects of maritime transport have its own acronyms and abbreviations.In this infographic, you’ll find 20 of the most common acronyms that all shippers need to know in order to take on the massive industry that is ocean freight.

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