Card Set Information
Third Party Logistics freight broker that offers partial or complete logistical management solutions for their customer
Abbreviation that refers to Automated Clearing House electronic payment systems
Person who arranges for the transportation of goods under the authority of a licensed
Application Programming Interface is a method used to send and receive data between computer systems via the web.
Grant of legal permission issued by the.
To transport or arrange for the transportation of goods or passengers.
A load that will return a motor carrier to their home domicile.
Bill of Lading
Legal document issued by the carrier as proof that a shipment has been received from
the shipper, by the carrier, for ultimate delivery to the consignee.
Form prescribed by the FMCSA used to document surety bonds.
Form prescribed by the FMCSA used to document trust funds.
Form used to list "Agents of Process" for brokers/carriers and must remain on file with the FMCSA.
Distribution center that rearranges bulk shipments for smaller freight terminals.
Code of Federal Regulations - A solitary resource for legal language supporting all Federal agencies.
Slang term used for transporting goods via truck.
Motor Carrier that services the needs of the general public and operates "for hire"
based on its published tariff rates.
Company or person who receives the freight.
A large steel box enclosure used to transport intermodal freight.
Contingent Auto Liability
An insurance policy for brokers that covers bodily injury and property
damage in the event a carrier is involved in an auto accident and the carrier's insurance fails to acknowledge
Contingent Cargo Liability
An insurance policy for brokers that covers physical loss or damage
to cargo in the event the carrier's insurance fails to acknowledge a claim.
Contingent General Liability
An insurance policy for brokers that covers physical damage to people
and property in the event the carrier's insurance fails to acknowledge a claim.
Motor Carrier than may only service those with whom they have a
A mass-derived unit of volume referenced by density
: a cubic ton of cotton requires
more area volume than a cubic ton of bricks
Empty, unloaded miles incurred by the motor carrier
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Defense
The transportation of containers or semi-trailers between sea ports and inland locations
such as hub centers and rail terminals
An enclosed dry box semi-trailer used to transport goods
Electronic Data Interchange - used to pass electronic data from one computer system to another
vehicles used to accompany semi-trucks for oversize loads
Estimated Time of Arrival
Numeric code used to authorize electronic payments
Federal Aviation Administration
Financial term used to reference the financing of Accounts Receivable (A/R) invoices
(forty foot equivalent unit) refers to the number of 20-foot containers a vessel is capable of carrying
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Free on Board
(FOB) Term defining how the products being shipped have been sold to the consigned
Method of freight rate computation based on a combination of density, stowability, handling and liability
A freight broker/carrier that takes physical possession of the cargo at some point during transit
Abbreviation used to reference a Full Truck Load of freight
A fee used to offset increasing fuel prices for motor carriers.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating for commercial motor vehicles.
Abbreviation used to reference Hazardous Materials
A unit of measure used to calculate shipping rates based on weight
Interstate Commerce Commission - the former Federal agency charged with governing interstate and intrastate commerce via commercial motor vehicles
(international commercial terms) used in lieu of international shipments to set
out responsibilities before and after certain points in the transportation cycle
Term used to describe the transportation of freight or passengers using at least two different transportation modes (truck, boat, rail, air, etc...)
The transportation of commodities from one state to another
The transportation of commodities within a single state
International Organization for Standardization - a family of standards for detailed
Line Haul Rate
The rate paid to a motor carrier for transporting freight
Freight matching service that allows brokers and carriers to post load and truck
Metric unit of measurement that represents the Imperial (United Kingdom) system
long ton is equal to 2240 pounds
Less Than Truckload - partial shipments such as a pallet of goods that does not require a full
A person who works independently "for hire" who unloads trucks and often breaks the
shipment down for stowability on behalf of the consignee
U.S. Maritime Administration
Transportation company that transports goods via semi-truck or other commercial vehicle
National Motor Freight Classification
National Motor Freight Traffic Association
An agreement that prevents the solicitation of customers
Over Dimensional freight
Overage, Shortage & Damage of goods
Person who owns and operates their own semi-truck
Brokerage firm in which an agent works for
An abbreviation for "Proof of Delivery" such as a signed Bill of Lading (BOL) or digital scan
A mileage routing determination based on the most practical route for commercial motor vehicles
A person or company who has been granted legal permission to arrange for
goods to be transported via interstate commerce
An agreement which solidifies the line haul rate between brokers and carriers
Unpaid invoices that have not been collected by the person that is owed
Temperature controlled refrigerated trailer
Removable Goose Neck trailers for transporting equipment
Standard Carrier Alpha Code issued by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association
Surface Deployment and Distribution Command for the Department of Defense (DOD