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keeping a freight car of ship beyond the time specified for loading or unloading; the penalty paid to the car or ship owner for so doing
demurrage
the transportation of loaded highway vehicles on railroad flatcars
piggyback
a facet of transpotation regulation which limits the number of competing carriers to prevent "destructive competition"
entry control
transportation carried on within the 50 states and/or territories
domestic transportation
movement on one or more connecting lines
interlining
a situation in which a common carrier can legally reuse to accept shipments destined for a certain location
embargo
the movement of one ton of freight over one mile
ton-mile
the practice fo carriers who serve certain markets only when prices are high and then abandon them when prices drop
skimming the cream
a person who owns and drives his or her own truck
owner-operator
a refund ordered by the Interstate Commerce Commission as compensation for damages in transit
reparation
company transporting goods for the general public at published rates
common carrier
goods placed on a carrier at a point specified by the seller without charging the buyer, with further transportation to be paid by tyhe buyer
freight (ree) on board (FOB)
the movement of one ton of freight over one mile
ton-mile
a receipt of shipment given to the receiver of goods specifying the duties of both the carrier and the shipper and which serves as evidence of title to the goods being shipped
bill of lading
a notice sent by the traffic department of the receiver to the carrier
tracer
refers to pipelines, railroads, or airlines when their available facilities include a major and direct route between two points
waterway
refers to pipelines, railroads, or airlines when their available facilities include a major and direct route between two points
truck line
person managing the movement of materials, supplies, etc., of carriers
trafic manager
a fee charged by a pier or dock owner for use of a wharf for mooring a vessel, storing and handling goods, etc.
wharfage
a route within one or more bodies of water used for commericial transport
waterway
statement listing all particulars of shipments loaded in car, ship, etc.
mainfest
the number of tons of cargo, stores, and bunker uel a vessel can carry
deadweight tonnage
shipments which rely on at least two different, connecting modes of transportation, such as rail to water or rail to air
intermodal shipments
goods arriving when promised, generally between 8 am and 5 pm
on-time delivery
a carrier who agrees to provide specific transportation services for a limited number of shippers, generally on a regular basis
contract carrier
the person who receives the goods that have ben shipped
consignee