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ABB

General Conditions of Carriage for Passengers and Baggage

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ABC

“World Airways Guide” and “Air Cargo Guide” (flight and route schedules of most scheduled cargo and passenger airlines).

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ACP countries

African, Caribbean and Pacific countries that have a preferential agreement with the EC.

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ADB

General German Inland Transport Insurance Conditions

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ADSp

ADSP stands for “Allgemeine Deutsche Spediteurbedingungen”. It is a set of rules that defines the legal conditions and regulations for the transport of goods by freight forwarders in Germany. The ADSP were developed by the German Freight Forwarding and Logistics Association (DSLV) and are considered standard terms and conditions for…

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AE Export declaration

The AE Export Declaration refers to the German customs and stands for “Export Accompanying Document Electronic”. This is a document used to process exports of goods from Germany. The AE Export Declaration is electronic and must be prepared by companies or persons who wish to export goods from Germany to…

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AG Export license

An export license (AG) is an official authorization issued by governmental or other competent authorities to allow the export of certain goods or technology from one country to another. It is used to control and regulate the export of goods to achieve various political, economic, security or legal objectives. An…

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AGF

Working Group Long-distance Freight Transport e.V.

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AGF Working Group Long-distance Freight Transport e.V.

AGF stands for “General Terms and Conditions for Long-Distance Freight Transport” and is a set of rules that regulates the transport of goods by road. AGF long-distance freight transports are widely used in Germany by many forwarding and transport companies. The AGF Long Distance Freight are a standardized contract that…

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AGK

General terms and conditions for commercial road haulage

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AGK General Terms and Conditions for Commercial Road Freight Transport

“General Freight and Motor Transport Company”. It is a company that operates in the field of freight transport. AGK Freight Transport offers various services related to the transportation of goods. The company specializes primarily in road transport and operates a fleet of trucks and tractor-trailers. It can carry out the…

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AGNB

General Conditions of Carriage for Commercial Short-Distance Freight Transport by Motor Vehicles.

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AIST

Working group for the promotion and development of international road transport.

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AKB

General conditions of motor transport insurance

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AKM export control declaration

AKM stands for Export Control Declaration and refers to a procedure for controlling and regulating the export of certain goods. Export control declaration is a legal process required in some countries to monitor and control the export of goods that are potentially sensitive, dangerous or security sensitive. The main objective…

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ALFA

Automated air cargo handling procedure for import shipments.

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AMÖ

Working Group Furniture Transport Federal Association e.V.

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ATA

Guaranteed customs accompanying document for temporarily exported goods

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ATP

Convention on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Means of Transport to be used for such Carriage.

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Avis

Notification to the consignee of the arrival or shipment of the goods.

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Avis

Notification of the goods recipient about the arrival or shipment of the estate “Notify” is a term from the field of communication and is mainly used in connection with appointments and announcements. It means being informed or notified about something in advance. For example, if you announce an event, visit…

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BAF

Bunker adjustment factor (Bunker adjustment factor in maritime shipping).

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BAG Federal Office for Goods Transport

The Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG) is a German higher federal authority responsible for the regulation and supervision of goods transport. It was founded in 1994 and is based in Cologne. The FOPH reports to the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. The main tasks of the Federal…

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BGB Civil Code

The German Civil Code (BGB) is the central code of German civil law. It regulates legal relations between private persons (individuals and legal entities) and is divided into five books. Book: General Part The first book of the Civil Code contains the general provisions of civil law. Here, among other…

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Bordero

List of the forwarding agent, with which he provides the receiving forwarding agent with all the required details about each item contained in the consolidated shipment. Individual shipment informs “Bordero” is a term that originates from the financial and logistics fields and describes a documentation or listing of goods, merchandise…

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Carrier Freight carrier

Carrier: In the logistics industry, the term “carrier” can refer to a company responsible for transporting goods. This may be a freight forwarder, carrier or shipping company that transports goods by road, rail, air or water.

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CEP services Courier, express and parcel services

CEP stands for courier, express and parcel services. These are service companies that provide transport and delivery of letters, parcels and other items. CEP services usually specialize in fast and reliable deliveries and offer various options for the transport and delivery of shipments. The main task of a CEP service…

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CMR

Convention relative au contrat de transport international de marchandises par route (Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road). Road freight transport) The “Convention relative au contrat de transport international de marchandises par route” is also known as the CMR Convention. It is an international agreement…

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Conduct cabotage domestic transport in a foreign country

Cabotage refers to the transportation of goods or passengers within a country by foreign carriers. The concept of cabotage was originally developed in maritime transport, but has spread to other transport sectors such as road and air. In road transport, cabotage refers to the transport of goods or passengers within…

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Connected lien

A connex lien is a form of lien in which the pledged object has a close economic connection with a claim. The associated lien only arises or is only effective if a specific claim exists. As a rule, the creditor (the pledgee) and the debtor (the pledgee) create the associated…

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Consignee – goods recipient

The term “consignee” refers to a person, company or organization that acts as the recipient of a shipment or delivery. The Consignee is the party who assumes responsibility for the receipt of the goods and is responsible for their proper handling. As a rule, the consignee is determined by the…

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Contract of carriage

(1) By the contract of carriage, the carrier is obliged to transport the goods to the place of destination and there to the consignee. to be delivered. (2) The shipper shall be obliged to pay the agreed freight. A contract of carriage is a legal contract between a shipper (consignor)…

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Dangerous goods

Dangerous goods are all goods that pose a risk to humans, animals or the environment during transport. This applies above all to substances that can become hazardous as a result of uncontrolled mechanical or thermal effects (e.g. during a traffic accident). Again, these are mostly chemicals and products of the…

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DDP Delivered duty paid

DDP (Delivered Duty Paid) is a trade clause used in international trade to regulate the responsibility and cost of transportation and customs clearance of goods between seller and buyer. If the delivery is made according to the DDP clause, the Seller shall assume all obligations and costs associated with the…

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Declare (e.g. at customs )

The verb “to declare” refers to the act of stating, establishing, or declaring something. It is used in a variety of contexts, but generally means to officially declare or state something. In general, “declare” means to formally announce or state something. It can mean publicly announcing something, stating a certain…

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Diesel

Diesel is a fuel that is mainly used for the operation of diesel engines. Diesel engines use the compression ignition process and therefore differ from gasoline engines in terms of operation and efficiency. Diesel engines are generally more efficient and have a longer service life than gasoline engines. They generate…

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Diesel cost share (DKA)

The share of diesel costs (DKA) in the total costs varies depending on the company and activity and can only be calculated on a case-by-case basis. For our company, Spedition-Albrecht, we have calculated a diesel cost share (DKA) of 30% in our area of operation, international long-distance transportation with an…

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Diesel floater

A diesel floater(diesel price escalation clause) refers to a fuel surcharge that logistics companies charge their customers to compensate for rising diesel prices. This surcharge is variable and change according to the fluctuations of diesel prices. Even if it is difficult for any transport service provider to agree surcharges with…

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Diesel price escalator clause

The diesel price escalator clause, also known as the diesel floater, is a fuel surcharge that is based on the price of diesel and which logistics companies charge their customers to compensate for rising diesel prices but also falling diesel prices. This surcharge is variable and change according to the…

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Diesel price index

The diesel price index is used to calculate the diesel floater, also known as the diesel price escalator clause. The price of diesel has become a major cost factor in recent years, particularly for transport companies, businesses and consumers, and fluctuations have never been as high as they are now…

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Dispatcher

Employee in the forwarding company responsible for the sale of freight to Carrier is responsible A dispatcher is a person or department in a company responsible for planning, coordinating, and organizing resources, such as personnel, vehicles, or materials. The term “dispatcher” is used in various industries, such as transportation, logistics…

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Distribution – Distribution

In business, distribution refers to the process of getting products or services from a manufacturer or supplier to distributors, retailers, or end users. This process includes the planning, transportation, storage and distribution channels used to pass the products to the end customer.

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Entry certificate

An entry certificate in freight forwarding is an important document that is used for intra-Community deliveries in the European Union. It serves as proof that goods have actually been delivered to another EU country. This is particularly relevant for VAT, as intra-Community deliveries are VAT-exempt under certain conditions. In order…

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Fautfracht

shortage of cargo, which the shipper must pay if he is informed before the start of the voyage by the Contract withdraws Misdirected cargo refers to the transportation of goods or cargo that has inadvertently arrived at an incorrect destination. It is a situation where the cargo does not arrive…

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FCA Free carrier

FCA stands for “Free Carrier” and is a trade clause used in international commercial transactions. It defines the responsibilities and obligations of both the seller and the buyer in relation to the transportation and delivery of goods. According to the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), FCA is…

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Franking freight payment traffic

Franking refers to the costs and methods by which letters, parcels, or other items are prepared and paid for shipment. It refers to the postage or fee required to transport the shipment from a sender to a receiver. It is important to select the correct postage for the item being…

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GTC

The abbreviation “GTC” stands for “General Terms and Conditions” and refers to standardized contractual terms and conditions that companies define for their customers or business partners. These terms and conditions serve to regulate the legal framework of a collaboration and clarify aspects such as delivery terms, payment modalities, liability issues…

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GüKG Road Haulage Act

The Road Haulage Act (Güterkraftverkehrsgesetz, GüKG) is a law in Germany that regulates commercial road haulage. It establishes the regulations that apply to companies that transport goods by road for commercial purposes. The law was introduced to promote competition in road freight transport and to ensure the safety and quality…

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Haulage pre and post

Haulage generally refers to the transport of goods over land, especially freight transport on roads. It is a term used mainly in the UK and is similar to the American term “trucking”. Haulage involves the logistics and transportation of goods over short or long distances. This may include the transportation…

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Id. no. Identification number for the collection of sales tax

The Id-No. (identification number) for the collection of VAT is a unique identifier that companies in many countries need in order to fulfill their VAT obligations. In the European Union, this number is referred to as the “VAT identification number” or “VAT ID number”. The Id no. for the collection…

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Incoterms

Incoterms (International Commercial Terms) are a set of rules developed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to govern the responsibilities and risks between buyers and sellers in international trade. They serve as standardized trading conditions and help to avoid misunderstandings and ensure the smooth conduct of international business. Incoterms…

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IP Certificate of origin

An IP certificate of origin stands for “certificate of origin” and is often used in international trade. It is an official document issued by the exporter of the goods supplier. The certificate of origin confirms the origin of the goods, that is, it indicates the country from which the goods…

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JIS

JIS is an abbreviation for Just-in-Squence and describes that products are not only delivered and ordered in the right time but also in the right order. Further information can be found here

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JIT

JIT stands for Just-In-Time, a production and delivery strategy. With Just-In-Time Transpore, we guarantee the punctual and reliable delivery of your goods. Find out more under Services and under Just-In-Time transports. For more information: Contact

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Just-in-sequence transportation

“Just in Sequence”(JiS) is a logistical concept in transportation that is an extension of the“Just in Time“(JiT) principle. It is mainly used in the automotive industry and other areas with complex assembly processes. JiT aims to deliver materials at exactly the right time, JiS goes one step further and ensures…

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Just-in-time transportation

Just-in-time(JIT) is generally understood to be a production and delivery strategy that aims to provide materials, components and resources at exactly the right moment in order to reduce waste and maximize efficiency. The main goal of JIT is to minimize inventory and shorten lead times by coordinating material delivery to…

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KVO Motor Traffic Regulations

The KVO (Kraftverkehrsordnung) is a legal regulation in Germany that governs road traffic. It contains rules and regulations for motor traffic on public roads and serves to ensure safety and order in road traffic. The KVO specifies, among other things, which traffic rules apply, such as the right-of-way rules, speed…

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Label

Tag, label, sticker; Especially important in air freight. All packages with AWB number, destination airport, Marking and recipients are identified by labels A label is a term used to identify, mark, or classify something. In general, the term “label” is used in a variety of contexts, both physical and digital….

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Letter of credit

Payment guarantee issued by the buyer’s bank in favor of the seller (accredited = beneficiary), provided that the latter fulfills its obligations under the purchase contract.

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Letter of credit

Payment guarantee of the buyer’s bank in favor of the seller (Accredited = Beneficiary), provided that the latter has fulfilled its obligations under the Purchase contract fulfilled A letter of credit is a payment instrument in international trade used to secure payments between buyers and sellers. It is a binding…

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Load weight Payload

Load weight or payload refers to the weight of cargo or luggage that a vehicle or machine can carry. It is the maximum mass that can be moved over a given distance without compromising the safety or performance of the means of transportation. The load weight varies depending on the…

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Loading slip

A document issued by the carrier on its obligations to the Delivery of the cargo to the legitimate owner of the bill A bill of lading is a document that represents proof of receipt or delivery of goods in a cargo shipment. It is usually issued by freight forwarders, shipping…

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Loading time

Target range within which the goods are loaded and unloaded in road freight transport. Must be Generally, it refers to a period of time set aside for the loading or unloading of goods or the exchange of materials. Here are some common meanings of the term: Loading period in transportation:…

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Long goods

In logistics and transportation, long goods are long, narrow goods that pose particular challenges for transport and storage due to their dimensions. Typical examples of long goods are steel beams, steel profiles, pipes and rods made of different materials such as PVC, steel, aluminum, wooden beams, window profiles or long…

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Margin

The term “margin” refers to the difference between the cost and the selling price of a product or service. It is essentially the profit a company makes per unit of sales. “Margin” refers to the room for maneuver or flexibility that a company has in setting its prices. It is…

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Neutralize Remove origin mark

Neutralizing and removing marks of origin refers to the process of removing information or references to the origin of a particular person or organization in order to protect their identity or preserve their anonymity. This process is often used in fields such as journalism, forensic work, or security services to…

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Policy Insurance Certificate

A policy insurance certificate is a written document issued by an insurance company to confirm the purchase of an insurance policy. It serves as proof of insurance coverage and contains important information about the insurance policy. The insurance policy usually contains the following information: Policyholder: The name and contact information…

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RDT Remote data transmission

RDT stands for “remote data transmission” and refers to the transmission of data over a remote connection. It enables the exchange of information between computers or other electronic devices over a communications link, such as the Internet, telephone lines, or cellular networks. Dial-up technology has played a significant role in…

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SDR Special drawing right

Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) are an international reserve currency created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). They serve as a supplementary reserve facility for member countries and are intended to support international liquidity. The idea behind SDRs is to give member countries an additional way to make international payments and…

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SLVS Forwarding Logistics and Warehouse Insurance Certificate

The term “SLVS Forwarding Logistics and Warehousing Insurance Certificate” refers to an insurance policy specifically designed for companies in the forwarding, logistics and warehousing industry. SLVS stands for “Forwarding Logistics and Warehouse Insurance Certificate”. The SLVS insurance policy provides comprehensive insurance for various risks that may arise in connection with…

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Storage license

When placing a good into storage, the warehouse keeper certifies the takeover of the goods for storage A warehouse receipt is a document that confirms the existence and location of goods in a warehouse. It serves as proof of ownership and storage of goods and can be used as a…

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StVG Road Traffic Act

The StVG (Road Traffic Act) is a law in Germany that regulates road traffic and establishes basic rules for participation in road traffic. It forms the legal basis for public road traffic and defines the rights and obligations of all road users. The Road Traffic Act contains provisions on various…

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StVO Road traffic regulations

The StVO (Road Traffic Regulations) is a legal regulation in Germany that governs road traffic and is binding for all road users. It defines the rights and obligations of road users and serves to ensure safety and order on the roads. The StVO covers various areas of road traffic and…

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Transit Freight Transport

Freight transport: In the field of freight transport, transit refers to the transport of goods from one place to another. This can be done on roads, rails, on water or in the air. For example, the transit of containers between ports or the transit of goods in a logistics network.

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WVB movement certificate

The movement certificate (CM) is a document used in international trade to confirm the customs origin of goods. The WVB is often referred to as a “certificate of origin”. It is used to allow preferential treatment of goods under trade agreements or tariff preference programs. The WVB is issued by…

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ZA – Customs office

A customs office is a government facility responsible for clearing goods that cross a country’s border. It is an authority that monitors and ensures compliance with customs rules and regulations. The main task of a customs office is to control import and export regulations and to collect the corresponding duties,…

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ZG – Customs law

The Customs Act is a legal framework that regulates the import, export and handling of goods. It establishes the rules and procedures that must be followed when clearing goods at a country’s borders. The main objective of the Customs Law is to ensure national security, regulate trade and promote the…

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