Real weight, based on weighing measurement (kg).
International regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods by road.
Products that do not tolerate cold conditions.
Arctic Railway Express – goods train running between Narvik and Oslo.
Barcodes provide clear, unambiguous identification of a product.
Goods classified in accordance with international requirements for the transport of dangerous goods.
Electronic Data Interchange, electronic transfer of business data between two computers in a standardized format.
The "language" of EDI notifications, i.e. a standard transfer format.
A Euro pallet (EUR pallet) is a standardized loading pallet Dimensions: 800 x 1,200 mm in accordance with NS no. 1532.
An unforeseeable and extraordinary event beyond the control of either party.
Groupage is the general term for all goods (except part loads).
A reference number that provides unique identification of an individual shipment item.
Placing goods on board a mode of transport.
Information sent by e-mail/text/post to recipient confirming that goods have arrived.
Proof of delivery – evidence (in the form of a signature/receipt) that goods have been delivered.
One or more shipment items logcally linked together for transport.
A physical unit calculated for transport that contains one or more products packed up as a physical unit.
Tracking of parcels via the Internet or WAP-enabled cell phones.
See Track and Trace.
Removing goods from a mode of transport.
Haulage industry’s method of converting weight to volume. Calculation: Width x length x height in cm, divided by 1,000 to obtain dm3 (parcel volume). This volume is then divided by a conversion factor (usually 3.5).