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Container Logistics

Container Logistics Definition:

In the shipping industry, container logistics is the safe and careful planning and execution of shipment, loading, unloading, and storage of containers from the start to the specified destination.

The container logistic process involves coordination, management, cleaning, maintenance, repair, inspection, disposition of containers, and other procedures. The primary goal of container logistics is safe and timely shipping services for clients. Well-streamlined container logistics service providers like Container Transport offer efficient and cost-effective solutions to clients with minimal delays. The process also involves identifying appropriate container terminals at ports and shipping methods that include trucking, rail, air, or ocean transport.

Shipping a container on a trailer.

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ACEP (Approved Continuous Examination Program)  Aggregate Shipment API (Application Programming Interface) Backhaul BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor) Beneficial Cargo Owner BIC (Bureau International des Containers) Bill of Lading BPD (Barrels Per Day) Cabotage Cabotage Containers Carrier Carrier Owned Container (COC) CBM Chassis Check Digit Clear Height Combo Chassis Compound Annual Growth Rate (CARG) Consignee Consignor Container Freight Station Container Imbalance Container Imbalance Charges Container Inspector Container Logistics Container Terminal Container Yard Damage Protection Plan (DPP) Damage Replacement Value (DRV) Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Fifth Wheel Flat Rack Container Flatbed Garments on Hanger (GOH) Gateway HazMat High cube Container In Bond/A container Ingate Joint Rate Kingpin Known Loss Landed Cost Master Bill of Lading (MBL) MGM Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) O/H (Overheight) O/S (Open Sided Shipping Container) Payload