Glossary

A list of important freight terms and definitions

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Dry Run

What is a dry run?
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Pre-pull

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CFS Fee

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Pallet space

What is a pallet space?
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Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping

What is LTL shipping?
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Limited Access

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Delivery Attempt

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Mothership Shipment ID

What is a Mothership Shipment ID?
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Alcohol Fees

What are the fees associated with shipping alcohol?
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Double stacking

What Double Stacking?
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Trade Show Fee

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Delivery Order (D.O.)

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Deconsolidation

What is deconsolidation
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Hazmat Service

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Power of Attorney (POA)

What is a power of attorney?
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Blind shipment

What is a blind shipment?
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Bulk cargo

What is bulk cargo?
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Pallet

What is a pallet?
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Cartage

What is cartage?
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Dedicated truck

What is a dedicated truck?
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Drop and hook

What is a drop and hook?
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Pick-up/Delivery Address Change

Mistakes happen and things change. We're flexible.
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Inside Service

What is inside service?
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Overweight Fee

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Full Truckload (FTL)

What is a full truckload?
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Proof of Delivery

The ins and outs of delivery confirmation
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Tri-Axle Fee

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Cancellation fee

All of the details for when fees may apply due to cancellations
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Tolls

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Liftgate

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Pick-up Attempt

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Bobtail fee

What is a bobtail fee?
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Residential Service

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Chassis fee

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Truck waiting fee

What is a truck waiting fee?
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Consolidation

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Stop off

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Split Chassis

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Storage charge

What is a storage charge?
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Integrated Shipping Service Options & Pricing Tiers

How to get your long-haul freight delivered exactly the way you want it.
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Driver Assistance

What is a driver assistance fee?
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Delivery Labor Fee

What is a Delivery Labor Fee?
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Carrier

What is a Carrier?
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Direct shipment service & pricing options

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Bill-of-lading (BOL or B/L)

Everything you need to know about this important document.
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