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Full Truck Load (FTL)

A full truck carrier (FTL) contracts the entirety of a truck’s carrying capacity to a single customer. An FTL is also referred to as a truck load carrier....

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Full Container Load (FCL)

An arrangement whereby the shipper's load utilizes all the space in a container without needing to sharing with another shipper....

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Freight All Kinds (FAK)

Freight all kinds (FAK) typically refers to a full container loaded with mixed cargo....

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Freight (FRT)

Freight (FRT) is the transportation of goods in bulk via truck, train, ship or aircraft....

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Forwarder’s Cargo Receipt (FCR)

An FRC is issued by the freight forwarder or their agent to the shipper of the cargo. This is issued when the cargo has been handed over to the freight forwarder. It serves onl...

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Forty Foot Equivalent Unit (FEU)

A Forty Foot Equivalent Unit (FEU) is cargo equal to one forty-foot (40 x 8 x 8 feet) or two twenty-foot (20 x 8 x 8 feet) containers. One FEU equals approximately 25 metric tons o...

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