Lynden International

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Service Guide

Gloassary of Lynden International Shipping Terms

Bill-to-Party:
The party to whom bill for transportation service is to be sent.

Cartage:
The surface transportation of freight by motor vehicle.

C.O.B.:
"Confirmed on Board". Airlines are called for C.O.B. as a step in Lynden's shipment tracing process.

C.O.D.:
"Collect on Delivery". C.O.D. shipments require collection of the shipper's value of the goods upon delivery at destination.

C.T.C.:
"Counter-to-Counter". The movement of packages weighing less than 70 lbs. The same as passenger baggage. Counter-to-counter reduces the amount of time necessary to tender or recover freight from an airline. Also referred to as "Over -the-Counter" (O.T.C.).

Consignee:
The party to whom goods are shipped.

Consolidation:
A service wherein Lynden International combines multiple pieces into single shipments. Provides cost advantage to customer through per pound pricing versus per piece pricing.

Declared Value:
The value of a shipment , as stated in writing by the shipper on the house airway bill. Click here for additional information.

D.R.:
"Delivery Receipt". Document signed by consignee upon receipt of freight.

FCCOD:
Freight charges collect on delivery.

G.O.H.:
"Garment-on-Hanger" service.

Haz-mat:
Hazardous material. Transportation and handling of hazardous material requires specialized training and certification.

House Airway Bill (HAWB):
Shipping document containing shipping instructions, description and dimensions of shipment. Nonnegotiable.

Indirect Carrier:
Air freight forwarder.

OAG:
"Official Airline Guide" containing complete schedule of airline flights.

O.T.C.:
"Over-the-Counter". Refer to C.T.C.

P.O.D.:
"Proof of Delivery". Term used to describe the delivery receipt identifying who signed for the freight, plus the date and time freight was received.

Priority Plus:
Lynden's "Next-Flight-Out" service. Click here for additional information.

R.A.:
"Restricted Article". Hazardous material subject to Hazardous Material Regulations issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA/ICAO). Click here for further explanation.