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Through rate

A freight cost that includes pre-carriage, on-carriage or both, in addition to main carriage.

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Time bar

A limit in time as to when an action may be taken, such as claiming against a carrier for transit-related damage.

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Time charter

A charter agreement providing the charterer with the use of a vessel for a stated length of time, or for one or consecutive voyages among ranges of ports.

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TIR Carnet

A document issued pursuant to the TIR (Transport International Routier) permitting sealed road transport shipments to traverse European TIR-members countries without undergoing customs inspection until reaching the destination country. Each TIR Carnet has a unique reference number. A TIR Carnet…

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Trade documents

Paper documents (or electronic files) used in international trade that prove that certain events have taken place. For convenience, the documents commonly used in international trade may be grouped by function into five categories: Commercial: the invoice and packing list….

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