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House airway bill (HAWB)

A bill of lading issued by a freight forwarder for consolidated air freights shipments. In documentary letter of credit transactions HAWBs are treated exactly the same as conventional air waybills, provided they indicate the issuer itself assumes the liability as…

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House bill of lading (House B/L)

A bill of lading issued by a freight forwarder. Often covers a consignment of parcels from various shippers that has been grouped or consolidated by the forwarder. The forwarder may, for example, receive a single groupage bill of lading from…

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House-to-house

This term generally refers to a container yard to container yard (CY/CY) shipment, in which case it may be uses merely to quote the rental rate for the container itself, but it also used in some cases synonymously with door…

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