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Not otherwise specified (NOS)

This expression and abbreviation is often applied to air freight tariffs, indicates that the rate stated in the tariff applies to all commodities within the commodity group except those appearing under their own rate. This abbreviation, as used in air…

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Notary public

A person commissioned by a state for to administer certain oaths and to attest and certify documents, thus authorizing him or her to take affidavits and depositions. A notary is also authorized to “protect” negotiable instruments or non acceptance.

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Notify address

Address mentioned in the transport document (bill of lading or air waybill) to which the carrier is to give notice when goods are due to arrive.

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Notify party

The party to which a carrier should send notice of a shipment´s arrival. This information is normally shown on the transport document or its electronic equivalent. As some carriers are notoriously negligent in advising arrivals, the party contracting transportation with…

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