Glossary of commonly used Freight Terms and Acronyms
- Back load
Either a load transported on the return journey of a delivery vehicle (noun) or to transport a load on a return journey (verb)
(British International Freight Association) - the body representing the UK International freight services industry of which Freightex is a member
- Bifa Terms
The standard contractual terms and conditions Freightex uses when it conducts any work with its customers
- Bonded Warehouse
A warehouse authorised by Customs for storage of goods eg alcohol, tobacco, on which payment of duties is deferred until the goods are removed.
A trailer with rigid sides and top. Open only through back doors.
- Bulk Cargo
Cargo not in packages or containers and shipped loose.