International convention for the unification of
certain rules, relating to Bills of Lading (1924).
These Rules include the description of responsibilities
of Shipping Lines.
Set of rules, published in 1968, amending the
United Nations Convention on the carriage of goods
by sea of 1978 adopted in 1992.
It is a numeric multi purpose system, the international
convention on the HS was established under auspices
of the World Customs Organisation in 1983, for
the classification of goods with its six digits
covering about 5000 descriptions of the products
or groups of products most commonly produced and
traded. It is designed for customs services, but
can also be used for statistics, transport purposes,
export, import and manufacturing.
The inland carriage of cargo or containers between
Merchant inspired Carrier Haulage or customer nominated Carrier Haulage or shipper preferred Carrier Haulage service performed by a sub-contractor of the merchant
Carrier inspired Merchant Haulage means Haulage service performed by a sub- contractor of the Carrier
House to House Transport
The transport of cargo from the premises of the
consignor to the premises of the consignee.
Note: In the United States the term 'Point to Point Transport' is used instead of the term 'Door to Door Transport', because the term 'house' may mean 'customs house' or 'brokers house', which are usually located in the port.
The central transhipment point in a transport
structure, serving a number of consignees and/or
consignors by means of spokes. The stretches between
hubs mutually are referred to as trunks.