Glossary of basic terms in transport
a person who, in his own name, under his own responsibility and on behalf of the principal, arranges for the carriage of consignments from the place of dispatch to the place of destination and/or related services.
is the docking of goods into a vehicle that already has a certain volume of goods loaded on it. It is used when the client does not have enough goods to load the entire vehicle. This method of efficient use of the vehicle is more cost effective for the client.
Loading meter/ Loading area:
is the number of meters that the loaded goods occupy on the vehicle, so it is always essential to know the exact number and dimensions of the pallets to be loaded.
is a wooden pad, a platform for moving or storing goods. We mainly use 3 types of pallets.
1. euro palette EWP (1,20 x 0,80)
2. industrie palette (1,20 x 1,00)
3. IBCS (1,20 x 1,20)
stands for dangerous goods. The transport of dangerous goods, such as explosives, flammables, is subject to the ADR regulation, which is the same everywhere in Europe. For the transport of ADR goods, modified vehicles containing the mandatory vehicle equipment for the transport of dangerous goods are used, and transport can only be carried out by specially trained carriers.
is the carriage of goods of which at least one dimension exceeds 13.6 m in length, 2.45 m in width, 3 m in height and weighing more than 25 t.