SHIPPING GLOSSARY

"Ex": Signifies that the quoted price applies only at the indicated point of origin (e.g. "price ex factory" means that the quoted price is for the goods available at the factory gate of the seller). E.A.O.N.: Except as otherwise noted. EAR: Export after repair ECE: Economic Commission for Europe ECI: port Consignment Identifier ECOFIN: Economic and Financial Affairs Council (EC) ECPD: Export Cargo Packing Declaration EDI or EDIFACT: Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport, from the UN-backed electronic data interchange standards body, to create electronic versions of common business documents that will work on a global scale. One digital document under consideration, the International Forwarding and Transport Message will do the jobs of six different electronic messages currently in use. EFTA: European Free Trade Association Empty Leg: Results from an aircraft primarily chart...