ACS (A.C.S.): U.S. Customs´ master computer system, “Automated Commercial Systems.”
Affreightment, Contract of: An agreement by an ocean carrier to provide cargo space on a vessel
at a specified time and for a specified price to accommodate an exporter or importer.
Air Waybill:The forwarding agreement or carrying agreement between shipper and air carrier and is issued only in non-negotiable form.
All In:The total price to move cargo from origin to destination, inclusive of all charges.
Alongside:A phrase referring to the side of a ship. Goods delivered “alongside” are to be placed on the dock or barge within reach of the transport ship´s tackle so that they kan be loaded.
Ambient Temperature: The temperature of a surrounding body. The ambient temperature of a
container is the atmospheric temperature to which it is exposed.
AMS:The U.S. Customs´ “Automated Manifest System.”
Apparent Good Order: When freight appears to be free of damage so far h :
as a general survey can
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