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Schedule

A list of estimated times which includes arrival and departure times to all ports within one delivery route (marine, feeder vessels and ground transportation).

Shipment
One group of commodities/cargo that is set to be transported (in the USA shipment is used to describe consignment).

Shipper
The party who is signed upon the agreement of transportation with the carrier (or any party or on whose behalf the cargo is being transferred to the carrier).

Storage
The procedure of placing commodities into a store or the state of them being on one (for example, a warehouse).

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