A glossary of words and their definitions used in the transport industry
There are currently 4 budgies in this directory beginning with the letter G.
The action, when a container is introduced into a controlled area like a port - or inland terminal. Gate in has been completed once the operator of the area is legally in possession of the container.
The action, when a container is removed from a controlled area like a port – or inland terminal. Gate out has been completed once the possession of the container has been transferred from the operator of the terminal to the entity, who is picking up the container.
The most commonly used "normal" shipping containers; come in various dimensions standardized by ISO. Used for shipping of dry materials and come in the size of 20ft, 40 ft and 10ft
Location-based service in which an app or other software program uses radio frequency identification (RFID), Wi-Fi, GPS, or cellular data to trigger a targeted marketing action (such as a text, email, social media advertisement, app notification) when a mobile device or RFID tag enters or exits a virtual perimeter for a real-world geographic area.