Samskip Glossary

A glossary of words and their definitions used in the transport industry

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There are currently 4 budgies in this directory beginning with the letter I.
Industry-standard rules which define responsibilities of sellers and buyers for the delivery of goods under sales contracts

Inland terminal
A facility where containers are loaded, handling or discharged. The inland terminal can be serviced by trucks, rail and/or barges (at river terminals).

Insulated container
Type of container used to ship temperature sensitive products such as foods, pharmaceuticals, organs, blood, biologic materials, vaccines and chemicals. They are used as part of a cold chain to help maintain product freshness and efficacy

Internet of Things (IoT)
Connecting sensors and other electronic devices mounted on the shipping containers to the inertnet and/ or local systems. (This is done in order to send and receive data to and from the devices for different supply chain purposes and applications).