Samskip Glossary

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

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There are currently 6 budgies in this directory beginning with the letter Q.
Quated rate
Total Freight rate: Base Rate Freight + stipulated surcharges (known surcharge at time of quoting, for instance additional collection charges).

A stone or metal platform lying alongside or projecting into water for loading and unloading ships.

Quay dwell time
Amount of days the container stays on quay after equipment is available.

Quay-Quay (Q2Q / QQ)
Transport service from one terminal/port to another terminal/port.

Quote (QTE)
A quote is the product (origin, destination, equipment type, transit, potentially routing, etc.) that Samskip offers including the corresponding selling price towards a customer.   

Quoted Cost
In MySamskip; based on calculated Standard Costs adjusted for customer specific requirements. For example, specific time windows and side loaders. Currently fixed standard costs available for certain customer requirements.