Samskip Glossary

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

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Verified Gross Mass (VGM)
"Total gross mass of the cargo and packaging plus container tare weight; obtained either through: • Using calibrated and certified equipment where the Shipper is required to weighs the packed container at the end of the stuffing operation; or, • The shipper weighs all packages, cargo items, pallets, dunnage and other packing and securing material and adds the tare mass of the container. The total sum finally obtained is the weight to be provided."