Samskip Glossary

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

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There are currently 19 budgies in this directory beginning with the letter D.
Dangerous Goods
Any substance or material that is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce.

Dangerous Goods (DG)
Any substance or material that is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce.

Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD)
Document prepared by a consignor or shipper in accordance with applicable dangerous good conventions or regulations to certify that the dangerous goods being transported have been packaged, labeled, and declared in accordance with the standard international shipping regulations.

Data completeness
The degree to which all data in a dataset is available. Percentage of non-missing data entries.

Default agreement
A Samskip default agreement is a listing of surcharges and additional services which may apply on top of the base rate for the transport agreement. The conditions and charges of the Samskip default agreement apply to a transport if the rate-agreement based on which the order is created refers to the Samskip default agreement.

Delivered at Place (DAP)
The seller delivers the goods at a named destination, specified by the buyer, although under the ICC rules, the unloading of the goods are the responsibility of the buyer. The buyer is also required to sort out duties and taxes, as well as clearing the goods through customs.

Delivered at Place Unloaded (DPU)
Delivered at Place Unloaded Requires the seller to deliver the goods at the disposal of the buyer after they've been unloaded from the arriving means of transport

Delivery
The action of delivering a container to a customer location. The delivery is completed once the possession of the container (or goods within the container) is legally transferred to the customer from the haulier. (Unloading of goods from container/ trailer at customer). By having the CMR/E-CMR signed and handover to the driver.

Delivery Duty Paid (DDP)
Describes the delivery of goods where the seller takes most responsibility. Under DDP, the supplier is responsible for paying for all of the costs associated with the delivery of goods right up until they get to the named place of destination

Delivery Owner
Customer service representative responsible for arranging delivery of a certain order or goods

Departure (DEPA)
"Event which occurs when a mode of transport leaves a place of operations. Depending on the mode of transport departure will have different definitions: • Vessel: Departure has been completed once the last mooring has been released. • Rail: Departure has been completed once the rail transport is no longer stationary at the departed terminal. • Truck: Departure has been completed once the truck is no longer stationary in front of the loading dock or loading facility. "

Depot
Depot is a designated area where empty equipment is stored between use.

Discharge
The action of lifting cargo or containers off a mode of transport. Discharge is the opposite of load.

Door-Door (D2D / DD)
A transport service covering carriage from loading at shippers premises to the unloading at the conisgnee's premises.

Door-Quay (DQ / QD)
Transport service covering carriage from loading at shippers premises to the unloading at the quay of the final port. Or vice versa, Quay-Door.

Dossier
Customer booking (term only applicable for Samskip Multimodal non-Genemuiden business). Term used in GOS. 

Drop-off
Container (full/ empty)  is lifted from truck chassis at location and left there for e.g. further intermodal transport (also applies for trailers, except doesn’t require lifting from chassis).

Dry bulk 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

Dwell time
Time a truck or container spends at a scheduled stop without moving (remains at the same position) e.g. at the termininal, location, or stage in a process, et.