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EDI Abbreviation for "Electronic Data Interface." Generic term for transmission of transactional data between computer systems. EDI is typically via a batched transmission, usually conforming to consistent standards.

 

Endorsement A legal signature usually placed on the reverse of a draft; signifies transfer of rights from the holder to another party.

 

Entry Customs documents required to clear an import shipment for entry into the general commerce of a country.

 

Equipment Interchange Receipt (EIR) A document transferring a container from one carrier to another, or to/from a terminal.

 

ETA, C, D, R, S -Estimated Time of Arrival, Completion, Departure, Readiness, or Sailing-Estimated Time of Availability. That time when a tractor/partner carrier is available for dispatch.

 

Expiry Date Issued in connection with documents such as letters of credit, tariffs, etc. to advise that stated provisions will expire at a certain time.

 

Export Shipment of goods to a foreign country.

 

Export Declaration A government document declaring designated goods to be shipped out of the country. To be completed by the exporter and filed with the U.S. Government.

 

Export License A government document which permits the "Licensee" to engage in the export of designated goods to certain destinations.

 

Export Rate A rate published on traffic moving from an interior point to a port for transshipment to a foreign country.

 

Ex-Works An Incoterm of sale meaning the seller delivers to the buyer at seller's named premises.