行業知識

GDSM Abbreviation for "General Department Store Merchandise." A classification of commodities that includes goods generally shipped by mass–merchandise companies. This commodity structure occurs only in service contracts.

 

General Order (G.O.) When U.S. Customs orders shipments without entries to be kept in their custody in a bonded warehouse.

 

GRI Abbreviation for "General Rate Increase." Used to describe an across-the-board tariff rate increase implemented by conference members and applied to base rates.

 

Gross Weight Entire weight of goods, packaging and freight car or container, ready for shipment. Generally, 80,000 pounds maximum container, cargo and tractor for highway transport.

 

Groupage A consolidation service, putting small shipments into containers for shipment.