Shipping Terms W

Shipping Terms

Wharfage is war risk shipping surcharge resulting from any act of war. freight handled over the pier or dock or against a steamship company using the pier or dock

Warehouse is storage of goods for cargo consolidation, distribution, receipt and delivery.

Waybill (WB) is document issued form the transportation company indicating the origin, destination, routing, shipper, consignee; etc Waybill is not document of title.

Weights and Measurement / Measure ton is the shipping rate based on the higher weight actual or dimensional:

40 cubic ft or 1 cubic meter

Net ton or short ton – 2,000 lbs

Gross ton or long ton – 2,240 lbs

Metric ton or kilo ton – 2,204.6 lbs

Cubic meter – 35.314 cubic ft