Basic Tradeshow Shipping Terminology
BILL OF LADING
A document that establishes the terms between a shipper and a transportation company for the transport of goods between specified points for a specified charge. Also see Air Waybill, Inland Bill of Lading, Ocean Bill of Lading, Through Bill of Lading.
Hundred weight. A measurement used for shipping exhibit properties. Usually 100 pounds.
Length x width x height divided by 194 for domestic shipments, or divided by 166 for international shipments
A platform where freight is loaded onto and removed from vehicles or vessels.
The movement of show materials from shipping dock to booth for show set up and back to dock for return shipment at end of show. Rates are generally based on weight and vary depending on show.