freight forward

/freɪt 'fɔ:wəd/ noun
a deal where the customer pays for transporting the goods

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • freight forward — ➔ forward2 * * * freight forward UK US adjective, adverb TRANSPORT ► FREIGHT COLLECT(Cf. ↑freight collect) …   Financial and business terms

  • freight forward — Denoting a shipment of goods in which the freight is payable by the buyer at the port of destination …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • freight forward — /freɪt fɔ:wəd/ noun a deal where the customer pays for transporting the goods …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • Freight derivative — Freight derivatives, which includes Forward Freight Agreement (FFA) and options based on these, are financial instruments for trading in future levels of freight rates, for dry bulk carriers and tankers. These instruments are settled against… …   Wikipedia

  • freight collect — ˌfreight colˈlect noun [uncountable] TRANSPORT another name for freight forward ➔ forward2 * * * freight collect UK US adjective (also freight forward) …   Financial and business terms

  • forward — See: forward contract * * * ▪ I. forward for‧ward 1 [ˈfɔːwəd ǁ ˈfɔːrwərd] verb [transitive] TRANSPORT to send goods, documents, money etc somewhere, often after receiving them from somewhere else: • These investors get company financial reports… …   Financial and business terms

  • freight — 1) The transport of goods by sea (sea freight) or air (air freight). 2) The goods so transported. 3) The cost of shipping goods for a particular voyage by sea or by air. Freight is charged on the basis of weight (see deadweight cargo) or the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Freight railways in Melbourne — Line details Stations None Tracks Both broad, standard and dual gauge …   Wikipedia

  • Freight — (fr[=a]t), a. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car. [1913 Webster] {Freight agent}, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods. {Freight car}. See under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Freight agent — Freight Freight (fr[=a]t), a. Employed in the transportation of freight; having to do with freight; as, a freight car. [1913 Webster] {Freight agent}, a person employed by a transportation company to receive, forward, or deliver goods. {Freight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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