Take our quiz to find out if you’re a master of logistics lingo. See the end of this article for a printable version of the quiz and the answers.
1. QUAY is to CARGO VESSEL as APRON is to…?
a. rail car
2. DETENTION is to EQUIPMENT as DEMURRAGE is to…?
b. bill of lading
c. Customs bond
3. What’s a reefer?
a. a lightweight cargo vessel
b. the worker responsible for containers stored below deck
c. a refrigerated container
Match each term with its definition.
4. gross weight
5. tare weight
6. chargeable weight
7. dimensional weight
a. the weight of a container and the packing materials holding the goods
b. the actual weight or the dimensional weight—whichever is greater
c. the amount of space a package occupies in relation to its actual weight
d. the weight of packaging plus the weight of its contents
Spell out each acronym.