Shipping Terms

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Word/Phrase

Description

  • EAN 8
    EAN barcodes are used when the country origin needs to be known. There are 8 digits in EAN 8, where the first two characters are used to define the country of origin, the next 5 are data, followed by the checksum. Both 2 and 5 digit supplementals are also supported.
  • EIR
    Equipment Interchange Receipt. A document used to receive or deliver a full or empty container/chassis at any terminal or inland container pool/depot.
  • Earnings
    Income after a company's taxes and all other expenses have been paid. Also called profit or net income.
  • Error List EL
    Report showing discrepancies (errors) in data input.