Bill of Lading or Air Way Bill: A bill of lading is standard, mandatory paperwork providing the carrier and driver with all pertinent information related to the shipping costs and information. This paperwork allows for proper billing to be processed by the shipping company, customs and PCL Imports. All parties involved should have a copy of the BOL (buyer, seller and carrier).
Intermodal transportation: Combination of two or more modes of moving freight.
LTL/LCL (Less than Truckload/Less than Container Load): Less than container load/truckload is just that, usually Items on a 48" x 48" pallet that do not require a full container to be shipped.
INCOTERMS -International Commercial Terms
The Incoterms Rules are an internationally recognized standard and are used worldwide in international and domestic contracts for the sale of goods.
INCOTERMS 2010 RESPONSIBILITY CHART