Glossary

Carrier

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Party in the supply chain that transports (carries) the goods.

Types of carriers:

  • ocean carrier | Vessel Operated carriers (e.g. MSC, Maersk, ...)
  • ocean carrier | Non-vessel Operated carriers (e.g. Panalpina)
  • air carrier (e.g. fedex)
  • road carrier (e.g. DSV)
  • rail carrier (e.g. DB)

Parties in the supply chain (basic):

  • shipper
  • carrier
  • consignee
  • forwarder

Transmate allows you to connect with carriers to exchange information about shipment, costs and invoicing. Read more about linking to your carriers in the help article.