City Logistic

We help you discover the technical terms and acronyms of City Logistics.


Net tare weight

The weight of an empty container excluding the weight of the goods contained in it.

Net tonnage

This corresponds to the sum of the volumes of all the spaces inside a ship that can be used for commercial purposes.

Net weight

The weight of a product without the container.

Nominated carrier scheme

Point of sale specifications that tell suppliers which carriers should be used to transport goods to their distribution centres.