Road Transport Terms

TermsEnglishSet TermDescription
DUMPER CASE -

Thanks to special hydraulic equipment on the trucks, this type of chassis can be inclined by 45 degrees so that the bulk load in the case can be emptied.

 

FEU Forty-foot equivalent units

Forty-foot equivalent units. Unit of measure used to indicate container capacities. 1 FEU is 40ft (length) × 8ft (width) × 9ft (height) or metrically 12.192m (length) × 2.44m (width) × 2.59m (height) and approximately 67.5m³ in volume.

FICTIVE -

Bonded areas inside a factory.

FIFTH WHEEL Fifth Wheel

This is part of the chassis of the tractor designed to lock the vehicle in the longitudinal direction and securely lock the coupling element of the semi-trailers called the king pin.

FLATBED SEMI-TRAILER Flatbed Flat platform

A semi-trailer with a flat platform and no sides. This is used to transport materials such as pipes, iron, and containers. Their dimensions can vary depending on the container dimensions.

FREIGHT RATE -

Refers to the shipping cost excluding VAT.