Road Transport Terms

TermsEnglishSet TermDescription
GAUGE -


Measurement that determines the length, width and height of the vehicles, with or without load, in order to ensure safe journeys on the highway.

HIGH CUBE High Cube

A 2 TEU container with a maximum load capacity of 30,480kg (net 26,500kg) and a volume of 76.3m³. Its dimensions are 40ft (length) × 8ft (width) × 9.6ft (height) or metrically 12.192m (length) × 2.44m (width) × 2.697m (height). It differs from 40ft containers only in terms of height.

INNER CITY TRANSPORT -

Deliveries within the boundaries of a municipality including its neighboring areas.

INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION Intermodal Transportation

This is when two or more transportation modes are used with the same transport vehicle or container and the loads in the vehicle or container are not subjected to any handling during mode changes.

JUMBO SEMI-TRAILER Jumbo semi-trailer Jumbo semi-trailer

This is a semi-trailer 13.60m x 2.45m x 2.65m in dimension, with a 90m3 gross volume and which can come in double-decker models.

K1 - K1

This is a certificate of authority required by the Ministry of Transport for real or legal persons who will perform intercity transport operations by road using one or more transportation vehicles.