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Cargo

Goods being transported.

Cargo

Anything being transported, especially if it is to be sold later.

cargo

see FREIGHT.

freight

or

cargo

goods that are in the process of being physically transported from a factory or depot to a customer by road, rail, sea or air, involving both domestically and internationally traded goods. The movement of goods may be done by the supplier's own distribution division or by independent fleet operators and FREIGHT FORWARDERS. See C. I. F., F. O. B.
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DFW's international cargo grew 13 percent in 2002, reaching 177,867 U.
DFW's growing International Air Cargo Centre now includes two warehouses with 400,000 square feet of space, and parking for eight widebody freighters.
Inspected suspect cargos currently account for 2 percent of all imports.
Scott is also well-known as Chairman of the International Cargo Security Council (ICSC), an influential 1,200-member association of cargo transportation and security professionals dedicated to the safe and secure movement of global commerce.
The International Cargo Security Council, based in Annapolis, MD, is a professional association of nearly 1,200 cargo transportation and security professionals representing the entire spectrum of cargo security: air, truck/rail, maritime, and inter-modal.
The culmination of a year-long initiative to expand a certification program for cargo-security professionals from the entire transportation spectrum was unveiled today by the chairman of the National Cargo Security Council, David Jones, CPP, Corporate VP-Security & Loss Prevention for Tommy Hilfiger, USA Inc.
National Cargo Security Council has organized its first-ever Cargo Security Technology Seminar in which two-dozen security experts will share the latest technology to outwit cargo thieves and terrorists.
Other headliners at the conference, which focuses on the theme, "Development of an Action Plan for Cargo Security and Anti-Terrorism," includes executives and national logistics security authorities from Federal Express, Target Corporation, Panasonic, Pinkerton's, Hasbro, Lockheed-Martin, Woolworths-UK, Chubb, KLM, Southwest Airlines, the FBI and the Strategic Council on Security Technology.
Helen Bentley is a major force in America in the fight against cargo crime, an $18-billion a year business," said NCSC Executive Director Joe Baker.
logistics industry for her long-time commitment to cargo security, and especially her recent influence in shaping key sections of the recently enacted Seaport Security Bill.
Ralph Sheridan commented today, "Global cargo crime represents a $400 billion economic problem consisting of drug and weapons smuggling, cargo theft, trade fraud, cigarette and alcohol smuggling and illegal immigration.