Accuracy in Shipping

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The degree to which the information provided matches the actual details of the shipment.

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What is Accuracy in Shipping?

In the context of shipping, accuracy refers to the degree of correctness or precision in the information and data that is communicated, recorded, and processed during various stages of the shipping process. Accurate tracking and monitoring of the shipment progress is crucial to ensure that any issues or delays can be identified and addressed promptly. 


For example, accurate shipment data includes the correct weight and dimensions of the cargo, the exact origin and destination addresses, and the proper documentation and permits required for international shipping.  

Related Glossary terms

Agreed Weight 

Billable Weight  

Cargo Weight 

Catch Weight 

Certificate of Weight 

Dimensional Weight (DimWt) 

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