C.I.F. (Cost, Insurance, Freight)
A pricing term indicating that these charges are included in the stated price.
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Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing.
A skilled worker used to uncrate, install, dismantle, and recrate exhibit properties.
Double-sided tape used to adhere the edge of a carpet to the floor.
A transportation line moving freight. Usually a van line, common carrier, rail line, or air carrier. Also see Common Carrier.
(1) The fee charged for transporting freight. (2) The moving of exhibit properties over a short distance.
Certificate of Inspection
A document certifying that merchandise was in good condition immediately prior to its shipment.
Equipment used to lift people to a given height.
Clean Bill of Lading
A carrier-issued receipt indicating that transported merchandise was received in apparent good condition. Compare with Foul Bill of Lading.
A contract between an employer and a union specifying the terms and conditions for employment, the status of the union, and the process for settling disputes during the contract period. Also known as Labor Agreement, Union Contract.
A pillar in an exposition facility which supports the roof or other overhead structures. Usually shown on a floor plan as a solid square.
An itemized list of shipped goods.
A transportation company moving people or goods. For exhibit freight, the carrier usually accepts only crated materials and consolidates the properties of several customers into one shipment bound for the same destination.
A person to whom goods are shipped.
A delivery of merchandise from an exporter (the consignor) to an agent (the consignee) under the agreement that the agent will sell the merchandise, receive a commission, and remit the net proceeds to the exporter.
A person who sends freight.
To ship freight to a central depot where several loads bound for the same destination are put together before being shipped to that destination.
A drawing which gives detailed diagrams and instructions for building an exhibit.
An individual or company that provides services or materials to a trade show and/or its exhibitors. Also see Official Contractor, Exhibitor Appointed Contractor.
An exhibit space with exposure on at least two aisles.
A skilled worker who provides services at the exposition facility. Also called Labor.
An itemized list of the contents of a crate.
An aisle at a right angle to a main aisle.
Literally, length x width x height. With reference to booth space, the placement of exhibit properties at a height of 8 feet or more above the leased area. Also a measurement used in determining shipping costs for van lines.
A display designed and built to meet the specific needs of an exhibitor.
A person or company licensed to enter and clear goods through Customs.
Hundred weight. A measurement used for shipping exhibit properties. Usually 100 pounds.