Difference between revisions of "Windy booking"

From Conservapedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Blanked the page)
m (Reverted edits by WadeM (talk) to last revision by Ed Poor)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 +
A '''windy booking''' is a [[freight]] booking made by a skipper or freight forwarder to reserve space but not actually having a specific cargo at the time the booking is made. Carriers often overbook a vessel by 10-20% in recognition that windy booking cargo will not actually ship.<ref>U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration [http://www.marad.dot.gov/publications/glossary/glossary.html]</ref>
  
 +
==References==
 +
<references/>
 +
[[Category:Shipping Terms]]

Latest revision as of 12:41, 11 November 2012

A windy booking is a freight booking made by a skipper or freight forwarder to reserve space but not actually having a specific cargo at the time the booking is made. Carriers often overbook a vessel by 10-20% in recognition that windy booking cargo will not actually ship.[1]

References

  1. U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration [1]