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Coyote Logistics Terms
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ACCESS AMERICA TRANSPORT (AAT)
Access America Transport (AAT) was acquired by
Coyote in April 2014.
Additional fees applied on top of our base rates.
AMERICAN BACKHAULERS (ABH)
One of the original third-party logistics (3PL) firms, founded in 1981. ABH was an innovator in shaping the logistics service area in the transportation
industry. It was the second largest 3PL in the nation when it was acquired by C.H. Robinson Worldwide in 1999.
AUTHORIZED COYOTE CARRIER
-Proof of operating authority: motor carrier (MC) #
-Tax form, W-9
-Copy of current insurance certificate(s)
-Signed Coyote Broker/Carrier Agreement
-Carrier profile with three trade references
The load a carrier hauls back to or near its home
Stands for: Brokerage-Automating-Zoom-On-
BILL OF LADING (BOL)
This is basically a proof of receipt for the shipment details that the driver will sign.
This is the party who will be paying the freight
charges for the load.
If a carrier has equipment available in a specific region.
Request for compensation for damage or loss of
COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE (CDL)
Drivers must have a CDL in order to operate a
commercial motor vehicle.
also known as boxes and are
constructed of corrugated steel. Containers are shipped via the rail
Charges a fee for providing a service to the public.
The party that gives Coyote freight to move.
Miles covered without hauling a load.
An accessorial fee can be charged if the driver
waits to be loaded or unloaded for more than two
hours past his or her appointment or check-in
A contractual relationship between a carrier and
customer whereby the carrier places an empty
trailer on the customer's grounds to be loaded
and replaced with a new empty trailer at the
customer's discretion, at which time the now-
loaded trailer will be "hooked" to a tractor and
taken to its destination.
DRY VANS (V)
Dry vans can haul a variety of freight, which is
why they are the most frequently used trailers in
the US. Vans often have a wooden floor, and
wooden or fiberglass walls, ranging from 3" to 4"
FLATBEDS (F, DD, D2, SD)
Flatbed trailers haul items that are bulky or
heavy, like lumber, steel, or machinery.
Stands for Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Any person who sells transportation without
actually providing it. We (Coyote) find the freight
that needs to be moved and find the trucks,
trains, planes, or boats to move it.
Combined weight of tractor, trailer, and all loaded
The load a carrier hauls away from its home
A load that must move ASAP, is time-sensitive,
or is a first load for a brand new customer. These
are NO FAIL loads.
HOURS OF SERVICE (HOS)
Legal limit to the number of consecutive hours a
driver can be on duty before he or she is required
A carrier that's authorized to operate between
states or provinces in the U.S., Mexico, and
Operates entirely within a single state.
Also known as over-the-road (OTR) drivers, they
haul freight over multiple states while traveling
longer distances and pulling larger trailers.
Any commodity that needs to move from point A to point B.
Operate within a small city radius and often pull smaller vehicles.
A book in which drivers keep track of their on and off-duty hours.
A worker hired to load or unload a trailer when a facility doesn't have a dedicated dock staff.
The party that has the trucks, trains, planes, or boats to move our customers' freight.
MOTOR CARRIER ACT OF 1980 (MCA)
Reduced motor carrier regulation that made it easier fornew carriers to enter the marketplace, resulting in increased competition and lower shipping rates.
Weight of the load (goods being shipped).
Owned by the shipper and therefore does not charge a fee to its owner.
PROOF OF DELIVERY (POD)
Once the load has been delivered to the consignee, a facility rep will sign the form to confirm the load was delivered in the same condition as when it was loaded into the trailer.
REFRIGERATED VANS OR REEFERS (R)
As the name implies, this is a refrigerated trailer for temperature-sensitive freight
When a consignee refuses a product.
One disadvantage to a roll-up door is the floor
height opening. A trailer with roll-up doors has
significantly less space because the door rolls up
into the trailer.
This is a plastic or metal device with a unique
code that is secured to the closed trailer doors in
order to help prevent claims.
This is the point of origin for a load, the physical
place or location where the driver pick up the
Swing doors do just that—they swing out to open
This is issued when drivers request advance
payment for fuel, food, or other expenses.
Total weight of tractor and trailer without loaded
Monitoring the progress of a load from beginning
Referred to as trucks, meaning the part of the
tractor-trailer combination that the driver actually
What the tractor pulls (what the freight is shipped in).
TRUCK ORDER NOT USES (TONU)
Most often referred to as TONU, this is when a
carrier needs to be reimbursed for a truck that it
reserved to pick up a load and the load was not
ready or was cancelled.
United Parcel Service (UPS)
The world's largest package delivery company
and a provider of supply chain management
-Gross - Tare = Net
-Max legal gross weight on a US interstate
highway: 80,000 lbs.
-Most trailers legally carry a maximum of
45,000 lbs. of freight (net weight)
-Weight must be legally distributed among the
three sets of axels: steers, drive, and trailer.
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