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C - Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain Acronyms & Abbreviations Reference Guide.

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C/I or CI
Commercial Invoice
C/O or COO
Certificate of Origin
CAAC
Civil Aviation Administration of China
CAATSA
Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
CADEX
Customs Automated Data Exchange
CAED
Canadian Automated Export Declaration
CAFTA
Central American Free Trade Agreement
CAGR
Compound Annual Growth Rate
CARM
CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management
CBP
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
CBSA
Canada Border Services Agency Facilitates the flow of legitimate travelers and trade
CCN
Cargo Control Number
CETA
Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
CFIA
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations
CFR or C&F
Cost and Freight
CFS
Container Freight Station
CGCVP
Coast Guard List of Vessels Prohibited
CHB
Customs House Brokerage
CLN
Collaborative Logistics Network
CMV
Commercial Motor Vehicle
COD
Collect on Delivery or Cash on Delivery
COFC
Container on Flat Car
COGS
Cost of Goods Sold
CPG
Consumer Packaged Goods
CPSC
Consumer Protection & Safety Commission
CRM
Customer Relationship Management
CSA
Compliance, Safety, Accountability
CSA
Customs Self Assessment
CSCMP
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
CSR
Customer Service Representative
C-TPAT
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism
CVD
Countervailing Duties
CWT
Hundredweight A statement of weight meaning 100 pounds.
Carrier
Carrier A person engaged in the transportation of passengers or property by land or water, as a common, contract, or private carrier, or civil aircraft.
Collect
Collect An indication on a Bill Of Lading to instruct the carrier to bill the consignee for shipping charges. Charges collected at designation are called destination or collect freight bills.
Consignee
Consignee The person or organization to whom freight is shipped.
CWT
Per Hundred Weight Per each unit of weight measurement equal to exactly 100 pounds.
Cargo
Cargo The lading of a vehicle.
Cartage
Cartage Freight hauling between locations in the same city, town, suburb, or local area.
Classification
Classification (or Class or Rating) The class to which an article is assigned for the purpose of applying transportation charges.
Commodity
Commodity Any article of freight. Goods shipped.
CCMTA
Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators Coordinates all matters dealing with the administration, regulation and control of motor vehicle transportation and highway safety within Canada. Membership includes representation from provincial and territorial governments as well as the federal government of Canada
CDL
Commercial Driver's License A driver’s license required to operate large or heavy vehicles. The CDL can come with a range of class types and/or endorsements which identify the size or type of vehicle that the driver is qualified to operate
CDLIS
Commercial Driver License Information System
CLP
Commercial Driver Learner's Permit Used to practice driving for an eventual commercial driver’s license
CNG
Compressed Natural Gas Methane stored at high pressure which can be used in place of gasoline, diesel fuel and propane/LPG.
CRA
Canada Revenue Agency Administers tax laws for the government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, and administers various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.
CVIEW
Commercial Vehicle Information Exchange Window
CVISN
Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks
CVR
Computerized Vehicle Registration Process allowing a registrant to self-process registration and title transactions using a third party system that interfaces with a jurisdiction’s transaction processing system.
CVSA
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance A non-profit association comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal commercial motor vehicle safety officials and industry representatives. The CVSA’s goal is to achieve uniformity, compatibility and reciprocity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and enforcement

Complete list of logistics and supply chain management acronyms used by freight carriers, truckers, brokers, warehouses and other transportation professionals starting with C.