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ASTM WK88967

New Terminology for Supply Chain Stakeholders

1. Scope

By mode of transportation, differentiate stakeholders involved in planning and executing the Goods Movement Process.


supply chain; stakeholder; mode of transportation; Seller; Exporter; Buyer; Importer; Manufacturer; Shipper; Consignor; Consignee; Notify; Bill To Party; Carrier; Terminal; Origin Trucker; Motor Carrier; Destination Trucker; NVOCC; Freight Forwarder; Customs Broker; Consolidator; Origin Warehouse; Destination Warehouse; Origin Customs; Destination Customs; Seller’s Bank; Buyer’s Bank; Master Loader; Shipper’s Agent; Container Depot; Chassis Pool; Insurance Company


This terminology standard for supply chain stakeholders supports each mode of transport and the related stakeholders identified to plan, execute, and settle a goods movement process transaction.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F49.01

Committee: F49

Staff Manager: Jennifer Tursi

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-13-2023

Technical Contact: Michael Darden

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