carriage cost

carriage cost
The cost of delivering goods within the UK. Carriage forward means that the cost of delivery has to be paid by the buyer. Carriage paid or carriage free means that they are paid by the seller.

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  • carriage — car‧riage [ˈkærɪdʒ] noun [uncountable] 1. COMMERCE TRANSPORT when goods are moved by vehicle from one place to another; = FREIGHT: • The receipts for carriage of timber have formed an important proportion of revenue. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • carriage — [kar′ij; ] for 2, usually [ kar′ē ij΄] n. [ME cariage, baggage, transport < Anglo Fr, cart, carriage < carier, CARRY] 1. the act of carrying; transportation 2. the cost of carrying; transportation charge 3. Archaic a) management or handling …   English World dictionary

  • carriage and freight — UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION CFR) ► COMMERCE, TRANSPORT, INSURANCE COST AND FREIGHT(Cf. ↑cost and freight) …   Financial and business terms

  • carriage forward — UK US adjective, adverb (UK ► TRANSPORT used to show that the cost of shipping goods will be payed by the buyer: »Where it is agreed that goods are to be despatched carriage forward, they will be consigned by the cheapest route …   Financial and business terms

  • carriage — / kærɪdʒ/ noun 1. the transporting of goods from one place to another ● to pay for carriage 2. the cost of transport of goods ● to allow 10% for carriage ● Carriage is 15% of the total cost. ♦ carriage free a deal where the customer does not pay… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • carriage — 01. We put the children in the [carriage] and took them down to the park for a picnic. 02. We took a horse drawn [carriage] through the old town. 03. The young woman sadly waved goodbye as the railway [carriage] slowly pulled away from the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • carriage — [[t]kæ̱rɪʤ[/t]] carriages 1) N COUNT: also by N A carriage is an old fashioned vehicle, usually for a small number of passengers, which is pulled by horses. The President elect followed in an open carriage drawn by six beautiful gray horses. 2) N …   English dictionary

  • carriage — /kar ij/; for 9 also /kar ee ij/, n. 1. a wheeled vehicle for conveying persons, as one drawn by horses and designed for comfort and elegance. 2. See baby carriage. 3. Brit. a railway passenger coach. 4. a wheeled support, as for a cannon. 5. a… …   Universalium

  • cost, insurance, and freight — A mercantile term, abbreviated c. i. f. or c. a. f. which, when used in connection with a contract for the sale of goods, indicates that the price quoted to the purchaser includes the cost of the goods, the cost of insurance thereon, and freight… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • carriage — n. 1 Brit. a railway passenger vehicle. 2 a wheeled passenger vehicle, esp. one with four wheels and pulled by horses. 3 a the conveying of goods. b the cost of this (carriage paid). 4 the part of a machine (e.g. a typewriter) that carries other… …   Useful english dictionary

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