Procedure Terms

Below is a list of commonly used terms in dealing with Terminal activities.

EIR 
Stands for Equipment Interchange Receipt.This is the official computer printed document that serves as a receipt for a driver.

EXPRESS 
The Terminal Automation System that oversees all Gate transactions.

GENSET 
The generator set used on refrigerated containers.

HANDHELD 
TexLogix handheld computer used in Inspection lane to speed process of receiving containers. 

HAZARDOUS 
Any cargo deemed hazardous by D.O.T. and/or commodities regulations.

REEFER 
Refrigerated cargo container.Temperature and/or humidity are closely maintained during the entire voyage of container.

ROADABILITY 
Inspection Lane Building.

SEAL 
Metal strip mechanically attached to handle of container.Used for security purposes and to uniquely identify if container has been opened in transit.

TIR 
Stands for Trailer Interchange Receipt.Official document computer printed that serves as receipt for driver.