• Warehousing

Those activities of holding and handling goods in a warehouse (store).

  • Warsaw Convention

The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air, signed at Warsaw, 12 October 1929, or that Convention as amended by the Hague Protocol, 1955, stipulating obligations or parties and limitations and/or exonerations of carriers (air cargo).

  • Waybill

Non-negotiable document evidencing the contract for the transport of cargo.

  • Weight Charge

The charge for carriage of goods based on their weight (air cargo).

  • Wharf

A place for berthing vessels to facilitate loading and discharging of cargo.

  • Wharfage

The fee charged for the use of a wharf for mooring, loading or discharging a vessel or for storing goods.