Department of Defense

Durable Goods

Generally, any goods whose continuous serviceability is likely to exceed three years.


Typically wooden timbers, blocks, beams, shims, planks or other materials used to block and brace a piece of freight when loaded on the deck of a truck or inside of a shipping container.


A situation in which an equipment operator deposits a trailer or boxcar at a facility at which it is to be loaded or unloaded.


Transporting of rail or ocean freight by truck to an intermediate or final destination; typically a charge for pickup/delivery of goods moving short distances (e.g., from marine terminal to warehouse).