Non-Conference Rate Rates which are assessed by those lines that do not belong to a particular conference. Rates can be approximately 10% lower than conference rates.
Non-Dutiable Those goods which are exempt from duty as per each nation’s Customs regulation.
NVOCC Non-vessel operating common carrier. A firm that offers the same services as an ocean carrier, but which does not own or operate a vessel. NVOCCs usually act as consolidators, accepting small shipments (LCL) and consolidating them into full containerloads. They then act as a shipper, tendering the containers to ocean common carriers.