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Glossary of Trade & Shipping Terms - E:
EAN 13 EAN barcodes are used when the country origin needs to be known. There are 13 digits in EAN 13, where the first two characters are used to define the country of origin, the next 10 are data, followed by the checksum. Both 2 and 5 digit supplementals are also supported.
EAN 8 EAN barcodes are used when the country origin needs to be known. There are 8 digits in EAN 8, where the first two characters are used to define the country of origin, the next 5 are data, followed by the checksum. Both 2 and 5 digit supplementals are also supported.
Earnings Income after a company's taxes and all other expenses have been paid. Also called profit or net income.
Economic Value Added (EVA) A measure of the shareholder value as a company's operating profits after tax, less a charge for the capital used in creating the profits. EVA is a registered trademark of Stern & Co. in the USA.
EDI Electronic Data Interchange.
The automated exchange of any predefined and structured data for business among information systems of two or more organisations.
EDI message An approved, published and maintained formal description of how to structure the data required to perform a specific business function in such a way as to allow for the transfer and handling of this data by electronic means.
Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) A consumer-driven system of replenishment in which high-quality products and accurate information flow through a paperless (EDI) system between all distribution points from the manufacturing line to the retail checkout counter.
EIR Equipment Interchange Receipt.
A document used to receive or deliver a full or empty container/chassis at any terminal or inland container pool/depot.
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payment for goods or services via exchanges of electronic authorisations against bank accounts. Authorisation is sent to an automated clearing house (usually a bank), which verifies the source of the transaction as having control over the accounts, and performs the fund transfer.
Equalisation (1) Monetary allowance to a customer for picking up or delivering cargo to or from a point which is not the origin/destination shown on the B/L.
(2) Compensation for additional charges incurred by the shipper for delivering cargo to port designated by the carrier other than the closest port to the supplier.
Error List Report showing discrepancies (errors) in data input.
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival. 
ETD Estimated Time of Departure.
Export Declaration (1) Government document permitting designated goods to leave the country. Issued by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Includes complete particulars on the shipment. Although customers can submit their declarations themselves to U.S. Customs, the carrier is still responsible for penalities if the documentation is not available by the time a vessel is "cleared" by customs for sailing. Also known as an ex-dec or SED (Shipper´s Export Declaration).
(2) Shippers need to obtain a Bureau of Census document which spells out shipment details for entry into a government statistical system. Documents for export shipping, declaring the value of the cargo to the U.S. Customs.
Extended 3 of 9 Similar to Code 3 of 9 except that it allows the full 128 ASCII character set to be encoded by printing two barcode characters for each text character.
Extended Code 93 Similar to Code 93 except that it allows the full 128 character ASCII character set to be encoded.
Extra Loader Additional vessel brought into schedule to cope with exceptionally strong market conditions.

EXW Ex works. The buyer receives the cargo directly from the factory and thereafter arranges shipment, insurance and other related services themselves.

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