H thru L

Hazardous materials (Haz-mat) Dangerous goods Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts or especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under haz-mat regulations.

Intermodal A single trailer or container that encounters multiple forms of transportation along its route, such as truck/ship/rail.

Just-in-time A method of inventory control in which warehousing is either nonexistent or kept to a minimum. The freight arrives "just in time", and only when it is needed.

Log book A form which describes the working duties of truck drivers for each 24-hour period.