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What Is Cargo?

Understand how Cargo fits into the supply chain

Cargo refers to goods or freight being shipped or carried by ocean, air or land from one place to another. Cargo is a general term often used regarding commercial inventory and can include any type of product or good. As an example, the freight carried in the back of a trailer from a warehouse to a commercial business would be considered cargo. The driver's personal belongings would not be considered part of that cargo.