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LCL

noun
 
 
TRANSPORT, COMMERCE
abbreviation for less-than-container load: used to refer to a quantity of goods that is not enough to fill a container (= a large metal box): LCL ocean freight rates are substantially higher than full container loads, due to the wasted space.
(Definition of LCL from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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