Glossary of Terms


Agency code number:

The unique five- or seven-digit number assigned to each Allied agency location. If you don't know your booking agent's code number, you can obtain it by calling your contact there to obtain it. Once you have the number, keep it handy for future reference in your shipment tracking efforts.


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Booking agent:

The Allied Agency or representative who registered your move. The agent's name appears on the paperwork you received when you placed your order. On the bill of lading, the agent is identified as "bkr" or "booking agent"; the name also appears on the order for service.


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Contract number:

The number assigned by Allied Van Lines to identify shipments moving for your company. Your contract number can be found in the bottom left-hand corner of the signature page of your contract.


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Registration number:

The number assigned by Allied Van Lines to identify your shipment. Found in the upper right-hand corner of the order for service and the bill of lading.


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