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KT - Kilo or metric ton. 1,000 Kilos or 2,204.6 pounds.
Kilogram - 1,000 grams or 2.2046 pounds.
King Pin - A coupling pin centered on the front underside of a chassis; couples to the tractor.
Knocked Down (KD) - Articles which are taken apart to reduce the cubic footage displaced or to make a better shipping unit and are to be re–assembled
Knot - One nautical mile (6,076 feet or 1852 meters) per hour. In the days of sail, speed was measured by tossing overboard a log which was secured by a line. Knots were tied into the line at intervals of ap­proximately six feet. The number of knots measured was then compared against time required to travel the distance of 1000 knots in the line.
Known Loss - A loss discovered before or at the time of delivery of a shipment.
 


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