DS - deemed supplier. The person(s) liable to pay VAT to the EU tax authorities. In the new 2021 VAT regulations, the online marketplace facilitating sales (by different merchants) would become responsible for VAT and, hence, would have to fulfill the VAT declaration and payment obligations.
EAN - European Article Number (standard in the EU)
ECS - Export Control System
EMS - international postal Express Mail Service for documents and merchandise
ENS - safety and security Entry Summary Declaration in ICS2
HS code - Harmonized System code
ICS - Import Control System
IMPC - International Mail Processing Centre
Intrinsic value - value of goods excluding VAT, transport etc.
ISBN - International Standard Book Number
LOGIB - Transportation Identification Barcode
LVC - low value consignment. Packaged goods that are below intrinsic value of 150 EUR
PLACI - Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information
PLDF - Pre-Lodged Data File
POD - proof of delivery
SSG - Software Security Group (BSIMM)
TARIC - Taxation and Customs Union
TRAIB - Transaction Identifier
UCC - Union Customs Code
UPC - Universal Product Code (standard in the US)
UPU - Universal Postal Union
UUM&DS - Uniform User Management & Digital Signature system
VAT - value-added tax. A broadly based consumption tax assessed on the value added to goods and services in the European Union. In particular, an EU resident will have to pay VAT when buying goods from another country – whether or not the seller is based in the EU.