Types of Cargo

personal effects:
 used items that are being shipped as someones personal belongings;

household goods:   household goods could be either personal effects that have already been used or can be new items being shipped to a customer or distributor;

commercial goods:  any item that is being shipped from a seller to a purchaser, or any item that is being returned to a seller;

dangerous goods / hazardous material:   including but not limited to blood, or lab samples, corrosives such as batteries, or nuclear material

animals:   live, for commercial purposes or as a pet