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			Airline - 




A business that provides the scheduled transportation of people and goods by air. 













	
	
Related Terms: Airline - air | aircraft | airport | business | goods | transport | transportation |

Bill of Lading - A document issued by a carrier for the receipt of goods for shipment, and which describes the terms of shipment. Acronym: BL, B/L

Related Terms: Bill of Lading - carrier | consign | consignment | shipment | straight bill of lading | through bill of lading |

Bill of Lading (1) - Itemized list of goods contained in a shipment. Acronym: B/L Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Bill of Lading (1) - carrier | consign | consignment | shipment | straight bill of lading | through bill of lading | trucking |

Carrier - A business that transports people or goods.

Related Terms: Carrier - air carrier | goods | rail | shipping | trucking | transport |

Combined Nomenclature - An integrated goods nomenclature set up in 1988 and replacing two earlier systems: the Common External Tariff (CET) nomenclature, and NIMEXE. Acronym: CN Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: Combined Nomenclature - international | trade |

Commerce - The buying, selling, or trading of goods and services.

Related Terms: Commerce - goods | services |

Consignee - The person or carrier to which a shipment of goods is entrusted.

Related Terms: Consignee - bill of lading | consign | consigned | consigner | consignment | consignor | goods | shipment |

Consigner - One who places something such as goods and merchandise in the care of another.

Related Terms: Consigner - bill of lading | consign | consignee | consigned | consignment | consignor | goods | merchandise |

Consignor - One who places something such as goods and merchandise in the care of another.

Related Terms: Consignor - bill of lading | consign | consignee | consigned | consigner | consignment | goods | merchandise |

Consumer - A user of raw materials, goods, commodities, or finished products.

Related Terms: Consumer - commodity | finished products | goods | raw materials |

Craft - A man-made vehicle used for transporting people or goods; or a skill, trade, or profession.

Related Terms: Craft - transport | transportation | vehicle | vessel |

Customs - A duty or tax paid on imported or exported goods; the process of inspecting imported or exported goods to determine if and how much duty is required; or an agency that performs customs duties.

Related Terms: Customs - duty | export | import | international | tax |

Discrimination - The application of restrictive trade practices by one Member State against the goods and companies of other Member States. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: Discrimination - international | trade |

Duty - The tax paid on imported goods.

Related Terms: Duty - ad valorem | duty drawback | goods | import | tax |

EDI For Administration, Commerce and Transport - United Nations rules for Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport. They comprise a set of internationally agreed upon standards, directories and guidelines for the electronic interchange of structured data related to trade in goods and services between independent computerized information systems. [ISO 9735]UN/EDIFACT Introduction to UN/EDIFACT with latest Acronym: EDIFACT Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

Related Terms: EDI For Administration, Commerce and Transport - commerce | data | electronic data interchange | electronic funds transfer | international | standard | transport | transportation |

Finished Products - Goods or services that result from a production process.

Related Terms: Finished Products - goods | production | services |

GALENO 2000 - An GAM '92. Established in 1992 to promote cooperation between customs officials to combat illegal trade, especially in armaments, pornography and strategic goods. Acronym: GALENO 2000 Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: GALENO 2000 - international | trade |

GENST - Standard Goods Nomenclature for Transport Statistics, merged in 1988 into Combined Nomenclature(CN). Acronym: GENST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: GENST - international | trade |

Goods - Products, merchandise, commodities, supplies, raw materials, property, stock, inventory, liquids, chemicals, wares, perishables; items of commerce; dry goods, capital goods, consumer goods, perishable goods, canned goods, liquid goods.

Related Terms: Goods - durables | inventory | merchandise | products | retail | wholesale |

In Bond - A shipment status in which goods are permitted to enter a country and temporarialy stored for transport to a final destination where the duty will be paid.

Related Terms: In Bond - bonded | bonded warehouse | duty | export | freight | goods | shipment | tax |

Inventory - Supplies, wares, goods, durables, or materials on hand or in stock.

Related Terms: Inventory - decoupling | durables | goods | stock | supplies | wares |

Invoice - An itemized list of the value and quantity of goods shipped or services rendered.

Related Terms: Invoice - bill of lading | goods | inventory | services | shipment |

Logist - To perform logistics functions or processes. The act of planning, organizing and managing activities that provide goods or services. (The verb "to logist." Eg. She logisted the last operation. I will logist the next operation. I am logisting the current operation. We logist the operations. The operations are well logisted.)

Related Terms: Logist - goods | logistics | logistician | managing | organizing | planning | services |

Logistics - The science of planning, organizing and managing activities that provide goods or services.

Related Terms: Logistics - goods | logist | logistician | managing | organizing | planning | services |

Loss of Market - An event in which a shipment or delivery is made for which the buyer no longer needs or can use the goods; or a late shipment refused by the buyer.

Related Terms: Loss of Market - buyer | delivery | goods | insurance | market | shipment |

Manifest - An itemized list of all passengers and cargo onboard a ship or aircraft; a listing of goods carried by a truck or train; or a listing of railcars in a train. Acronym:  Manifest

Related Terms: Manifest - aircraft | bill of lading | cargo | inventory | invoice | passenger | railcar | ship | train | truck |

Merchandise - Goods and products for sale.

Related Terms: Merchandise - goods | inventory | products | retail | wholesale |

NIMEXE - The nomenclature of goods for the external trade statistics of the EC and of trade between the Member States, absorbed in 1988 into the Combined Nomenclature(CN). Acronym: NIMEXE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: NIMEXE - international | trade |

Packaging - The wrapping, dunnage, or container in which something is packed for storage or shipment; the type or style of the wrapping or container used to protect goods during shipping and handling; materials used to prepare something for shipping or storage; or the process of packing an item for shipment or

Related Terms: Packaging - dunange | handling | materials | package service | process | protection | shipment | shipping | storage | tare weight |

Pallet - A wooden or lightweight metal base or platform assembly for storing, moving, or transporting goods; a load of goods assembled on a pallet; a skid.

Related Terms: Pallet - cargo | freight | goods | load | pallet jack | transport |

Pilferage - The theft in small amounts of goods, merchandise, or inventory.

Related Terms: Pilferage - goods | insurance | inventory | merchandise | risk | security |

Request For Quote - Request For Quote is a request issued by a contracting agency to industry for quotes (proposal) in support of goods or services. Acronym: RFQ Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

Related Terms: Request For Quote - acquisition | compliance | contracting | government | procurement | product | purchasing | request for proposal | services |

Ship - The act of transporting goods or materials; or a vessel designed for ocean travel.  Ship

Related Terms: Ship - broker | cargo | carrier | consign | displacement | freight | goods | marine | ocean | shipment | shipper | transport | vessel |

Supplies - Goods and materials stored for future use.

Related Terms: Supplies - goods | materials |

Supply - The act of furnishing or providing raw materials, goods or services.

Related Terms: Supply - raw materials | goods | services |

Surveyor - An unbiased examiner of damaged goods or property for the purpose of determining the extent of repair or replacement.

Related Terms: Surveyor - goods | repair | replacement |

Volume - The rate of movement or flow of goods, services, money, or people.

Related Terms: Volume - movement | services |

Warehouse - A facility for the storage and security of goods and merchandise.

Related Terms: Warehouse - facility | goods | merchandise | storage |

Warehouse Receipt - A receipt for goods placed in a warehouse.

Related Terms: Warehouse Receipt - goods | receipt | warehouse |

Warehousing - The act of storing, securing and managing raw materials, goods or merchandise in a warehouse.

Related Terms: Warehousing - goods | merchandise | raw materials | security | storage | warehouse |


Unless otherwise indicated, all entries in the LogisticsWorld Logistics Glossary are copyright 1997, Matthew D. Cox, logistics@logisticsworld.com.

 

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