Advances Braking System: advanced braking system also applied to industrial vehicles.
Accident Insurance: damage insurance which is generally stipulated voluntarily by the sender or recipient of damage resulting from the transport of goods
It is a very important professional figure that deals with the management of goods in and out of the warehouse from an operational point of view, supervising the storage by warehouse workers; prepares all the documentation necessary for transport and checks the correspondence of the loads with the type of shipment assigned; records and accounts for shipping data.
Bar Code: system detectable with optical systems or with a laser beam. The bar code can indicate the different characteristics of the product or of the load unit transported, values that are coded in a sequence of bars and high contrast spaces. The ratio between the width of the bars and the spaces is used as a means of encoding information.
Land transport by the maritime carrier.
Delivered At Terminal.
European Barge Carriers System: sistema europeo per il trasporto su chiatte. Normative europee per il trasporto di merce su chiatte, in particolare nella navigazione fluviale.
European Barge Carriers System: European system for barge transport. European regulations for the transport of goods on barges, in particular in river navigation
Free Of Damage: document with which the recipient declares that the goods received are free from damage.
Gantry crane: suitable for handling containers from shore to ship.
Hazardous cargo: dangerous cargo, in the air transport are normally included also "items subject to restriction" - see "Dangerous Good Regulation".
I.C.C. / INSTITUTE CARGO CLAUSES
Institute Cargo Clauses: institute that defines the regulations and clauses for air traffic.
Just in Time Distribution: organization system for the distribution that wants to apply the main objectives of the logistics - see "logistics".
Laden Weight: gross weight of the load, including packaging - term used in air transport of goods.
Non Aircraft Operating Common Carrier: transport company not included in the list of operators operating in collaboration with air freight.
Origin - Destination
port quay: port area on land adhering to the side of the ship from which it is loaded onto the ship and discharged from the ship.
Quality Assured Delivery: Shipment on which the quality control was originally carried out by the logistics operator.
Shipper Built Unit: load unit prepared by the sender before being delivered to the carrier.
Store: area with or without adequate materials storage and handling facilities.
Terminal Handling Charges.
Support on which one or more products are placed. Base load units are pallets and containers.
Analysis technique of all the details of a product or a means of transport in order to improve its performance by reducing costs. In particular, the analysis of the value of the products as regards logistics is related to the size and shape of the products in order to optimize the loading units.
Areas in which the same rates are applied, normally in road transport, with the same weight and weight /volume ratio, regardless of the length of the route.