Dictionary of Transport Logistics

Dictionary of Transport Logistics

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Freight transport and logistics operations have become so technically sophisticated that a whole language of generic terms, jargon, abbreviations and management buzzwords, to say nothing of legal terms and definitions, has been generated. The aim of this dictionary is to identify these terms and, in unambiguous English, provide accurate descriptions and definitions. The volume is endorsed by the Institute of Logistics and Transport, and covers both UK and EU terms.Pan-European The whole of Europe a€“ as in pan-European transport/ logistics which covers all of Europe. ... Ford Transit*) unlike other goods vehicle (usually heavier ones) which have a separate chassis on which the engine, transmission and running gear, bodywork and cab are added. ... (Source: ILT Supply-Chain Inventory Management SIG) Pareto chart/diagram A chart/diagram which shows figuresanbsp;...

Title:Dictionary of Transport Logistics
Author:David Lowe
Publisher:Kogan Page Publishers - 2005-06-03


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