By Joseph L. Cavinato (auth.), Joseph L. Cavinato (eds.)
This dictionary is testimony to the dynamic nature of the transportation and logistics box. the sector maintains to develop and evolve into an expanding myriad of orientations. This paintings stems again to the center Nineteen Seventies with the 1st variation via Wallace I. Little (1921 - 1977). the second one version in 1982 contained over additions and approximately sixty significant adjustments. This tJ:llrd version comprises over 300 extra entries in addition to significant ai~erations to over fifty of them. Transportation maintains to alter right into a industry pushed undefined. The consumer part displays marketplace- and management-driven emphases that might were categorized as natural fiction only a decade in the past. a few of these adjustments are: • Deregulation • buying evolving in the direction of logistics and having better roles in with site visitors • Logistics having shut organization with construction, scheduling, and comparable parts • desktops and digital hyperlinks turning into significant components of the site visitors/ transportation/purchasing panorama • larger foreign company orientations • want for logistics flexibility concerning pro-action within the face of power, curiosity expense, inflation, foreign festival, and different significant environmental forces • elevated roles of non-economic laws and regulations as well as the adjustments within the transport-traffic administration interface, the shipper facet of the area has prolonged to be associated with such titles and services as fabrics, distribution, warehousing, stock, customer support, order access, making plans, construction scheduling, and in lots of situations buying. This dictionary is a rfile that may proceed to grow.
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BATCH PROCESSING PRODUCTION Production taking place in groups or lots rather than continuously. BAUD The speed at which modems can transmit/receive data from one computer to another. The higher the baud rate, the faster the transmission. BAY A designated area within a section of a storage area outlined by markings on columns, posts or floor. An inlet on the sea. BAY STORAGE The use of a large designated area for storing merchandise. BAZAAR An oriental term for a market or place of trade, and particularly applied to shops for sale of fancy articles known as Bazaar Goods.
BULLION A commercial name for uncoined gold or silver. BULL MARKET A condition of rising prices of the most traded items, such as bonds, stocks, commodities, etc. in the market. See BEAR MARKET. BUMBLE BEE A two cycle engine. BUNCHING (CARS) When cars are accumulated in excess of those ordered for the pupose of loading or unloading, or when cars are gathered in quantities that exceed the capacity of the tracks and unloading facilities, it creates a condition known as bunching. BUNDLING Term for situation whereby seller combines two or more products into one transaction for a single price.
The ends are fastened by nails. BOX, PLAIN END An unreinforced box. BOX, PLYWOOD Made of single piece plywood. A box with a top, bottom, ends and sides which are nailed to cleats. BOX, SET-UP A box made of paper and paperboard that is three dimensional rigid in set up form, and has a specified class. BOX, SET UP DROP-END A two part, set ul' paper box, where the side of the base is made in two parts, which can be hmged together or an end is hinged to the bottom. BOX, SET UP FORM A piece of boxboard which is loose or attached and placed within a base or lid.