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Transportation Logistics Dictionary (A Transport Press Title)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Business information systems,
  • Transport industries,
  • Physical Distribution Management,
  • Transportation (General),
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Management Science,
  • Business & Economics / Management Science,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Mathematical models,
  • Transportation

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11119130M
ISBN 100874080509
ISBN 109780874080506

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# 3PL- Describes businesses that provide one or many of a variety of logistics- related services. Types of services may include public warehousing, contract warehousing, transportation management, distribution management, freight consolidation. Logistics Channel: The network of supply chain participants engaged in storage, handling, transfer, transportation, and communications functions that contribute to the efficient flow of goods. Logistics Costs: The factors associated with the acquisition, storage, movement, and disposition of goods. GUIDE TO SHIPPING & LOGISTICS TERMINOLOGY If you’re new to the transportation world, or are simply overwhelmed by all of the various terms used in the shipping process, we have just the thing for you. We’ve compiled all of the most commonly used terms and phrases and their definitions in one place to help make your life easier. Dictionary of transportation-logistics --Rates (all carrier modes) --Standard abbreviations --Transportation laws and regulations: Table of sections, Revised Interstate Commerce Act / Table of sections, Shipping Act of / Table of administrative regulations of the ICC, Title 49 Code of Federal Regulation --Standard operational information.

The book provides insight into most important transportation law, rules, regulations, treaties and practices remaining in today's "deregulated" environment. It includes more that citations to court decisions, statutes and regulations and transportation s: 3. The Dictionary of Transport and Logistics.   That’s 56, supply chain and logistics books. All those books would we kilograms – half the cargo mass of a Boeing F. Stacked, those books would be as tall as Empire State Buildings. But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Keep reading to see them. This unique, single volume dictionary aims to make sense of the language of generic terms, jargon, abbreviations and management buzzwords, to say nothing of the legal terms and definitions, that has grown up around the transport and logistics industries. -Provides clear, unambiguous definitions of some 3, terms, -Endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.