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Logistic dictionary online – letter A

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Logistic dictionary online – letter A

  • ADR – European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • AMS / Automated Manifest System – an automatic system for reporting data when exporting to the USA
  • Ad Valorem – in proportion to value, refund used to determine the freight and customs charges imposed on goods, property, etc., determined as a percentage of the value
  • AGC / European Agreement on Main European Railway Lines – agreement on major international rail lines
  • aggregation – combining elements that are to form a whole
  • AGCT / European Agreement on Important International Combined Transport Lines – Agreement on important international lines of consolidated transport and accompanying facilities
  • akredytywa / letter of credit (L / C) – a written commitment of the bank (issuer) issued to the seller (beneficiary) on request and in accordance with the instructions of the buyer (applicant) to pay, at the time of its presentation or in the future, a designated amount of money
  • allocation – division and / or determination of destination or assignment of products, activities, potential size, costs or resources to organizational units for the purposes they are to meet
  • Value Chain Analysis (VCA) – a method of identifying and assessing the possibilities of reducing costs in the supply chain
  • analysis of stock / stock analysis – verification of inventory and their distribution to determine the differences between the planned and actual state and development of methods for their removal
  • ASCII / American Standard Code for Information Interchange / American Standard Code for Information Interchange – computer copy described in ISO 646 standard, containing 128 alphanumeric and control characters
  • ASO / Automated Store Ordering – automatic ordering when the shelf stock falls below the set level
  • ATP – Agreement regarding the international transport of perishable food products and special equipment used for such transport
  • advise note – a document sent to the customer informing about an upcoming delivery

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