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Logistic dictionary online – letter C

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Logistic dictionary online – letter C

  • CAF / Currency Adjustment Factor – valorization additive caused by a change in the exchange rate
  • total time of delivery / delivery lead time – time from the moment of order confirmation to the moment of delivery of the subject of the order
  • distribution center / distribution center – a unit dealing with storage of goods owned by suppliers and their distribution to recipients
  • picking center / cross-docking center – a distribution center in which goods are stored and picking is carried out
  • assembly and assembly center / oder picking center – a place where parts and subassemblies from various suppliers are stored and assembly of finished products according to the specific needs of customers
  • logistics center / logistics center – a facility where logistics services related to the receipt, storage, distribution and delivery of goods as well as accompanying services are carried out
  • Chargeable weight – the calculated charge weight based on its actual weight or dimensions
  • CIM – International Convention for the Transport of Goods by Rail
  • CMR – CMR Convention, applies to international road transport carried out for commercial purposes. The abbreviation CMR also refers to an international waybill, which is a personal and non-transferable document
  • cross-dock – transhipment terminal
  • CRP / Capacity Requirements Planning – capacity demand planning
  • cycle / lead time – the period needed to perform a specific sequence of activities within a certain process, e.g. production cycle, delivery cycle
  • charter / charter – a written contract of carriage of goods specifying the conditions of carriage under the rental of the total or partial surface of a ship or aircraft
  • vessel’s stop time in port / lay days – number of days that according to the charter agreement can be allocated for loading and unloading goods
  • move time / move time – the time needed to physically move the material from one station after the operation to the next station
  • idle time – time in which the potential of a given resource is not used due to technical and / or organizational difficulties, such as production breaks or lack of materials
  • RFID reader / RFID reader – a reader that reads data encoded in the RDIF tag

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