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Logistic dictionary online – letter K

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February 28, 2020

Logistic dictionary online – letter K

  • cabotage – transport of goods between two ports or other places in the same country
  • cabotage carrier / feeder vessel – a cargo ship that connects ports without permanent ocean connections with the base container ports
  • ATA / ATA carnet – An international customs document used by all parties involved in the temporary movement of high-value goods abroad, it avoids customs duties and formalities at the border.
  • TIR / TIR carnet – an international customs transit document, issued by the guarantee company, approved by the customs authorities, on the basis of which the goods are transported – in most cases sealed by the customs authorities – in grog vehicles and containers, as required by the International Customs Convention transport of goods on the basis of TIR carnets
  • cargo restriction code / code restriction code – a code indicating that the use of a given container is limited to a particular load
  • commodity code – a code used in the harmonized system to classify goods most commonly found in production and trade
  • Maritime Code – Polish Act of 2001. regulating legal relations related to shipping
  • chest list Przewozowy / rail consignment note – a document constituting evidence of a contract for the carriage of goods by rail
  • picking / picking – operation in the warehouse process, consisting in collecting inventory to create a set of assortment items in accordance with the assortment and quantity specifications for a specific recipient
  • packaging – repacking goods from collective packaging to retail packaging
  • congestion – an allowance for difficulties related to too many loads in the port
  • bill of lading / bill of loading (B / L) – a document confirming the fact of concluding a contract of sea transport and taking over or loading the goods by the carrier, in which the latter is obliged to deliver the goods upon presentation. This document performs the following functions:
  • Acknowledgment of receipt of the goods, signed by an authorized person representing carriers.
    Certificate of ownership of the goods described in it.
    Attestation (certificate) of terms and conditions of carriage agreed by both parties.
    bill of lading / airway bill – see air waybill
  • consolidation – grouping smaller loads into larger ones to ensure maximum use of transport space
  • Reefer and heated container – an isothermal container equipped with a cooling (mechanical or regenerable refrigerant) and heating device (PN-ISO 830: 2001)
  • container with open roof / open-top container – a special-purpose container without a rigid roof
  • AETR Convention – European agreement concerning the work of vehicle crews performing international road transport. This convention sets out rules related to the driver’s working time
  • ATP Convention – international agreement regarding the transport of foodstuffs and perishables. Specifies, among others temperature at which specific goods and vehicle equipment should be transported.
  • CMR Convention – establishes a model international bill of lading
  • TIR Convention – an international convention for the carriage of goods by heavy goods vehicles in transport, enabling simplification of procedures at border crossing points and in customs offices
  • WPT Convention – common transit procedure; mainly refers to road transport. WTP is used when at least one border is crossed between countries that have signed the convention during transport. The common transit procedure includes European Community and EFTA countries. Poland acceded to the Convention in 1996.
  • Chicago Convention / Convention on International Civil Aviation – an international agreement regulating issues in the field of aviation law
  • Warsaw Convention – Convention concerning the unification of certain rules of international air transport, is of a civil law nature, and its main assumption is the regulation of the rights and obligations of the parties to an international agreement regarding the transport of goods and passengers with their luggage
  • country expedition / country of despatch – the country from which the goods are sent to the importing country without any commercial transactions in intermediate countries
  • booking – formal record of transactions
  • dock receipt / document receipt – a document issued by a shipping line confirming the acceptance of goods for transport

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