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Logistic dictionary online – letter S

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Logistic dictionary online – letter S

  • Value Added Network / VAN – a separate IT network, managed by the operator, enabling the transmission and sharing of electronic data
  • shipbroker – a person who handles ships in port, can arrange the loading or unloading of goods
  • silos / silo / storage bin – a single or multi-chamber object characterized by a funnel-shaped bottom facilitating emptying and a high ratio of chamber height to a smaller horizontal dimension, also intended for storage of loose materials
  • forwarding / forwarding – organization of cargo transportation and performing all necessary activities related to this
  • substandard ship – a ship that does not meet the requirements of the international convention and recommendations issued by the IMO
  • cargo ship – a vessel used for the carriage of goods, it may have a maximum of 12 seats for passengers
  • self-trimming vessel – equipped with specially constructed holds that cause independent distribution of dry bulk cargoes, e.g. bulk carrier
  • river ship – barge with or without machine drive that can be used on inland waterways
  • PNG – pressuried natural gas ship – a vessel designed for the transport of compressed natural gas under appropriate pressure
  • LPG ship – liquefied petroleum gas – a ship intended for the transport of liquefied refinery gas, e.g. butane
  • LNG – liquefied natural gas – a vessel used for the transport of liquefied natural gas
  • LEG – liquefied ethylene gas ship – a ship mainly used to transport ethane and ethene
  • rate for small cargo / General Cargo Rate / GCR – the rate applied to a specific class of goods
  • picking zone – a separate storage space intended solely for activities related to picking goods
  • area of ​​duty / duty free zone – an area where goods can be stored and stored without having to pay customs duties
  • slim supply chain / lean supply chain – integrated supply chain operating according to the lean manufacturing model

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