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- 12 PIN look up translate image
- Chassis with 12 locking points.
- 2 THEORY FACTOR look up translate image
- Hygiene factor and Motivation factor
- 2-WAY PALLETS look up translate image
- allow entry by a forklift from the front or back of the pallet
- 2D BAR CODE look up translate image
- Two-dimensional bar code based on a flat set of rows of encrypted data in the form of bars and spaces, normally in a rectangular or square pattern.
- 3-C MODEL look up translate image
- Customer, Corporate & Competitor
- 360-DEGREE FEEDBACK look up translate image
- is an Appraisal technique in which an image of an employee is produced from multiple angles, leading to a circular (hence: 360°) picture of the employee
- 3D BAR CODE look up translate image
- Three-dimensional bar code based on a physically embossed or stamped set of encrypted data interpreted by variations in height rather than contrast between spaces and bars (as used in 2D bar codes). Often used in environments where labels can not be easily attached to items.
- 3PL look up translate image
- A "3PL" or third-party logistics provider; a supplier of outsourced logistics services that primarily uses its own assets and resources.
- 4 FACTOR OF BRAND VALUE look up translate image
- Differentiation, relevance, esteem, knowledge
- 4 STRATEGIC TYPES look up translate image
- Defender, Prospector, Analyser and Reactor
- 4-PS look up translate image
- Product, Price, Place, Promotions
- 4-WAY PALLETS look up translate image
- have the stringers notched (or use a blocking system instead of stringers) so a forklift can also enter the pallet from either side.
- 40/30/30 RULE look up translate image
- A rule that specifies the sources of quality problems as due to 40% from product design, 30% from manufacturing and 30% from vendors.
- 4PL look up translate image
- A "4PL" or fourth-party logistics provider; a supplier of outsourced supply chain coordination and management services that generally does not own or operate the underlying logistical assets and resources.
- 5 WHYS look up translate image
- This method, which involves five iterations of question-asking, is used to determine the root cause of a defect or problem; five iterations are usually sufficient.
- 5C'S OF MARKETING STRATEGY look up translate image
- Customer needs, Company skills, Competition, Collaborators and Context
- 5P MODEL look up translate image
- Purpose, Principles, Processes, People and Performance
- 5S look up translate image
- A set of workplace organization rules designed to increase efficiency and help enable lean manufacturing, as defined by: Sort- separate and categorize needed and unneeded materials and tools; Set in Order- arrange tools and other items for ease of use; Shine (or scrub)- maintain high level of cleanliness; Standardize- create a systematic plan to perform the first three steps; Sustain- devise methods to turn performing the steps on an ongoing basis into a habit.
- 6 LEADERSHIP STYLE look up translate image
- Visionary Leadership, Coaching Style, Affiliative Leadership, Demorcratic Leadership, Pacesetting Leadership, Commanding Leadership
- 7-PS look up translate image
- People, Process, Physical evidence, Product, Price, Place, Promotions
- 80/20 RULE look up translate image
- Rule based on Pareto's Law stating that 80% of an end result (quality problems, inventory valuation, distribution of wealth) comes from a source of 20% (items, number of people, etc.).
- 8D PROBLEM SOLVING. PROCESS look up translate image
- Applications for Major non-conformances, customer complaints, reoccurring issues, team approach needed. D1. Establish the team. D2. Describe the Problem/ D3. Implement and verify interim containment actions. D4. Identify and verify root causes. D5. Choose and verify corrective actions. D6. Implement and validate Permanent Correct Actions. D7. Prevent recurrence. D8. Congratulate the team.
- A-BURTON look up translate image
- A stowage term used in designating cargo stowed athwart ship instead of fore and aft.
- A-FRAME look up translate image
- A metal hoist or support which is used to handle heavy objects from a rail car.
- A.S.T.M look up translate image
- American Society for Testing and Materials
- A.T.A. look up translate image
- American Trucking Association.
- A/P look up translate image
- See Accounts Payable
- A/R look up translate image
- See Accounts Receivable
- A1 look up translate image
- In transportation, a first-class vessel. The letter "A" specifies the class in the which the hull is scheduled, and the numeral "1" refers to the stores and equipment. In Lloyd's Register, vessels are rated A1, A2, and so on down.
- AA look up translate image
- Always Afloat (In some ports the ship aground when approaching, or at berth.)
- AA ROADWATCH look up translate image
- Service of AA providing road reports, information on traffic delays, etc.
- AAIB look up translate image
- Air Accidents Investigation Branch. Agency that investigates air accidents involving UK registered aircraft in the UK or abroad.
- AAR look up translate image
- 1)I) Insurance against all risks. 2) Industry Association. Association of American Railroad
- ABAFT look up translate image
- A point beyond the midpoint of a ships length, towards the rear or stern.
- ABANDON look up translate image
- A proceeding wherein a shipper/consignee seeks authority to abandon all or parts of their cargo.
- ABANDONED VEHICLE look up translate image
- A motor vehicle that appears to the authorities to have been abandoned and which may subsequently be removed and disposed of under the provisions of the Road Traffic Regulation Acts.
- ABANDONMENT look up translate image
- The decision of a carrier to give up or to discontinue service over a route. Railroads must seek ICC permission to abandon routes.
- ABATEMENT look up translate image
- A discount allowed for damage or overcharge in the payment of a bill is termed abatement. The extent of the abatement is usually designated before the bill is due. The amount of the abatement is deducted from the bill. The term abatement also refers to a suspension of proceedings.
- ABB look up translate image
- See Activity Based Budgeting
- ABC look up translate image
- See Activity Based Costing
- ABC ANALYSIS look up translate image
- Applied in the context of inventory, it's a determination of the relative ratios between the number of items and the currency value of the items purchased on a repetitive basis. 10-20% of the items ('A' class) account for 70-80% of the consumption, the next 15-25% ('B' class) account for 10-20% of the consumption and the balance 65-75% ('C' class) account for 5-10% of the consumption. 'A' class items are closely monitored
An inventory classification scheme that ranks items based on past (or projected)...(more)
- ABC CURVE look up translate image
- ABC analysis whereby, for example, products or product lines can be categorized into A, B and C groupings where A represents fast movers, B = medium movers and C = slow movers. D usually represents obsolete items. Frequently drawn as a graph (or curve). See also Pareto - a system of analysis taking account of the 80/20 rule whereby generally 80 per cent of sales are for only 20 per cent of products.
- ABC MODEL look up translate image
- In cost management, a representation of resource costs during a time period that are consumed through activities and traced to products, services, and customers or to any other object that creates a demand for the activity to be performed.
- ABC STRATIFICATION look up translate image
- Method used to categorize inventory into groups based upon certain activity characteristics. Examples of ABC stratifications would include ABC by velocity (times sold), ABC by sales dollars, ABC by quantity sold / consumed, ABC by average inventory investment, ABC by margin. ABC stratifications are used to develop inventory planning policies, set count frequencies for cycle counting, slot inventory for optimized order picking, and other inventory management activities.
- ABI look up translate image
- See Automated Broker Interface.
- ABM look up translate image
- See Activity Based Management
- ABNORMAL DEMAND look up translate image
- An unusually high product demand outside normal parameters that may be due to a promotion, price break or substitution. Forecast systems can filter abnormal demand outside calculated standard deviation parameters based on past history, and not assume the same demand will occur in the future.
- ABNORMAL LOAD look up translate image
- A load which cannot, without undue expense or risk of damage, be divided in two or more loads for the purpose of carriage by road and which by virtue of its size and weight cannot be carried on a normal road vehicle under the provisions of the C&U regulations*. Such loads are normally carried on 'Special Types' vehicles under the provisions of the Special Types General Order*.
- ABOARD look up translate image
- Referring to cargo being put, or laden, onto a means of conveyance.
- ABOVE THE RAIL COSTS look up translate image
- Method of cost determination in the rail industry whereby only those costs of the train and train operations are included. Thus, anything related to the rail, rail bed, track maintenance, etc. are not included.
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