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Warehouse
Building specially designed for receipt, storage and handling of goods. Synonyms: Shed, Store  
Warehouse Keeper
Party that takes responsibility for goods entered into a warehouse.  
Warehouse Receipt
Receipt issued by a warehouse listing goods received for storage.  
Warehouse-to-Warehouse Clause
Clause in the Cargo Policy that defines when cover commences and terminates. The policy begins at the time the goods leave the warehouse of origin named in the policy, continues during the transit period until goods are delivered to the warehouse of destination named in the policy, where it terminates.  
Warehousing
Those activities of holding and handling goods in a warehouse (store).  
Warsaw Convention
Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air, signed at Warsaw, October 12, 1929, or that Convention as amended by the Hague Protocol, 1955. Hague Protocol
Waste Disposal
Processing and/or removal to final resting place or transfer to a place for reuse or recovering of waste.  
Waste Logistics
Collection of used, damaged, or outdated products and/or packaging from designated users. Reverse Distribution
Waybill
Non-negotiable document evidencing the contract for the transport of cargo. Bill of Lading
Wear and Tear
Loss or deterioration resulting from ordinary use.  
Weight Charge
Charge for carriage of goods based on their weight.  
Weight Ton
Ton of 1000 kilograms.  
Wharf
Place for berthing vessels to facilitate loading and discharging of cargo.  
Wharfage
Fee charged for the use of a wharf for mooring, loading or discharging a vessel or for storing goods.  
WHO
World Health Organization
Wholesaler
Intermediary between manufacturers and retailers in various activities such as promotion, warehousing, and the arranging of transport and/or distribution.  
Wide-Body Aircraft
Aircraft with two corridors, such as a Boeing 747, 767, 777 and DC-10, MD11.  
Without Prejudice
Claim is paid on this occasion, although the underwriter feels it does not attach to the policy. The action must not be treated as a precedent for similar future claims.  
Without Reserve
Term indicating that a shipper's agent or representative is empowered to make definitive decisions and adjustments abroad without approval of the group or individual represented. Advisory Capacity
World Health Organization
Abbreviation: WHO. Global agency linked to the United Nations cooperating with other technical agencies relating to health matters at sea and on land.  
X-Ray
High-frequency electromagnetic ray of short wave-length, capable of penetrating most solid substances.  
X.25
International standard of the CCITT for packet switching.  
X.400
CCITT recommendation designed to facilitate international message and information exchange between subscribers of computer-based store-and-forward services and office information systems in association with public and private data networks.  
X.500
CCITT now ITU recommendations (ISO 9594) for the structure of directories for the maintenance of addresses used in electronic mail.  
Yard
Fenced off, outdoor storage and repair area.  



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