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Released Bill
Type of affreightment where no specific value has been declared for carriage (No Value Declared).  
Remitting Bank
Bank that sends the draft to the overseas bank for collection. Collecting Bank
Replenishment
Completion of stock.  
Rerforwarding Charge
Charges paid or to be paid for subsequent surface or air transport from the airport of destination by a forwarder, but not by a carrier under the Air Waybill (air cargo).  
Rerouting
Route to be followed as altered from the one originally specified in the Air Waybill (air cargo).  
Reservation
Allotment in advance of space or weight capacity. Also referred to as "booking" (air cargo).  
Reserve Inventory
Safety Stock
Responsible Carrier
1. The carrier liable under the terms of a Bill of Lading. 2. Carrier responsible for the transport of goods as indicated in the transport document (air cargo). Principal Carrier
Return Shipment
Goods returned to the place of acceptance.  
Reverse Distribution
Collection of used, damaged, or outdated products and/or packaging from end-users. Waste Logistics
Revocable Letter of Credit
Letter of Credit that can be cancelled or altered by the drawee (buyer) after it has been issued by the drawee's bank. Irrevocable Letter of Credit
Road Carrier
Synonym: Haulier, Trucker  
Roll Trailer
Special trailer for terminal haulage and stowage on board of Roll-on/Roll-off vessels. Also referred to as Mafi Trailer.  
Roll-on/Roll-off
Abbreviation: RoRo. System of loading and discharging a vessel whereby the cargo is driven on and off by means of a ramp.  
RORO
Roll-on/Roll-off
Rotation
Sequence in which a vessel calls at the ports on her itinerary.  
Round Trip
Voyage, a journey, etc. to a certain place, port or country and back again. Voyage
Route
Track along which goods are (to be) transported.  
Routing
1. The determination of the most efficient route(s) to follow. 2. The process of determining how a shipment will be moved between shipper and consignee or between place of acceptance by the carrier and place of delivery to the consignee. 3. The process of aiding a vessel's navigation by supplying long-range weather forecasts and indicating the most economic and safe sailing route.  
Routing Orders
Abbreviation: R/O. The routing order is a specific written Shipping Instruction issued by the buyer. It is usually issued in the case of "ex-works" or "delivered at frontier"/"free on board" deals, thereby ensuring that the supplier organizes the transport according to the wishes of the buyer.  
Row
Vertical division of a vessel from starboard to portside, used as a part of the indication of a stowage place for containers. The numbers run from midships to both sides.  



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