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Issuing Carrier
Carrier whose Air Waybill is issued.  
Separate article or unit.  
Route of a means of transport, indicated by the names of the ports of call or other locations, often including estimated arrival and departure dates.  
J. and W.O.
Jettison and Washing Overboard.  
Throwing the cargo or ship's property overboard to save other property from a common danger. General Average
Mole or breakwater, running out into the sea to protect harbor or coast. It is sometimes used as a landing-pier.  
Joint Charge
Charge which applies to the carriage over the lines of two or more carriers and which is published as a single amount (air cargo).  
Joint Rate
Rate which applies for carriage over the lines of two or more carriers and which is published as single amount (air cargo).  
Joint Venture
Business undertaking in which more than one firm share ownership and control of production and/or marketing.  
The power that a court of law or an official person has to carry out legal judgements or enforce law.  
Juridical decisions used for explanation and meaning of law.  
Abbreviation: JIT. 1. The movement of material/goods to the required place at the required time. Each operation is closely synchronized with the subsequent ones to make this possible. 2. A method of inventory control that brings stock into the production process, warehouse or to the customer just-in-time to be used, thus reducing stockpiling.  
1. A method which, during storage, uses standard units or lot sizes with a single card attached to each. 2. A pull system used at a stock point in which a supply batch is ordered only when a previous batch is withdrawn. Note: Kanban in Japanese means loosely translated "card or sign".  
Longitudinal girder at the lowest point of a vessel from which the framework is built.  
Unit of measurement for the speed (of a vessel) equal to a nautical mile (= 1852 meters) per hour.  
Kyoto Convention
Convention for the International Customs Cooperation Council held in Kyoto in 1973 for the simplification and harmonization of national customs procedures.  
Letter of Credit
Slip of e.g. paper or metal attached to an object to indicate the nature, ownership, destination, contents and/or other particulars of the object. Bar CodingDangerous Goods DeclarationOverpackShipping Label
Laden Vessel
Loaden Vessel
Land Bridge
Movement of goods from one port to another partially by land and partially by water, as a substitute for all-water transport.  
To hold goods in position by the use of e.g. wires, ropes, chains and straps. Lighter Aboard Ship
Lashing Point
Point on a means of transport to which wires, chains, ropes or straps, which are used to hold goods in position, are attached.  
Last Carrier
Participating airline over which air routes the last section of carriage under the Air Waybill is undertaken or performed.  
Last in/First out
Abbreviation: LIFO. Method of which the assumption is that the most recently received (last in) is the first to be used or sold (first out).  

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