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Over 3600 Ocean Marine, Shipping, Chat & Insurance Terms and Abbreviations
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TERM DEFINITION
J4G Just For Grins
Jacket A wood or fiber cover placed around such containers as cans and bottles.
Jacob's Ladder A rope ladder suspended from the side of a vessel and used for boarding.
Jetsam The part of a ship, its equipment, or its cargo that is cast overboard to lighten the load in time of distress and that sinks or is washed ashore.
Jettison Act of throwing cargo or equipment (jetsam) overboard when a ship is in danger.
Jetty A mole or breakwater, running out into the sea to protect harbour or coast. It is sometimes used as a landing-pier.
Jib Projecting arm of a crane.
JIC Just In Case
JIT Abbreviation for "Just In Time." In this method of inventory control, warehousing is minimal or non-existent; the container is the movable warehouse and must arrive "just in time;" not too early nor too late.
JK Just Kidding
JMO Just My Opinion
JOC Journal Of Commerce
Joint Charge A charge which applies to the carriage over the lines of two or more carriers and which is published as a single amount (aircargo).
Joint Rate A rate applicable from a point on one transportation line to a point on another line, made by agreement and published in a single tariff by all transportation lines over which the rate applies.
Jones Act Merchant Marine Act of 1920, Section 27, requires that all U.S. domestic waterborne trade be carried by U.S.-flag, U.S.-built, and U.S.-manned vessels
JTLYK Just To Let You Know
Jurisprudence Juridical decisions used for explanation and meaning of law.
Just-In-Time An inventory control system that attempts to reduce inventory levels by coordinating demand and supply to the point where the desired item arrives just in time for use.
Lust-In-Time Logistics The process of minimizing the times required to source, handle, produce, transport, and deliver products in order to meet customer requirements.
   
 
DISCLAIMER:   These terms and definitions have been gathered from many sources public and private. This list is designed to serve as a reference. No warranty for the accuracy is stated nor implied.

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Over 3600 Ocean Marine, Shipping, Chat & Insurance Terms and Abbreviations
To jump to a section, click the letter. (Opens in new browser window)
Some letters have several hundred entries and may take some time to download
TERM COLORS: Black = Transport - -  Blue = Insurance - - Green = Chat/Email

Chat - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

5 Steps + 2 Minutes = AllCovered --- Paperless -- No Monthly Reporting
-- Cargo - Bonds - BOL Liability/E&O - Warehouse - Business Insurance --

-- We have Logistics AllCovered --

These terms, abbreviations and descriptions have been gathered from many sources
online and in print. No warranty for their accuracy is stated nor implied.

 

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Monday, 08 June 2009 14:27:13 -0400

 

 

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