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Over 3600 Ocean Marine, Shipping, Chat & Insurance Terms and Abbreviations
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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

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TERM DEFINITION
QC Quality Control
QT Cutie
Qualifier A data element whose value shall be expressed as a code that gives specific meaning to the function of another data element or a segment.
Quality Assurance All those planned and systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that a product or service will satisfy given requirements for quality.
Quality Control The management function that attempts to ensure that the goods or services in a firm manufacturers or purchases meet the product or service specifications.
Quantity Charge The unit rate which is lower than the normal rate and applies to shipments meeting specific weight requirements (aircargo).
Quantity Discount A proportional reduction of a rate based on quantity (aircargo).
Quarantine A restraint placed on an operation to protect the public against a health hazard. A ship may be quarantined so that it cannot leave a protected point. During the quarantine period, the Q flag is hoisted.
Quay That part of a wharf which is intended for the mooring of vessels.
Queue A stored arrangement of computer data, programs or messages, waiting to be processed in the order in which they were submitted.
Quick Response A method of maximizing the efficiency of the supply chain by reducing inventory investment.
Quoin A wedge-shaped piece of timber used to secure barrels against movement.
Quota The quantity of goods that may be imported without restriction during a set period of time.
Quotation An offer to sell goods at a stated price and under stated terms.
Quotation Expiration Date The date as from which a quotation price is no longer valid.
Quay A structure attached to land to which a vessel is moored.  See also Pier and Dock.
   
 
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.

HOME

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.

 

Last Updated:
Monday, 08 June 2009 14:32:32 -0400

 

 

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