Терминологический словарь по логистике

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waiting time

The time one spends waiting for something to start. In production: queue time.

war risk

The risk of getting involved in warlike activities (civil war, kidnapping, or maritime attacks, etc.). Possible damage of cargo due to warlike activities is not covered by a general cargo insurance or a policy for marine perils but require an additional policy for war risks.


A structure or building for the storage and handling of merchandise and commodities.

Warsaw Convention

In aircargo: A convention held at Warsaw on 12 October 1929, which stipulated rules on international air carriage (Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air). The conventions were amended by the Hague Protocol in 1955.


A document prepared by the carrier of a shipment of goods that contains details of the shipment, route, and charges and evidences the transport contract.

weight charge

In aircargo: a weight-based price for the transport of cargo.


A structure built along the shore of navigable waters so that ships may receive and discharge cargo.

what-if analysis

See also simulation. The changing of variables in a system to obtain forecasts how the system will change and thus conclude which is the best strategy to be followed. It can be used to optimize manufacturing plans, materials management, etc.

wide body

A plane with two aisles separated by a row of seats.


An appendage of a deck resembling a wing in appearance which goes out past the stringers and which is used to lift goods with a crane attachment.


Goods or material which are taken from a warehouse.

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