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The transport lexicon

Lexicon entries

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  • BAG

    Is the Federal Office for Goods Transport. Among other things it is responsible for road traffic law and security, toll fees, driving crew as well as market observation. Find further information at [...]

  • Batch consignments

    This is when several forwarders will collect and bundle their cargo items with the same carrier who forwards the cargo to the same [...]

  • BGL e.V.

    BGL is the German Haulage, Logistics and Waste Disposal Federation. It represents the interests of thousands of companies related to road transport, logistics, freight forwarding business, [...]

  • Box (vehicle bodytype)

    box-shape exterior, i.e. completely closed and roofed trailer [...]

  • Box trailer

    A completely closed trailer design with loading through back doors. A secure option for valuable [...]

  • Bulk goods

    This refers to bulky goods, i.e. lumpy or granular, including cereals, coal, ore, gravel, sand or [...]

  • Bulk materials transport

    Bulk materials are chunky or grainy materials. They are transported by special means of transport such as for example silo vehicles or semi-trailers with walking floors or as bagged goods in big [...]

  • Bulky goods

    Refers to high-volume or large consignments or goods which cannot be stacked but are [...]

  • BVL

    The Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) e.V. (the German Logistics Association) is Germany’s largest logistics association. Founded in 1978, the BVL now has a total of 7500 management level members [...]

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