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The transport lexicon

Lexicon entries

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  • Dangerous goods / hazardous materials

    Goods which are dangerous to transport. This includes, for example, radioactive, explosive, highly inflammable, toxic and corrosive [...]

  • Debt collection (Inkasso):

    From the Italian meaning ‘collection, recovery’, Inkasso is a financial term often used in German documents. Used to refer to the collection of outstanding financial receivables, in particular [...]

  • Delivery note

    With a delivery note the transport company announces the approximate arrival time of the vehicle, the number of articles enclosed as well as the weight and/or volume of the goods to the recipient in [...]

  • Diesel floater

    Diesel floaters serve to counter the fluctuating diesel prices. It is an individual agreement between the transport service provider and the [...]

  • Distribution

    (from the Latin: distributio = distribution) Designates all processes which run in the sales channel between producer and seller right up to the end [...]

  • Domestic transport

    Domestic transport describes the national traffic. It does not go beyond borders and only operates within one [...]

  • DSLV e.V.

    Is the German Association of Freight Forwarders and Logistics. It was founded in 2003 when Bundesverband Spedition und Logistik (BSL) and Vereinigung Deutscher Kraftwagenspediteure (VKS) merged. To [...]

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