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Dangerous goods

Dangerous goods are all goods that pose a risk to humans, animals or the environment during transport. This applies above all to substances that can become hazardous as a result of uncontrolled mechanical or thermal effects (e.g. during a traffic accident). Again, these are mostly chemicals and products of the…

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DDP Delivered duty paid

DDP (Delivered Duty Paid) is a trade clause used in international trade to regulate the responsibility and cost of transportation and customs clearance of goods between seller and buyer. If the delivery is made according to the DDP clause, the Seller shall assume all obligations and costs associated with the…

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Declare (e.g. at customs )

The verb “to declare” refers to the act of stating, establishing, or declaring something. It is used in a variety of contexts, but generally means to officially declare or state something. In general, “declare” means to formally announce or state something. It can mean publicly announcing something, stating a certain…

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Diesel floater

A diesel floater refers to a fuel surcharge, that logistics companies charge their customers to compensate for rising diesel prices. This surcharge is variable and change according to the fluctuations of diesel prices. Fuel costs are one of the most important components of the freight price, along with vehicle and…

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Diesel price escalator clause

See also diesel floater, is a fuel surcharge based on the price of diesel and which logistics companies charge their customers to compensate for rising diesel prices but also falling diesel prices. This surcharge is variable and change according to the fluctuations of diesel prices.

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Dispatcher

Employee in the forwarding company responsible for the sale of freight to Carrier is responsible A dispatcher is a person or department in a company responsible for planning, coordinating, and organizing resources, such as personnel, vehicles, or materials. The term “dispatcher” is used in various industries, such as transportation, logistics…

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Distribution – Distribution

In business, distribution refers to the process of getting products or services from a manufacturer or supplier to distributors, retailers, or end users. This process includes the planning, transportation, storage and distribution channels used to pass the products to the end customer.

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