Logistics and transport glossary


European Agreement on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road.

Nov 2, 2019

The barcode can be defined as a symbology or an alphabet for encoding information in a format that can be automatically acquired by appropriate readers.

Delivered Ex Ship (DES) – Rendered ex ship
Nov 2, 2019

The seller shall bear all costs and risks relating to the carriage of the goods to the agreed port of destination.

Physical distribution

Nov 2, 2019

Organize and manage business and inter-company processes using information and communication technologies as enablers, drivers or transformation factors to achieve better performance.

Mar 6, 2020

First In First Out: the term is used to indicate the criterion of management of the goods in warehouse according to which the goods that enter first are also the first to exit.

Nov 2, 2019

Standards for international standardization to facilitate trade in goods and services.

MTO (Multimodal Transport Operator)
Nov 2, 2019

An MTO (Multimodal Transport Operator) is a logistics operator that offers multimodal services involving the use of different modes of transport and of which it assumes responsibility towards the customer for the organization, coordination and execution of transport.