Systematic approach applied to simultaneous management of equipment and related logistics support, in order to provide the customer with a desired level of goods available.
As opposed to coastal water operations, intercoastal refers to water transport carried out between coasts (e.g. between Pacific and Atlantic coasts).
Cooperative formed by 19 European railways, for the management of international rail container traffic in Europe.
Receipt given by a carrier pending execution of an Air Waybill.
Cooperation between two or more airlines for the carriage over particular routes.
Carriage over the routes of two or more parties of an interline agreement.
Carrier with whom another carrier has an interline agreement.
Movement of goods (containers) in one and the same loading unit or vehicle which successively uses several modes of transport without handling the goods themselves in changing modes. Combined Transport
Abbreviation: IATA. International organization of airlines, founded in 1945, with the aim of promoting commercial air traffic. It encourages cooperation between parties concerned and ensures that these interested parties follow certain rules, procedures and tariffs, regarding both cargo and passengers.
Abbreviation: IACS. Organization in which the major classification societies, among others American Bureau of Shipping, Lloyd's Register of Shipping and Germanischer Lloyd, are joined. Its principal aim is the improvement of standards concerning safety at sea.