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Transportation and Logistics

Logistics refers to the act of coordinating and managing the transfer of goods from a source to a specific destination. Transportation is a vital part of logistics as it requires the use of trucks or ships in moving the goods.

Asked in Industries and Professions, Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics, Hotels and Lodging

Full form of kot in hotel industry?

KOT, Keep on Track. KOT, Kitchen Order Ticket (hotel industry)
Asked in Transportation and Logistics

How do I get from Oakland airport to fisherman's wharf?

A reliable online source says the estimated Fare & Tip is $74.05. Estimated using Oakland, CA taxi rates. The trip is 21.0 mi and will take 30 mins. This fare estimate includes a 15% tip, as is customary in this region. Approximate Breakdown Initial Fare$3.00Add. Metered Fare$58.89Airport Fee$2.50Tip (15%)$9.66Estimated Taxi Fare$74.05*Additional charges may apply. There is a bus shuttle from the Oakland airport to BART. Take Bart to the Embarcadero station. Exit the station and walk about a block towards the ferry building and catch the F-line...
Asked in Cows and Cattle, Agriculture, Transportation and Logistics, Farm Crops

How do you plant hay fields?

Planting hay is quite simple, all you need is a tractor and a seed planter. This is a machine that attaches to the Power take off (PTO) on the tractor and will evenly dispurse the seeds. Hay does not need the amount of tractor work other crops do, most hay feilds are natural grasses that are already growing (however, farmers do add in a variety of grasses), hay fields do not need to be sprayed or cutivated pre or post planting. ...
Asked in Transportation and Logistics, Paper Production

What is freight class 92.5 description?

Usually reserved for used electronics.
Asked in Transportation and Logistics

How much is the Ft mchenry tunnel toll?

LOL have been searching online all morning and can't find any site with the info. The MD Transportation site freezes on that link. "New Tolls are In Effect" is the only posted sign at the tunnel (along with the old $2 rate) and when you drive through with EZ pass it just says paid. So the new toll is a secret toll. ********************************** UPDATE - just got through online: Rate hike is just for MULTI AXLE vehicles. New toll rates for vehicles with three...
Asked in Postage and Shipping, Transportation and Logistics, FedEx

What does the fedEx stand for?

Acronym Definition - Feet Environmental Data Exchange - Federal Express
Asked in Postage and Shipping, Transportation and Logistics, United Parcel Service (UPS)

What is UPS freight ltl?

UPS Freight LTL is the former Overnite Transportation. UPS purchased Overnite in 2005. If you are looking for LTL solutions contact 1st Priority Services at 608-310-3110. Ask for Steve. ...
Asked in Paris, Transportation and Logistics

How do I get from Paris Est to Paris Montparnasse?

There is a direct line on the metro: Line 4, direction Porte d'Orléans, to Montparnasse-Bienvenue. ...
Asked in Transportation and Logistics

What does bonded cargo mean?

Bonded cargo is cargo for which duty has not been paid. It is still under customs control and has to be moved to a bonded .warehouse ...
Asked in Job Training and Career Qualifications, Cooking Techniques, Transportation and Logistics

What is the Difference between innovative and creative?

To create is to make something from nothing. To innovate is to progress what has already been created. ...
Asked in Salary and Pay Rates, Transportation and Logistics, Business Travel

What is per deim charges?

Per Diem means Per Day , it usually refers to what a company will pay to you as in food lodging or mileage for example if you are out of town on a business trip the company you work for may give you 50.00 dollars a day per Diem to help cover your expenses ...
Asked in Postage and Shipping, Transportation and Logistics

What is an inbound and outbound cargo?

Inbound cargo is freight that is shipped in from somewhere else. (inbound coming in) Outbound cargo is freight that is being shipped off to somewhere else. (outbound going out) ...
Asked in Airplanes and Aircraft, Transportation and Logistics

What aircraft have counter rotating propellers?

The POGO VTOL, the Tailsitter, the Convair XFY, and Lockheed XFV, to name a few. Ans 2 - All of those were experimental. -Popular working aircraft that used contra rotating props were the British Fairey Gannet, Westland Wyvern , Supermarine Seafire and Avro Shackleton. ...
Asked in Mexico, Transportation and Logistics

What is the major mode of transportation in Mexico?

Motor vehicles including cars, buses, trucks, SUVs, vans and motorcycles are the most common modes of inter-city transport. Air transportation is also common, but on a lesser degree. Railway transport is common for hauling heavy cargo loads. Intra-city transport includes all motor vehicles described above, as well as many modes of public transportation such as bus, light railway, subway (especially on larger cities) and trolleybus. Most import/export items are transported by rail, heavy truck or container ship. Some liquids such as natural gas and...
Asked in Tractors and Farm Equipment, Transportation and Logistics

How many pallets size 72x26x79 can fit in a 53 trailer?

I don't know if I'm reading this right, but, from how you put your dimensions, I gather the pallets are: 72 inches long 26 inches wide 79 inches high It sounds wrong, but I'm going to go with that notion. If those dimensions are correct, you'd be able to fit 24 pallets in the truck (eight pallets lengthwise by three pallets wide - you only have enough inside height for one pallet). A typical 53 foot trailer is 53 feet long by 102 inches...
Asked in Transportation and Logistics, Demographics, Importing and Exporting

Where to find world average TEU rates?

According to, the average is around 10,610 for the larger vessels ...
Asked in Transportation and Logistics

What is the freight class of a bicycle?

class 250 is for bicycles!
Asked in Transportation and Logistics

What is volume in shipping terms?

For domestic shipping we would normally refer to the volume as being a number of units of a product shipped and volume would not normally refer to cube, but in international logistics terms we might use the number of CBM (cubic meters) or TEUs (Twenty Foot Equivalent containers). International shipping is almost always performed in Metric Units - cbm & kgs. A TEU is 20 ft long by 108" wide * 112" high international shipping container. When products are loaded into an...
Asked in Transportation and Logistics, Importing and Exporting

Who should be the Shipper on a Bill of Lading?

The company that is PHYSICALLY shipping the freight (the company whose dock the freight is leaving). ...
Asked in Ford, Transportation and Logistics, Henry Ford

Where was ford founded?

Founded on June 16, 1903 in Dearborn, Michigan
Asked in Transportation and Logistics, Importing and Exporting

Why you use 3 original bills of lading?

BILL of lading 3 original meant for one is Reserve bank has to confirm that your shipment went thru proper channel second one is your bank authendicate that shipments get money to your a/c . third one is meant for clearing the documents to your buyers from their destination port ...