Logistics Glossary

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Fair Return A profit level that enables a carrier to realize a rate of return on investment or property value that the regulatory agencies deem acceptable for that level of risk. Detay
Fair Value The value of the carrier's property; the calculation basis has included original cost minus depreciation, replacement cost, and market value. Detay
Feeder A grain container or reservoir constructed around the hatchway between two decks of a ship which when filled with grain automatically feeds or fills in the vacant areas in the lower holds. Detay
Feeder Service Cargo to/from regional ports are transferred to/from a central hub port for a long-haul ocean voyage. Detay
Feeder Vessel A short-sea vessel which transfers cargo between a central hub port and smaller "spoke" ports. Detay
Field Warehouse A warehouse that stores goods on the goods' owner's property while the goods are under a bona fide public warehouse manager's custody. The owner uses the public warehouse receipts as collateral for a loan. Detay
Fill Rate The percentage of order items that the picking operation actually found. Detay
Fixed Costs Costs that do not fluctuate with the business volume in the short run. Detay
Fixed Quantity Inventory Model A setup wherein a company orders the same(fixed) quantity each time it places an order for an item. Detay
Flexible-Path Equipment Materials handling devices that include hand trucks and forklifts. Detay
Flow Rack A storage method where product is presented to picking operations at one end of a rack and replenished from the opposite end. Detay
For-Hire Carrier A carrier that provides transportation service to the public on a fee basis. Detay
Forklift Truck A machine-powered device used to raise and lower freight and to move freight to different warehouse locations. Detay
Free Time The period of time allowed for the removal or accumulation of cargo before charges become applicable. Detay
Free Trade Zone A port designated by the government of a country for duty-free entry of any non-prohibited goods. Merchandise may be stored, displayed, used for manufacturing, etc., within the zone and re-exported without duties. Detay
Freight Goods being transported from one place to another. Detay
Freight Bill The carriers invoice for payment of transport services rendered. Detay
Freight Charge The rate established for transporting freight. Detay
Freight Collect The freight and charges to be paid by the consignee. Detay
Freight Forwarder An enterprise that provides services to facilitate the transport of shipments. Services can include documentation preparation, space and equipment reservation, warehousing, consolidation, delivery, clearance, banking and insurance services, and agency ser Detay
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