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A-Z Dictionary of Export, Trade and Shipping Terms

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Jetsam
Goods thrown or lost.
Jettison
The act of intentionally throwing cargo overboard e.g. with the objective of lightening avessel, which has run aground, such for the common good of all interests: vessel, crew andremaining cargo
See GA
Jetty
A mole or breakwater, running out into the sea to protect harbours or coasts. It is sometimesused as a landing-pier.
Jib
  1. Projecting arm of a crane.
  2. Attachment connected to the top of a crane boom.
Job
That work which is undertaken to meet a customer or production order and, for productioncontrol purposes, has a unique identification.
Joint Venture
A commercial or industrial enterprise in which principals of one company share control and ownership with principals of another.
Journey
A voyage from one place, port or country to another one, in case of a round trip, to the sameone.
Jurisprudence
Juridical decisions used for explanation and meaning of law.
Just In Time
Abbreviation: JIT
The movement of material/goods at the necessary place at the necessary time.

The implication is that each operation is closely synchronised with the subsequent ones tomake that possible.

A method of inventory control that brings stock into the production process, warehouse or tothe customer just in time to be used, thus reducing stock piling.

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