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A-Z Dictionary of Export, Trade and Shipping Terms

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Qualifier
A data element whose value shall be expressed as a code that gives specific meaning to thefunction of another data element or a segment.
Quality (ISO8402)
The totality of features and characteristics of a product or service that bear on its ability tosatisfy stated or implied needs.

Note: The ISO9000 standards on quality management and quality assurance consists of 4standards: 9000 guidelines for selection and use, 9001 model for quality assurance indesign/development 9002 model for quality assurance in production and installation, 9003model for quality assurance in final inspection and test, and 9004 guidelines for qualitymanagement and quality system elements, part 2 are guidelines for services.

Quality Assurance (ISO8402)
All those planned and systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that aproduct or service will satisfy given requirements for quality.
Quality Control (ISO8402)
The operational techniques and activities that are used to fulfil requirements for quality.
Quantity Charge
The unit rate which is lower than the normal rate and applies to shipments meeting specificweight requirements (air cargo).
Quantity Discount
A proportional reduction of a rate based on quantity (air cargo).
Quarantine
The period during which an arriving vessel, including its equipment, cargo, crew orpassengers, suspected to carry or carrying a contagious disease is detained in strict isolationto prevent the spread of such a disease.
Quay
That part of a wharf which is intended for the mooring of vessels.
Queue
A stored arrangement of computer data, programs or messages, waiting to be processed inthe order in which they were submitted.
Quoin
Timber wedge used to secure drums against movement.
Quota
The total quantity of a product or commodity which may be imported into a country without restriction or the penalty of additional duties or taxes.
Quotation
An offer to sell goods at a stated price and under stated terms.
Quotas
A system of controlling imports, exports or production by specifying a certain limitation.
Quotation
Amount stated as the price according to tariff for certain services to be provided or issued toa customer with specification on conditions for carriage.
Quotation Expiration Date
The date as from which a quotation price is no longer valid.
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