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lumper

[′ləm·pər]
(systematics)
A taxonomist who tends to recognize large taxa.
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Its payment platform is designed specifically for Carriers, Shippers and 3PL to send and receive instant lumper fee payments through the MyLumper electronic system.
A lumper defines both the unsafe conditions and unsafe behaviors as a near miss with the understanding that any event, however small, can contribute to the development of a knowledge base of what exactly is going on at the work site; working conditions meet big data.
In fact, in December 2004, The Trucker's Report published an article warning that the practice of using lumpers made the distribution chain exceedingly vulnerable to a terrorist attack on the nation's food supply.
Younger mineralogists tend to be splitters and older ones tend to be lumpers.
Gonzalez suggests training clerks, office staff, and even lumpers on critical jobs such as order picking before a peak demand period.
And, by the way, God help the Premier League if that load of long-ball lumpers come up).
Even when discussing discrete aspects of tort law, most modern scholars are lumpers in applying broad theoretical frameworks to fit those aspects.
Lumpers bask in broad generalizations about prevalent adversities besetting Homo sapiens to the counterintuitive extent of missing the trees for the forest.
Still, empires are built and sustained by lumpers, not splitters, so Wilson's emphasis on difference, uncertainty, identity crisis, and discontinuity can only go so far in explaining how larger political and cultural units could appear coherent, much less command loyalty or compel obedience.
Economic historians of medieval and early modern Europe can be divided into lumpers and splitters.
And no doubt specialists who work on particular episodes or areas of the British Empire will find others, but that is always a risk inherent when authors choose to be lumpers rather than splitters.