short shipment

short shipment

[′shȯrt ′ship·mənt]
(engineering)
Freight listed or manifested but not received.
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The new DAO will only apply to disputes relating to export trade transactions involving exportable goods and services from the Philippines, including but not limited to (1) nonpayment of delivery; (2) nondelivery of paid order; (3) canceled letter of credit order; (4) short shipment; (5) noncompliance to quality specification; (6) unjustified nonperformance of contractual obligations.
While giving the concession under the refinance scheme SBP has also reduced the penalty for non-shipment or short shipment from Rs.110 per thousand to 28 paisas per thousand per day.
Escarez told reporters that the food agency decided to impose penalty for short shipment, citing 'abuse' by some suppliers.
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Furthermore, Escarez said they are also looking into the concerns of Thailand over the new stricter sanitary and phytosanitary measure under the TOR, as well as the penalties imposed on short shipment.
This constant push, pull, and cancellation of orders leads to a bull-whip effect on suppliers that results in short shipments, late shipments and stock outs.
These statements get some credibility if one looks at short shipments and procurement from specific suppliers.
"In the last quarter of 2010 as well as in 2011 it appears, however, that raw materials will remain a concern, resulting in further issues with extended lead times, short shipments and severe shortages, thus driving costs up further."
In the last quarter of 2010 as well as in 2011, it appears however that raw materials will remain a concern, resulting in further issues with extended lead times, short shipments and severe shortages, thus driving costs up further.
Can we streamline the receiving process so that stranded inventory and the short shipments it causes goes away?
Simple case of exceptions could be late shipments, short shipments, supplier missed printing labels, increased customer demand, or production schedules are not completed on time.
Using the new application, for instance, suppliers will be able to identify short shipments as soon as cartons arrive at a DC and track how long product remains in the warehouse before it's shipped to a store.