A text amending the provisions of the Warsaw Convention now in force
in most countries with the significant exception of the United States.
An International Convention that established the basic duties of
shipper and carrier for goods covered by a bill of lading. When
incorporating amendments agreed on at Visby in 1968, these Rules are
called the Hague Visby Rules.
An international convention that substantially changes the rules
establishing the basic duties of shipper and carrier of goods.
That portion of a communications protocol necessary to maintain the
connection during periods of inactivity.
Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, home centers and retail
chains of hardware and housewares products - see definition of EAGLE.
The portion of the message that precedes the actual body and trailer
of the business transaction.
A party who has in its possession or under its control a document or
key that gives control over goods.
A large company very active in EDI, which strongly encourages business
partners to use EDI. Also called "sponsor."