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12:46 Mar 29, 2007
English to Japanese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
English term or phrase:line hauls
The continual and accelerated change of needs and preferences on the part of consumers together with more rigorous standards leads to an increase in the complexity of the transportation function and the supply chain as a whole. For example, the JIT practices suppose decreased inventories, more shipments and smaller ***line hauls***. In addition, smaller and more frequents deliveries, quicker responses are required.