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English translation: "Örtliche Lieferanten",

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05:49 Mar 8, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: community trade suppliers
as opposed to "suppliers" in the social report of the body shop. The community trade suppliers appear as the stakeholder.

Please give a translation as well as an explanation. Thanks!
Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
Germany
Local time: 19:32
English translation:"Örtliche Lieferanten",
Explanation:
Body shop are displaying their social commitment here by referring to local suppliers ie. they try to buy more exotic igredients such as coconut oil and cocoa-butter from small farmersand supplers in the producing countries rather than relying on international dealers. The theory is that traders should be active in the local supplier-community and povide jobs and financing directly back to producers. This is well explained on the Bodyshop website.
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Andrew Morgan
Local time: 19:32
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na"Örtliche Lieferanten",Andrew Morgan
naCommon Air Interface
Andrea Nemeth-Newhauser


  

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Common Air Interface


Explanation:
Google has a cached site where this term occurs:

http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:www.t-mobil.de/d/shared...

Luftschnittstelle

engl. Common Air Interface (CAI)

Gesamtheit physikalischer und protokollgebundener Festlegungen für den Datenaustausch funktechnischer Endeinrichtungen. Zu den reglementierten Größen der Luftschnittstelle zählen unter anderem das Modulations- und Zugriffsverfahren, die durch Frequenzen beschriebenen Übertragungslagen, Bandbreiten und Kabelabstände sowie das Protokoll der Übertragungssicherung.




    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:www.t-mobil.de/d/shared...
Andrea Nemeth-Newhauser
Local time: 11:32
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian
PRO pts in pair: 53
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11 days
"Örtliche Lieferanten",


Explanation:
Body shop are displaying their social commitment here by referring to local suppliers ie. they try to buy more exotic igredients such as coconut oil and cocoa-butter from small farmersand supplers in the producing countries rather than relying on international dealers. The theory is that traders should be active in the local supplier-community and povide jobs and financing directly back to producers. This is well explained on the Bodyshop website.


    Reference: http://www.bodyshop.co.uk/interactivist/trade/index.html
Andrew Morgan
Local time: 19:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 90
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