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Jettison: Disposing of items when the ship is in danger

Joint Rate: A cost over a path that needs two or more transporters to carry the shipment.

Just-in-time Logistics(or quick response): An inventory control system that controls the flow of material into assembly and fabrication plants by managing demand and supply to the point where required materials arrive just in time for use. A technique to reduce inventories that feeds production lines with just-in-time deliveries. Established by the automotive industry, it refers to smaller, more regular lots of shipping goods.