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shipping

1. movement of any livestock to packing plant or feedlot; usually refers to long distance transport by rail.
2. slang phrase for sale to market or packing plant for immediate slaughter. The choice for the outcome in a damaged animal may be to treat or ship.

shipping fever
see bovine respiratory disease; equine influenza.
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Third, the software provides a packaging module that allows a Pak Mail store operator to accurately calculate the ultimate shipping weight, size, recommended packaging materials and labor required to ship the package.
Total shipping weight in case, with tripod, is about 100 pounds.
Mayflower has tracked shipping weights since 1994, and the study is based on data as reported to the American Moving and Storage Association.
Contains NSNs, descriptions and intended uses, shipping weights and sizes.
In countries where coffee is bought shipping weights, independent terminals should weigh coffee, which means: A bag should have 60 or 70 kg at an agreed moisture, or else shipper should be debited/credited accordingly.
Since 2009, iGlobal Stores has been enhancing eCommerce websites by interpreting a site's item level information, deriving improved data points on anything from item restrictions to order box sizes to shipping weights all the way to total costs to the consumer and, finally, giving qualified directions to both the merchant and consumer, creating an environment of increased conversion.
Maximum shipping weights are achieved in export containers and over-the-road vans.
Hunter is looking to SYSPRO to provide real-time integration between the company's manufacturing and distribution operations, particularly, to the software's ability to accurately cost all orders, including shipping weights and totals.
The study used conversion factors provided by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol to calculate the carbon dioxide emissions produced via various shipping weights and distances.