Glossary

Now what exactly was …? The world of logistics is full of technical terms, and new terms are constantly being added. Our glossary explains them all in a nutshell. If a term you are looking for is not listed here, please don't hesitate to contact us. We'll be happy to add your technical term to our list.



Entries beginning with «u»

ULD
Unit Load Device

Unit load devices are paletts and containers specially used for freight weight.

UPC
Universal Product Code

The Universal Product Code, introduced in the USA in 1973, is the barcode standard that is considered to be the parent of the EAN (European Article Number).