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shipping time

The time elapsing between the shipment of materiel by the supplying activity and receipt of materiel by the requiring activity. See also order and shipping time.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime members.
As a result, the Company's manufacturing floor has been able to accelerate and expand production of Blade Smart Glasses, as evidenced by the recent decrease in shipping time from 3-4 weeks to "in stock" as indicated of the Company's website.
ODFL added that its service centers are "strategically placed and built with best-in-class technology and reduce shipping time, increase daily volume, and enhance delivery flexibility." It also noted that ODFL's real estate team selects locations to anticipate future growth and heightened customer demand.
'Kinds of sensors are being used to monitor the essential production state; shipping time and most importantly temperature,' she said.
E-commerce platform Avechi based in Kenya has slashed delivery shipping time to a record 3-4 hours in a bid to encourage more Kenyans to use online shopping.
Ahmed Elsewedy, CEO of the group, said that the three centres will be used to store Egyptian goods exported by his group, as well as other Egyptian companies that want to export to the African market to reduce the shipping time needed to reach African countries.
LyondellBasell CEO, Bob Patel, said, 'With China's automobile market poised for significant growth over the next several years this facility allows us to better serve our customers, reduce shipping time and logistics costs while delivering a strong return for our shareholders.
The route is expected to cut drastically the shipping time and cost of sending goods from and to the three areas in the two countries, officials said.
The retailer said it will reduce free shipping time to two days on 2 million of its most popular items, including essentials like diapers and pet food as well as hot toys and electronics.
Crow has warehouses located in Nevada, Iowa and North Carolina and company officials report this development will help reduce shipping time and expense for wholesalers.
Closure of the canal and SUMED would force diverting tankers around the Cape of Good Hope, adding 2,700 miles to ship oil from Saudi Arabia to the US, increasing costs and shipping time. Shipping around Africa would add 15 days of transit to Europe and 8-10 days to the US.
Centralized supply of BI products from Lyon will improve the service to Mesa's European customers by increasing product availability and reducing shipping time.