Zone Picking, Zone of rate freedom, Zone Skipping, Zone of rate flexibility

 

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Zone of rate flexibility
Railroads are permitted to raise rates by a percentage increase in the railroad cost index determined by the ICC; rates may be raised by 6% per year through 1984 and 4% thereafter

Zone of rate freedom
Motor carriers are permitted to raise or lower rates by 10% in one year without ICC interference; if the rate change is within the zone of freedom, the rate is presumed to be reasonable

Zone of reasonableness
A zone or limit within which air carriers are permitted to change rates without regulatory scrutiny; if the rate change is within the zone, the new rate is presumed to be reasonable

Zone Picking
A method of subdividing a picking list by areas within a storeroom for more efficient and rapid order picking. A zone-picked order must be grouped to a single location and the separate pieces combined before delivery or must be delivered to different locations, such a work centers. Also see: Batch Picking

Zone price
The constant price of a product at all geographic locations within the zone

Zone Skipping
For shipments via the US Postal Service, depositing mail at a facility one or more zones closer to the destination. This option would benefit customers operating in close proximity to a zone border or shipping sufficient volumes to offset additional transportation costs



 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

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