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Supply Chain and Operations Management Glossary (U)

UCC (Uniform Commercial Code): a standard set of laws governing commercial transactions (bills of lading, letters of credit, bank deposits, collections, etc.) adopted by all states in the U.S. except Louisiana (it uses a variant of the Napoleonic code). UCC (Uniform Code Council): An industry group to promote multi-industry standards for product identification or bar codes. See http://www.uc-council.org ULD (Unit Load Device): A cargo carrying container of standard size, usually in the airfreight industry. These can be carried by most large aircraft, but not by smaller aircraft such as the B737 or the MD80. Ullage: Unfilled space at the top of a storage tank,…

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