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P - Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain Acronyms & Abbreviations Reference Guide.

P

PACT
Pre-Load Air Cargo Targeting
PAPS
Pre-Arrival Processing System
PARS
Pre-Arrival Review System (Canada)
PCS
Port Community Systems (EU)
PEP
Politically Exposed Persons
PGA
Participating Government Agency
PHAC
Public Health Agency of Canada
PLACI
Preloading Advance Cargo Information
PN
Prior Notice
PO
Purchase Order
POD
Proof of Delivery The copy of the freight bill signed by receiver at time of delivery.
POE
Port of Entry
POM
Purchase Order Management
POP
Point of Purchase
POS
Point of Sale
PPD
Prepaid
PRECISE
Preloading consignment information for secure entry
PST
Provincial Sales Tax (Canada)
PRO
Progressive Rotating Order A number issued to each shipment of freight by the carrier and used for computer tracking of the shipment to its destination.
Pay Agent
Pay Agent A person or business authorized on the behalf of the shipper as someone to whom payment can be made.
P&D
Pick-up and Delivery Pick-up and delivery of shipments.
Prepaid
Prepaid An indication on a Bill Of Lading to instruct the Carrier to bill the Shipper for the shipping charges.

Complete list of logistics and supply chain management acronyms used by freight carriers, truckers, brokers, warehouses and other transportation professionals starting with P.