1. The mutual, reciprocal, or cooperative
interchange of sales or favors by businesses,
illegal under the Sherman Antitrust Act.
2. When jurisdictions agree to give full
recognition to a license or credential
conferred by another jurisdiction.
CANADIAN An authorized
officer’s signature (within a department).
1. A privilege extended to shippers allowing
goods to be forwarded to a point other than
the original destination without removal from
the carrier and at the through rate from initial
point to that of final delivery.
2. A change, as in consignee, destination, or
route, in the original billing of goods in transit.
Records Retention Schedule
established timetable for maintenance and
destruction of purchasing records, based on
administrative, historical, and legal
Material, good, or product that
contains recyclable items that are used in
manufacturing a new product.
Recycled Material Content
The portion of a
product made with recycled materials
consisting of pre-consumer materials (waste),
post-consumer materials (waste), or both.
The transfer of control, utilization,
or location of material among organizations or
Inspection under a sampling
plan using the same quality levels for normal
inspection but requiring a smaller sample.
A component of due diligence to
determine the capability and capacity of
performing contractual requirements,
whereby previous customers are contacted
concerning the potential contractor's skills,
qualifications, and capabilities.
A presumably ideal group to
which buyers compare and judge themselves
and their behavior, use as a standard, or seek