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Multimodal transport document

A document issued or signed by a carrier indicating carriage by more than one means of transportation. For example, a multimodal transport document for a door-to-port shipment with main carriage by vessel might indicate pickup at the place where the…

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Multimodal transport operator (MTO)

A carrier who concludes multimodal transport contracts; i.e., contract involving transport by more than one mode of carriage, and for which MTO accepts liability as a carrier.

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Multinational corporation (MNC)

A large commercial organization with affiliates operating companies in a number of different countries. A typically one normally functions with a headquarters that is based in one country, while other facilities are based in locations in other countries. In some…

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Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs)

Mutual Recognition Agreements are negotiated on a sectoral basis (such as processed foods, telecommunications. medical devices, chemicals, etc.) ) and allow countries to accept each other´s final test results, although quality assurances may be required. Under MRAs the entire testing…

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