Re: [Tagging] Truckage company

2014-10-21 Thread Jerry Clough - OSM
As Dudley said, Haulage contractor is standard British-English for firms (and individuals) who own and operate Heavy Goods Vehicles (over 3.5 t IIRC) to transport a whole range of loads. As others have said logistics is about the whole chain of processes rather than specifically individual

[Tagging] Truckage company

2014-10-09 Thread Andreas Labres
Hi! Any suggestion how to tag a transport company (a company forwarding goods, don't know how you call these guys from the Güterbeförderungsgewerbe like DPD etc. in English)? I mean these guys here (DPD depots in Austria): http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/5nc /al

Re: [Tagging] Truckage company

2014-10-09 Thread John Sturdy
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 7:25 AM, Andreas Labres l...@lab.at wrote: Any suggestion how to tag a transport company (a company forwarding goods, don't know how you call these guys from the Güterbeförderungsgewerbe like DPD etc. in English)? The companies often refer to their sector as

Re: [Tagging] Truckage company

2014-10-09 Thread Dudley Ibbett
Other possible descriptions would be: “haulage” for large loads. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haulage “courier” for smaller items. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courier Dudley From: John Sturdy Sent: ‎Thursday‎, ‎9‎ ‎October‎ ‎2014 ‎12‎:‎26 To: Tag discussion, strategy and related tools

Re: [Tagging] Truckage company

2014-10-09 Thread johnw
On Oct 9, 2014, at 9:18 PM, Dudley Ibbett dudleyibb...@hotmail.com wrote: Other possible descriptions would be: “haulage” for large loads. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haulage “courier” for smaller items. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courier Distribution logistics is the *planning* of

Re: [Tagging] Truckage company

2014-10-09 Thread johnw
Distribution logistics is the *planning* of moving goods from a factory to the customer - the post office isn't a logistics company. Fedex or UPS, wich will pick up, store, warehouse, and ship another company's goods as they request them to be shipped to the customer for them is a