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Glossary

Welcome to Delogue's Glossary! We built this easy-to-use reference tool to explain terms and concepts used in our website concerning the fashion industry, our platform and software technicalities. It will help demystify abbreviations and acronyms that are commonly used.

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Augmented Reality

AR in fashion is the technology used  to visualise products in real time.Read more

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Bill of Exchange

A binding agreement by one party to pay a fixed amount to another party on a predetermined date. Read more

BOM

Bill of Materials. A list of raw materials, sub-assemblies, intermediate assemblies, sub-componenents, parts and quantities needed for each item to manufacture an end product.Read more

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CAD

Cash against document. Payment term. The exporter instructs a bank to hand over shipping and title to the importer at payment.Read more

Cash Flow

The amount of money getting in and out of a business.Read more

CIF

Cost, Insurance & Freight. Delivery Term. The buyer has to cover freight, taxes, and insurance from a place of destination.Read more

Cloud computing

Cloud computing is the method of hosting a remote server on the internet to store, manage, and process data, instead of doing it on a local computer. Read more

CMT

Cut, Make, Trim. A manufacturing term indicating that manufacturers cut the fabric, make the clothes following the design, and trim them to finish the garment.Read more

COD

Cash against Delivery. Payment Term. The recipient pays for the good at the time of delivery.Read more

CSV File Import

A manual export to Excel from the custom report, which can be imported into ERP and PIM systems.Manual export of XML file from the ADMIN.Read more

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DDP

Delivery Duty Paid. Delivery term. The supplier pays for all freight costs, taxes and insurance.Read more

Digital Fabrics

A digital version of your fabric that can be used for your 3D designs.Read more

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ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning. Software to manage day-to-day business activities like accounting, HR, finance, supplu chain operations and project managementRead more

Ex Works

Delivery term. The buyer has to pay for all transportation, taxes, and insurance from the factory to arrival.Read more

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FOB

Free on Board. Delivery term. The buyer has to pay freight, taxes, and insurance from a named port.Read more

Freight Rate

The price to deliver cargo from one place to another, which depends on the form and weight of the load, the mode of transport, and the distance traveled.Read more

Full-Inbox Syndrome

Having to piece together parts of a conversation from different emails.Read more

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Greenwashing

The act of claiming that something is environmentally responsible when it is not.Read more

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L/C

Letter of Credit. Payment Term. The recipient pays for the good at the time of delivery.Read more

Landed Cost

Total charge to get a shipment to its destination. It includes cost of shopping, duties, taxes adn fees.Read more

Live streaming commerce

Live streaming commerce is described as part infomercial, part show. It’s like bringing the old-school TV shopping channels to the digital sphere, intertwining streaming video, social media and celebrities or influencers. Shoppers can browse products and make purchases without having to leave the broadcast.Read more

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MOQ

Minimum Order Quantity. The fewest number of units required to be purchased at one time.Read more

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NOS

New old stock is the term used to designate aged stock of merchandise that was never sold to a customer but remains new and in its original packaging.Read more

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PDM

Product Data Management. Software responsible for the management and publication of product data.Read more

PIM

Product Information Management. Software to store and manage product information, to create product catalogues and distribute product content to sales channels and e-commerce.Read more

PLM

Product Lifecycle Management. Software managing workflows and processes from design to manufacturing.Read more

POM

Points of Measure. The standards by which garments are measured.Read more

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Ready Made

A manufacturing term indicating that garments are produced from finished textiles products.Read more

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SaaS

Software As a ServiceRead more

Scheduled XML to FTP

Every night, or up to 12 times a day, an XML file is generated and sent to a selected FTP server.Read more

Single source of truth

An SSOT is the name given to a place where a brand can store all its product data from the start of a product's lifecycle.Read more

SKU

Stock Keeping Unit. A scannable bar code that identifies stock in the inventory.Read more

Surcharges

Charges applied by suppliers when the Minimum Order Quantity is not met.Read more

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T/T payment

Payment Term. An electronic means of transferring funds.Read more

Try-on technology

A virtual technology enabling customers to try on products using camera equipped devices such as mobile phones.Read more

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Webservice API

Transfer data directly from Delogue to ERP and PIM by clicking on the “PUSH STYLE DATA” button. Through the API, the data is constantly updated during the day, complete with timestamps.Read more

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XML File Import

A manual export to Excel from the custom report, which can be imported into ERP and PIM systems. Manual export of XML file from the ADMIN.Read more

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