Glossary

The OAS ABC

Term
Business SegmentExplanation/Definition
Above-ground scales
Weighing technology – truck scales

A set of above-ground scales is a particular construction type of scales where the weighing bridge is above the construction ground.

Accounts payable accounting
IT solutions

see Financial accounting

Accounts receivable accounting
IT solutions

see Financial accounting

ADR-Card
Yard management

The ADR-Card (a hazmat endorsement permitting transportation of hazardous goods) is required by a driver who wants to load and transport hazardous goods.

ANA system
Plant engineering

The ANA system (an attention key with confirmation of an emergency stop) is a safety device for a controlled discharge of transport tanks (road tankers, tank containers, rail tank cars). It is always used when water-hazardous substances are transferred through hoses from a tank vehicle into storage tanks.

Armoured concrete foundation
Weighing technology – truck scales

Armoured concrete beams are cast in excavated pits featuring formwork to build the scales foundation.

Assets accounting
IT solutions

This is part of the financial accounting and manages assets or economic/capital goods.

AutoCAD
Plant engineering

AutoCAD (CAD means Computer-Aided Drafting) is a drawing programme by AutoDesk and a synonym for computer-aided design. It serves the preparation of technical drawings and 3D objects.

Automation
Production control

Automation connects mechanical engineering with electrical engineering aiming at automating processes, i.e. the processes are designed so as to run without the need of human intervention.

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