Queue Discipline

Queue Discipline

The rules a company or other organization follows to process orders, inventory, or other things that it receives. For example, a queue discipline may handle things as they are received or may categorize them by importance. See also: LIFO, FIFO.
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Trailers were placed in line at the gin with a first-come-first-serve queue discipline.
This causes interruptions for the receptionists and a slight violation of queue discipline as they instruct people to get numbers.
Canadians are more irritated by poor queue discipline than their American counterparts with 29 percent reporting that they are most annoyed by people who crowd the boarding line, compared with only 20 percent of U.