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			Enterprise Resource Planning - 




ERP represents the next generation of manufacturing resource planning (MRP II) software. ERP's usefulness and power lies beyond the present function boundaries of MRP II. Beyond the standard functionality that is offered, other features are included, e.g., quality process operations management, and regulatory reporting. In addition the base technology used                              




 Acronym: ERP





 Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993





	
	
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Escape Ramp - Emergency area adjacent to a steep downgrade that a heavy truck can steer into after losing braking power. Usually two or three lanes wide and several hundred feet long, the ramp is a soft, gravel-filled pathway which absorbs the truck's forward momentum, bringing it to a safe stop. Depending on Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Grade - Steepness of a grade, expressed as a percentage. Example: A vehicle climbing a 5% grade rises 5 feet for every 100 feet of forward travel. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Gradeability - Vehicle's ability to climb a grade at a given speed. Example: A truck with a gradeability of 5% at 60 mph can maintain 60 mph on a grade with a rise of 5%. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Manpower and Personnel - The identification of military and civilian personnel requirements with the skill and grades needed to operate and support a weapon system and equipment over its lifetime during peacetime and wartime scenarios. Reference: Air Force Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Acquisition and Logistics

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Runaway Truck Ramp - Emergency area adjacent to a steep downgrade that a heavy truck can steer into after losing braking power. Usually two or three lanes wide and several hundred feet long, the ramp is a soft, gravel-filled pathway which absorbs the truck's forward momentum, bringing it to a safe stop. Depending on Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Speedability - Top speed a vehicle can attain as determined by engine power, engine governed speed, gross weight, driveline efficiency, air resistance, grade and load. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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