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The process through which resources are obtained to meet determined requirements: methods include purchase, rent, lease, or borrow. 













	
	
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Daytime Running Lights - System that automatically turns on a vehicle's low beam headlights when the parking brake is released and the ignition is on. Acronym: DRL Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Joint CALS Management Office - The JCMO was established as a joint (multi) military organization comprised of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in order to implement common (joint) CALS solutions. The JCMO developed the DoD CALS Architecture released in June 1991. Acronym: JCMO Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

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Lessee - Company or individual which leases vehicles. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Lessor - Company which leases vehicles. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Single-Source Leasing - Service in which companies can lease drivers and trucks from the same source, rather than having to procure them from different companies. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Value-Added Network - A system where a network leases communication lines from a communications common carrier, enhances them by adding improvements such as error detection and/or faster response time, and then allows others to use this service on those lines for a fee. Acronym: VAN Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Source: RT Crowley "EDI Charting a Course to the Future" 1993

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