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			Air Ride Suspension - 




Suspension which supports the load on air-filled rubber bags rather than steel springs. Compressed air is supplied by the same engine-driven air compressor and reservoir tanks which provide air to the air brake system. 









 Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)





	
	
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Cargo Weight - Combined weight of all loads, gear and supplies on a vehicle. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Common Carrier Legislation - Requires energy transmission systems to carry energy between any third party supplier and the consumer at a reasonable tariff. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Durables - Merchandise, commodities, or supplies for sale to consumers.

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Goods - Products, merchandise, commodities, supplies, raw materials, property, stock, inventory, liquids, chemicals, wares, perishables; items of commerce; dry goods, capital goods, consumer goods, perishable goods, canned goods, liquid goods.

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Inventory - Supplies, wares, goods, durables, or materials on hand or in stock.

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ISO 9000 - ISO 9000 is a series of international standards that provides quality management guidance and identifies quality system elements that are necessary for quality assurance. In other words, the ISO 9000 series standards have two main roles: to provide guidance for suppliers of all types of products that wish to implement Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Just-in-Time (1) - Manufacturing system which depends on frequent, small deliveries of parts and supplies to keep on-site inventory to a minimum. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Just-In-Time Inventory - A method of controlling and reducing direct and work-in-process inventory by having suppliers deliver material "just in time" to manufacturing. [ed. May also be applied to other areas such as "just in time training" offered by IETMs] Acronym: JIT Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Lead Time (1) - A span of time required to perform an activity. In a production and inventory control context, the activity is normally the procurement of materials or product from either an outside supplier or a company's own manufacturing facility. The individual components of any given lead time can include some or all Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993

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Montant Forfaitaire - The amount by which the levy on imports from one Member State to another was reduced to give EC producers and suppliers an advantage over those from outside the EC. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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START-UP - Supplies for Technological Advanced Requirements Through Users Protocols, a STATEL. A CADDIA programme on the interchange of electronic data between Eurostat and the national statistical offices. Acronym: START-UP Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Supplies - Goods and materials stored for future use.

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