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A
ABEX - ABEX
Acceptance Testing - AT
ACE - ACE
Acquisition Manager - AM
AEMI - AEMI
African, Caribbean and Pacific States - ACP
AGINFO - AGINFO
AGRIS - AGRIS
AIM - AIM
Air Force - AF
Aircraft - A/C, ACFT
ALAMOS - ALAMOS
All Terrain Vehicle - ATV
Alternative Fueled Vehicle - AFV
American National Standards Institute (1) - ANSI
American Standard Code for Information Interchange - ASCII
AMIS - AMIS
AMPES - AMPES
ANNIE - ANNIE
Antilock Braking System - ABS
Application Protocol - AP
APRYCLEE - APRYCLEE
AQUARIUS - AQUARIUS
ARCADE - ARCADE
ARCOME - ARCOME
ASOR - ASOR
ASSET - ASSET
ASSIST - ASSIST
ATOMS - ATOMS
Automated Vehicle Location - AVL
Automatic Equipment Identifier - AEI
Automatic Traction Control - ATC
Automatic Vehicle Identification - AVI
AVICENNA - AVICENNA
AVIS - AVIS

B
Basic Research in Industrial Technologies in Europe - BRITE
Bill of Lading - BL, B/L
Bill of Lading (1) - B/L
Biomolecular Engineering Programme - BEP
Biotechnology Action Programme - BAP
BISE - BISE
Brake Horsepower - BHP, bhp
BRIDGE - BRIDGE
BRITE - BRITE
BRITE-EURAM - BRITE-EURAM
Bulletin Board Service - BBS
Bumper-to-Back-Cab - BBC
Business Cooperation Centre - BCC
Business Process Re-engineering - BPR

C
Cab-Over-Engine - COE
Cab-to-End - CE, CF, LP
Cab-to-Frame - CF, CE, LP
Cabover - COE
CACTI - CACTI
CADDIA - CADDIA
CALS Test Network - CTN
CARGOES - CARGOES
Carload - CL
CASSIOPE - CASSIOPE
CB Radio - CB
CELAD - CELAD
Center of Gravity (1) - CG
CERACS - CERACS
CHIEF - CHIEF
CHRISTINE - CHRISTINE
CIM - CIM
CIRD - CIRD
Citizen's Band Radio - CB
CODEST - CODEST
COM Programme - COM Programme
Combined Nomenclature - CN
COMEDI - COMEDI
COMETT - COMETT
COMEXT - COMEXT
Commercial Driver's License (1) - CDL
Commercial off the Shelf - COTS
Common Agricultural Policy - CAP
Common External Tariff - CET
Communication - COM port
Communication Protocol - CP
Community Programme for Education and Training in Technology - COMETT
Compact Disc Read-Only Memory - CD-ROM
COMPEX - COMPEX
Component Testing - CT
Computer Disk ROM Drives - CD
Computer Graphics Metafile - CGM
Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistic Support - CALS
Computer-Aided Design (1) - CAD
Computer-Aided Engineering - CAE
Computer-Aided Manufacturing (1) - CAM
Computer-Aided Software Engineering - CASE
Computer-Based Training - CBT
Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (1) - CIM
Concurrent Engineering - CE
Configuration Management (1) - CM
Conformance Testing - CT
Consultative Committee for International Telephone and Telegraphy - CCITT
Consumers' Consultative Committee - CCC
Container Load - CL
Container On Flat Car - COFC
Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support - CALS
Contractor Integrated Technical Information Service - CITIS
Cooperation in Automation of Data and Documentation for Imports/Exports and Agriculture - CADDIA
CORINE - CORINE
Corporate Information Management - CIM
CRAFT (1) - CRAFT
CUBE (1) - CUBE
Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight - CHIEF

D
DAB - DAB
Data Base - DB
Data Base Management - DBM
Data Base Management System - DBMS
Data Dictionary - DD
Data Item Description - DID
Database - DB
Database Management System (1) - DBMS
Daytime Running Lights - DRL
DELTA - DELTA
Depot Maintenance - DM
DIANE - DIANE
DIME - DIME
DIMPE - DIMPE
Document Type Definition - DTD
Domain Name System - DNS
DOSES - DOSES
DRIVE - DRIVE

E
EAST - EAST
EBTI - EBTI
ECDIN - ECDIN
ECLAIR - ECLAIR
Eco-Management and Audit Scheme - EMAS
Economic and Social Committee - ECOSOC
EDI - EDI
EDI For Administration, Commerce and Transport - EDIFACT
EIMS - EIMS
Electric Vehicle - EV
Electronic Commerce (1) - EC
Electronic Commerce Resource Center - ECRC
Electronic Data Interchange (1) - EDI
Electronic Data Interchange (2) - EDI
Electronic Design Interchange Format - EDIF
Electronic Funds Transfer (1) - EFT
Electronic Funds Transfer (2) - EFT
Electronic Mail (1) - E-Mail
ENDOC - ENDOC
Energy Sciences Network - ESnet
ENEX - ENEX
ENGUIDE - ENGUIDE
ENLEX - ENLEX
ENOS - ENOS
ENREP - ENREP
Enterprise Integration - EI
Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP
ENVIREG - ENVIREG
EPOCH - EPOCH
EROS 2000 - EROS 2000
ES2 - ES2
ESPRIT - ESPRIT
ESSENTIAL - ESSENTIAL
Estimated Delivery Date - EDD
Estimated Time of Arrival - ETA
Estimated Time of Departure - ETD
ETEE - ETEE
ETP - ETP
ETSI - ETSI
EURAM - EURAM
EURO-AIM - EURO-AIM
EUROCARE - EUROCARE
EUROFER - EUROFER
EUROFRET - EUROFRET
EURONETT - EURONETT
European Atomic Energy Community - EURATOM
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - EBRD
European Business and Innovation Centre Network - EBN
European Coal and Steel Community - ECSC
European Economic Area - EEA
European Economic Community - EEC
European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances - EINECS
European Investment Bank - EIB
European Police Office - EUROPOL
European Research Coordination Agency - EUREKA
European Research in Advanced Materials - EURAM
European Strategic Programme for Research and Development in Information Technology - ESPRIT
European Trade Union Confederation - ETUC
European Venture Capital Association - EVCA
EUROPOLIS - EUROPOLIS
EUROTECNET - EUROTECNET
EUROTOPP - EUROTOPP
EUROTRAC - EUROTRAC
EURYCLEC - EURYCLEC
EVA - EVA

F
FAST - FAST
Federal Information Processing Standard - FIPS
File Transfer Protocol (1) - FTP
File Transfer, Access and Management - FTAM
FIORE - FIORE
FLAIR - FLAIR
FLEET (1) - FLEET
Flexible Computer Integrated Manufacturing - FCIM
Food-Linked Agricultural Industrial Research - FLAIR
Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology - FAST
Foreign Trade Zone - FTZ
FOREST - FOREST
Formatting Output Specification Instance - FOSI
Free Trade Zone - FTZ
Free Zone - FZ
Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs
FRIC - FRIC
FRIDA - FRIDA
Full Carload - FC
Full Container Load - FCL
Full Truck Load - FTL
Fully Mission Capable - FMC

G
GALENO 2000 - GALENO 2000
Generalized System of Preferences - GSP
GENST - GENST
GINTRAP - GINTRAP
GIPE - GIPE
Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile - GOSIP
Government Technical Information Systems - GTIS
GREEN - GREEN
Gross Axle Weight Rating - GAWR
Gross Combination Weight - GCW
Gross Vehicle Weight - GVW
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating - GVWR

H
HAZMAT - HAZMAT
HOME - HOME
HORIZON - HORIZON
Horsepower - HP, hp
HUFIT - HUFIT
Hypertext Markup Language - HTML

I
IES-DC - IES-DC
INDE - INDE
INFORM - INFORM
Information Resources Dictionary System - IRDS
INFOSAFE - INFOSAFE
Initial Graphics Exchange Standard - IGES
Inland Bill of Lading - IBL
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE
Integrated Logistics Support (1) - ILS
Integrated Logistics Support (2) - ILS
Integrated Product Data Base - IPDB
Integrated Services Digital Network - ISDN
Integrated Weapon Systems Database - IWSDB
Intelligent Character Recognition - ICR
Intelligent Transportation Systems - ITS
Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems - IVHS
Inter-University Cooperation Programmes - ICP, ICPs
Interactive Electronic Technical Manual - IETM
INTERMAPS - INTERMAPS
International Standards Organization - ISO
International Standards Organization (1) - ISO
International Standards Organization/Open System Interconnection - ISO/OSI
Internet Protocol - IP
Internet Relay Chat (1) - IRC
INTERPRISE - INTERPRISE
Interrupt Request - IRQ
IRIS - IRIS
ISDN - ISDN
ITSEC - ITSEC

J
JANUS - JANUS
Joint CALS Management Office - JCMO
Joint Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistic Support - JCALS
Joint Engineering Data Management Information and Computer System - JEDMICS
Joint Photographic Experts Group - JPEG
JUKE-BOX - JUKE-BOX
Just-In-Time Inventory - JIT

K
KAROLUS - KAROLUS
KIWI KBS - KIWI KBS
KRITIC - KRITIC

L
LEADER - LEADER
Legacy Data Management - LDM
Less Than Carload - LTC
Less Than Container Load - LCL
Less Than Truckload - LTL
Less Than Truckload (1) - LTL
Letter Of Agreement - LOA
Letter of Credit - LOC
LIDAR - LIDAR
LIFE - LIFE
Life Cycle - LC
Life Cycle Cost - LCC
Life-Cycle Management System - CMS
Load Range - LR
Local Area Network (1) - LAN
Logistics Support Analysis (1) - LSA
Logistics Support Analysis (2) - LSA
Logistics Support Analysis Record - LSAR
Long Combination Vehicle - LCV

M
Manufacturing Automation Protocol - MAP
Manufacturing Technology - MANTECH
MARIN - MARIN
MAST - MAST
Material Requirements Planning (1) - MRP
MATIC - MATIC
MEDIA - MEDIA
MEDSPA - MEDSPA
MERMAID - MERMAID
Military Handbook - MIL-HDBK
Military Handbook 59 - MIL-HDBK-59
Military Specification - MIL-SPEC
MINE - MINE
MINT - MINT
MIOCA - MIOCA
MIRIAM - MIRIAM
Modulator-Demodulator - MODEM
MONICA - MONICA
MONITOR - MONITOR
Motion Pictures Experts Group - MPEG

N
National Information Infrastructure - NII
National Institute of Standards and Technology - NIST
National Research and Education Network - NREN
NEPTUNE - NEPTUNE
NETT - NETT
Network Driver Interface Specification - NDIS
Network for Environmental Technology Transfer - NETT
Network News Transport Protocol - NNTP
NIMEXE - NIMEXE
NORSPA - NORSPA
Not Mission Capable - NMC

O
ODAS - ODAS
ODIN - ODIN
Office Document Architecture/Office Document Interchange Format - ODA/ODIF
Open Data-link Interface - ODI
Open Systems Interconnection - OSI
OPET - OPET
Optical Character Recognition - OCR
Organizations for the Promotion of Energy Technology - OPET
Overseas Countries and Territories - OCT, OCTs

P
Packet Internet Gopher - PING
Page-Description Language - PDL
PAMINA - PAMINA
PARIS - PARIS
Parts List Data Base - PLDB
PERIFRA - PERIFRA
Ply Rating - PR
POLIS - POLIS
Portable Operating System Interface - POSIX
Pounds Per Square Inch - PSI, psi
Power Takeoff - PTO
PRISMA - PRISMA
Product Data Exchange Standard/Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data - PDES/STEP
PUSSYCATS - PUSSYCATS

R
RACE - RACE
RAISE - RAISE
Random-Access Memory - RAM
Rapid Acquisition of Manufactured Parts - RAMP
Rapid Response Manufacturing - RRM
Read-Only Memory - ROM
Reformulated Gasoline - RFG
Relational Database Management System - RDBMS
REM - REM
Remote Data Access - RDA
RENAVAL - RENAVAL
Request for Proposal - RFP
Request For Quote - RFQ
Research and Development in Advanced Communications Technologies in Europe - RACE
RESEAU - RESEAU
RESIDER - RESIDER
RETAS - RETAS
RETEX - RETEX
Revolutions Per Minute - RPM
REWARD - REWARD

S
SAFE - SAFE
SCENT - SCENT
Science and Technology for Environmental Protection - STEP
SEAMOS - SEAMOS
SEDOS - SEDOS
Serial Line IP/Point-to-Point Protocol - SLIP/PPP
SERV - SERV
SIDR - SIDR
SIENA - SIENA
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol - SMTP
Single Administrative Document - SAD
Single European Act - SEA
SIP - SIP
SIRIUS - SIRIUS
Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Task force - SME
SMART - SMART
SOCRATES - SOCRATES
Special Telecommunication Action for Regional Development - STAR
SPECS - SPECS
SPECTRUM - SPECTRUM
SPRINT - SPRINT
STABEX - STABEX
Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data - STEP
Standard Generalized Markup Language - SGML
Standard International Trade Classification - STIC
START-UP - START-UP
STD - STD
STEP - STEP
STRADA - STRADA
Straight Bill of Lading - SBL
STRIDE - STRIDE
Structured Query Language - SQL
Support Equipment - SE
System for Safeguarding and Developing Mineral Production - SYSMIN
System of Stabilization of Export Earnings - STABEX

T
Tag Image File Format - TIFF
TARDIS - TARDIS
TARIC - TARIC
Technical Data Package - TDP
TECNET - TECNET
TELEMAN - TELEMAN
TERA - TERA
Terms of Agreement - TOA
Terms of Sale - TOS
Through Bill of Lading - TBL
TIDE - TIDE
Total Quality Management (1) - TQM
Trailer On Flat Car (1) - TOFC
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol - TCP/IP
Treasury Board Information Technology Standards - TBITS
TREVI - TREVI
Truckload - TL
Truckload (1) - TL
TWE - TWE
Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit - TEU

U
UETP - UETP
User Network - USENET

V
Value-Added Network - VAN
VAMOS - VAMOS
Vehicle Identification Number - VIN
Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards - VMRS
Very Easy Rodent-Oriented Netwide Index to Computerized Archives - VERONICA
VISIMAR - VISIMAR

W
Weight-In-Motion - WIM
Wide Area Information Server (1) - WAIS
Wide-Area Network - WAN
World Wide Web (1) - WWW


    
Unless otherwise indicated, all entries in the LogisticsWorld Logistics Glossary are copyright 1997, Matthew D. Cox, logistics@logisticsworld.com.
WWW Virtual Library of Logistics
Ver 4, Sep, 1999, Matthew D. Cox, logistics@logisticsworld.com
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