Acronyms

Acronyms

General Government Acronyms & Abbreviations

  • ACO – Administrative Contract Officer
  • ANSI – American National Standards Institute
  • ARO – After Receiving Order
  • ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials
  • BOA – Basis of Award
  • BPA – Blanket Purchase Agreement
  • CAGE – Commercial And Government Entity Code
  • CBD – Commerce Business Daily
  • CBL – Core Business Line
  • *CCR – Central Contractor Registry (now SAM)
  • CFR – Code of Federal Regulations
  • CICA – Competition In Contracting Act
  • CLIN – Contract Line Item Number
  • CO – Contract Officer
  • COB – Close Of Business
  • CONUS – Continental United Sates
  • COR – Contract Officer’s Representative
  • COTR – Contract Officer’s Technical Representative
  • COTS – Commercial Off The Shelf
  • CSC – Customer Service Center
  • CSP – Commercial Sales Practice Format
  • D&B – Dun & Bradstreet
  • DFARS – Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
  • DIG – Designated Industrial Group
  • DLA – Defense Logistics Agency
  • DOA – Date Of Award
  • DOD – Department of Defense
  • DSN – Defense Switched Network (telephone network)
  • DUNS – Data Universal Numbering System (D&B)
  • DVD – Direct Vendor Delivery
  • ECH – Electronics Clearing House
  • EDI – Electronic Data Interchange
  • EEO – Equal Employment Opportunity
  • EFT – Electronic Funds Transfer
  • EIN – Employer Identification Number (=TIN)
  • EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer
  • EPA – Economic Price Adjustment
  • ESD – Estimated Shipping Date
  • FAIR – Federal Activities Inventory Reform
  • FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
  • FAR – Federal Acquisition Regulation
  • FFP – Firm Fixed Price
  • FISC – Fleet Industrial Supply Center
  • FOB – Freight On Board
  • FOB Destination – Price includes delivery
  • FOB Origin – Buyer pays price plus freight
  • FOIA – Freedom Of Information Act
  • FPDC – Federal Procurement Data Center
  • FSC – Federal Supply Classification
  • FSG – Federal Supply Group
  • FSS – Federal Supply Service
  • FTS – Federal Technology Service
  • G&A – General & Administrative
  • GAO – General Accounting Office
  • GBL – Government Bill of Lading
  • GFM – Government Furnished Material
  • GOCO – Government Owned Contractor Operated
  • GPC – Government Purchase Card
  • GSA – General Services Administration
  • GWAC – Government-Wide Acquisition Contract
  • HAZMAT – Hazardous Material
  • HUBZone – Historically Underutilized Business Zone
  • IAW – In Accordance With
  • IBR – Incorporated By Reference
  • IDIQ – Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity
  • IFB – Invitation For Bid
  • IFF – Industrial Funding Fee
  • IMPAC – International Merchant Purchase Acquisition Card
  • INSP – Introduction of New Services/Products
  • IT – Information Technology
  • JWOD – Javits, Wagner, O’Day Act
  • LBO – Last Best Offer
  • LOC – Letter Of Commitment
  • LOCA – Lowest Overall Cost Alternative
  • MAS – Multiple Award Schedule
  • MFC – Most Favored Customer
  • MOB – Minority-Owned Business
  • MOBIS – Management, Organizational and Business Improvement Services
  • MPN – Manufacturer’s Part Number
  • MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheet
  • NAFTA – North American Free Trade Agreement
  • NAICS – North American Industrial Classification System
  • NECO – Navy Electronic Commerce Online
  • NIB – National Institute for the Blind
  • NISH – National Institute for the Severely Handicapped
  • NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • NLT – No Later Than
  • NPS – Non-Personal Services
  • NSN – National Stock Number
  • OMB – Office of Management and Budget
  • OSDBU – Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
  • OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • PBC – Performance-Based Contract
  • PBS – Public Buildings Service
  • PEA – Price Evaluation Adjustment
  • POC – Point Of Contact
  • PPE – Past Performance Evaluation
  • PTAC – Procurement Technical Assistance Center
  • PWS – Performance Work Statement
  • QPL – Qualified Product List
  • RFI – Request For Information
  • RFP / RFQ – Request For Proposal / Request For Quote
  • SADBUS – Small And Disadvantaged Business Utilization Specialist
  • SAM – System for Award Management
  • SBA – Small Business Administration
  • SBIR – Small Business Innovative Research
  • SBLO – Small Business Liaison Officer
  • SDB – Small Disadvantaged Business
  • SDD – Scheduled Delivery Date
  • SF – Standard Form
  • SIC – Standard Industrial Classification
  • SIN – Special Item Number
  • SOS – Source Of Supply
  • SOW – Statement Of Work
  • SPORTS – Sports, Promotinal, Outdoor, Recreational, Trophies and Signs
  • T&C – Terms And Conditions
  • T&M – Time And Materials
  • TAPS – Temporary Administrative and Professional Staffing
  • TIC – Targeted Industry Category
  • TIN – Tax Identification Number
  • TPA – Trading Partner Agreement
  • TPIN – Trading Partner Identification Number
  • UL – Underwriters Laboratories
  • UPC – Universal Product Code
  • UPS – United Parcel Service
  • URL – Universal Resource Locator (Web or email address)
  • USC – United States Code
  • VA – Veterans Administration
  • VAMC – VA Medical Center
  • VAN – Value Added Network
  • VSC – Vendor Service Center
  • WOB – Woman-Owned Business
  • WOSB – Woman-Owned Small Business

Defense Logistics Agency Acronyms

  • AAC – Acquisition Advice Code
  • ADP – Automatic Data Processing
  • AFAO – Approved Force Acquisition Objective
  • AFM – Air Force Manual
  • AFMC – Air Force Materiel Command
  • AFR – Air Force Regulation
  • AMC – Air Mobility Command or Army Materiel Command
  • APOD – Aerial Port of Debarkation
  • APOE – Aerial Port of Embarkation
  • AR – Army Regulation
  • AUTODIN – Automatic Digital Network
  • CAGE – Commercial and Government Entity Code
  • CASKO – Component, Assembly, Set, Kit and Outfit
  • CBU – Commodity Business Unit
  • CIC – Content Indicator Code
  • CIRS – Contractor Inventory Redistribution System
  • CIT – Consumable Item Transfer
  • CMRP – Critical Maintenance Repair Program
  • COMRI – Communications Routing Indicator
  • CONUS – Continental United States
  • COPAD – Contractor Operated Parts Depot
  • CR – Country Representative
  • DAAS – Defense Automatic Addressing System
  • DAASC – Defense Automatic Addressing System Center
  • DAASO – Defense Automatic Addressing System Office
  • DAFIS – Departmental Accounting Financila Information System
  • DAISY – DRMS Automated Information System
  • DAMES – DAAS Automated Message Exchange System
  • DBR – Detail Billing Record
  • DCSC – Defense Construction Supply Center (S9C) (name change: see DSCC)
  • DDAA – Defense Distribution Depot Anniston, AL
  • DDAG – Defense Distribution Depot Albany, GA
  • DDBC – Defense Distribution Depot Barstow, CA
  • DDCN – Defense Distribution Depot Cherry Point, NC
  • DDCO – Defense Distribution Depot Columbus, OH
  • DDCS – Defense Distribution Depot Charleston, SC
  • DDCT – Defense Distribution Depot Corpus Christi, TX
  • DDDC – Defense Distribution Depot San Diego, CA
  • DDJC – Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, CA
  • Sharpe Facility
  • Tracy Facility
  • DDJF – Defense Distribution Depot Jacksonville, FL
  • DDLP – Defense Distribution Depot Letterkenny, PA
  • DDMC – Defense Distribution Depot McClellan, CA
  • DDMT – Defense Distribution Depot Memphis, TX
  • DDN – Defense Digital Network
  • DDNV – Defense Distribution Depot Norfolk, VA
  • DDOC – Defense Distribution Depot Oakland, CA
  • DDOO – Defense Distribution Depot Oklahoma City, OK
  • DDOU – Defense Distribution Depot Ogden, UT
  • Ogden Facility
  • Hill Facility
  • Tooele Facility
  • DDPF – Defense Distribution Depot Pensacola, FL
  • DDPW – Defense Distribution Depot Puget Sound, WA
  • DDRE – Defense Distribution Region East, New Cumberland, PA
  • DDRT – Defense Distribution Depot Red River, TX
  • DDRW – Defense Distribution Region West, Stockton, CA
  • DDRV – Defense Distribution Depot Richmond, VA
  • DDSP – Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna, PA
  • Mechanicsburg Facility
  • New Cumberland Facility
  • DDST – Defense Distribution Depot San Antonio, TX
  • DDTP – Defense Distribution Depot Tobyhanna, PA
  • DDWG – Defense Distribution Depot Warner Robbins, GA
  • DD Form – Department of Defense Form
  • DEPRA – Defense Program for Redistribution of Assets
  • DESC – Defense Energy Support Center
  • DESEX – Defense Emergency Supply Expert System
  • DFSP – Defense Fuel Supply Point
  • DI – Document Identifier
  • DIC – Document Identifier Code
  • DICOMSS – Direct Commissary Support System
  • DIDS – Defense Integrated Data System
  • DIP – Discounted Item Program
  • DISC – Defense Industrial Supply Center (S9I)
  • DIPEC – Defense Industrial Plant Equipment Center
  • DGSC – Defense General Supply Center (S9G) (name change: see DSCR)
  • DLA – Defense Logistics Agency
  • DLAR – Defense Logistics Agency Regulation
  • DLIS – Defense Logistics Information Service
  • DLSS – Defense Logistics Standard Systems
  • DNA – Defense Nuclear Agency
  • DNSC – Defense National Stockpile Center
  • DoD – Department of Defense
  • DODAAC – Department of Defense Activity Address Code
  • DODAAD – Department of Defense Activity Address Directory
  • DODDS – Department of Defense Dependent Schools
  • DOE – Department of Energy
  • DRC – Disposal Release Confirmation
  • DRD – Disposal Release Denial
  • DRMO – Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office
  • DRMR-E – Defense Reutilization and Marketing Region Europe
  • DRMS – Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
  • DRO – Disposal Release Order
  • DSC – Defense Supply Center
  • DSCC – Defense Supply Center Columbus (S9C) (formerly DCSC)
  • DSCP – Defense Supply Center, Philadelphia (S9P)
  • DSCR – Defense Supply Center Richmond (S9G) (formerly DGSC)
  • DSDC – DLA Systems Design Center
  • DSN – Defense Switched Network
  • DSO – Defense Subsistence Office
  • DSR – Defense Subsistence Region
  • DTID – Disposal Turn-In Document
  • DTS – Defense Transportation System
  • DVD – Direct Vendor Delivery
  • EDI – Electronic Data Interchange
  • EMACS – Equipment Management and Control System
  • EPPL – Excess Personnel Property List
  • ESD – Estimated Shipping Date
  • ESOC – Emergency Supply Operations Center
  • EVD – Enhanced Vendor Delivery
  • FAALC – Federal Aviation Administration Logistics Center (G69)
  • FAD – Force Activity Designator
  • FED LOG – Federal Logistics Data on Compact Disk
  • FEDSTRIP – Federal Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures
  • FF – Freight Forwarder
  • FF&V – Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • FILDR – Federal Item Logistics Data Record
  • FMS – Foreign Military Sales
  • FPMR – Federal Property Management Regulation
  • FSC – Federal Supply Class
  • FSE – Food Service Equipment
  • FSG – Federal Supply Group
  • GBL – Government Bill of Lading
  • GFM – Government Furnished Material
  • GMT – Greenwich Mean Time
  • GOCO – Government-Owned Contractor Operated
  • GSA – General Services Administration (GSA)
  • HMIS – Hazardous Material Information System
  • ICP – Inventory Control Point
  • IL – Identification List
  • ILCO – International Logistics Control Office
  • ILP – International Logistics Program
  • IMM – Integrated Materiel Manager
  • IPE – Industrial Plant Equipment
  • IPG – Issue Priority Group
  • IPU – Integrated Process Unit
  • IRPOD – Individual Repair Parts Ordering Data
  • I&S – Interchangeable/Substitute
  • IRIS – Interrogation Requirements Information System
  • ISSP – Interservice Supply Support Procedures
  • JCS – Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • LASE – Logistics Asset Support Estimate
  • LINK – Logistics Information Network
  • LIPS – Logistics Information Processing System
  • LMP – Lumber, Millwork and Plywood
  • LOGRUN – Logistics Remote Users Network
  • MAP – Military Assistance Plan
  • MASF – Military Assistance Service Funded
  • MCA – Management Control Activity
  • MCRL – Master Cross-Reference List
  • MCO – Marine Corps Order
  • MILSBILLS – Military Standard Billing System
  • MILSCAP – Military Standard Contract Administration Procedures
  • MILSPETS – Military Standard Petroleum System
  • MILSTAMP – Military Supply Transportation and Movement Procedures
  • MILSTEP – Military Supply and Transportation Evaluation Procedures
  • MILSTD – Military Standards
  • MILSTRAP – Military Standard Transaction Reporting and Accounting Procedures
  • MILSTRIP – Military Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures
  • MIPR – Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request
  • ML-C – Management Data List – Consolidated
  • MOV – Materiel Obligation Validation
  • MRC – Materiel Release Confirmation
  • MRD – Materiel Release Denial
  • MRO – Materiel Release Order
  • MRP – Materiel Returns Program
  • MRQ – Maximum Release Quantity
  • MSC – Military Sealift Command
  • M&S – Media and Status
  • MTMC – Military Traffic Management Command
  • MTMR – Military Traffic Management Regulation
  • NAVSUPINST – Naval Supply Instruction
  • NIIN – National Item Identification Number
  • NIMSC – Nonconsumable Item Materiel Support Code
  • NMCS – Not Mission Capable Supply
  • NOA – Notice of Availability
  • NSN – National Stock Number
  • NSO – National Sales Office
  • OCONUS – Outside Continental United States
  • ODS – Ozone Depleting Substances
  • PCH&T – Packing, Crating, Handling and Transportation
  • PD – Priority Designator
  • PICA – Primary Inventory Control Activity
  • PMRC – Pre-positioned Materiel Receipt Card
  • POC – Point of Contact
  • POD – Port of Debarkation
  • POE – Port of Embarkation
  • POPS – Paperless Order Placement System
  • PQDR – Product Quality Deficiency Report
  • PWRMS – Pre-positioned War Reserve Materiel Stock
  • QDR – Quality Deficiency Report
  • QPL – Quality Products List
  • QSL – Quality Status List
  • QUP – Quality Unit Pack
  • RAD – Required Availability Date
  • RCN – Record Control Number
  • RDD – Required Delivery Date
  • RDP – Required Delivery Period
  • RFI – Request for Information
  • RIC – Routing Identifier Code
  • ROD – Report of Discrepancy
  • RP – Record Position
  • RRR – Resource Recovery and Recycling Program
  • SA – Storage Activity
  • SAMMSTEL – Standard Automatic Materiel Management Telecommunication System
  • SAP – Security Assistance Program
  • SBR – Summary Billing Record
  • SDD – Scheduled Delivery Date
  • SF – Standard Form
  • SICA – Secondary Inventory Control Activity
  • SOS – Source of Supply
  • SPR – Special Program Requirement
  • SSC – Supply Status Code
  • SSR – Supply Support Request
  • TCMD – Transportation Control & Movement Document/Data
  • TCN – Transportation Control Number
  • TDR – Transportation Discrepancy Report
  • TFG – Terminal Facilities Guide
  • TIR – Total Item Record
  • UMMIPS – Uniform Materiel Movement and Issue Priority System
  • UPS – United Parcel Service
  • WCA – Water Clearance Authority
  • WPOD – Water Port of Debarkation
  • WPOE – Water Port of Embarkation
  • WSSP – Weapons Systems Support Program
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