585-753-2015 or 585-753-2017    Rochester, NY 14614    Contact Us

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