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Glossary

Our industry is full of technical terminology. We’ve put together a glossary of terms to help you navigate and communicate what your company needs.

 

A

ACRN- Accounting Classification Reference Number

 

B

BSM- Business System Modernization-replaces DPMS

 

C

CLIN – Contract Line Item Number

COC- Certificate of Conformance

Class 1 Gen 2 Tags, passive(860-960mHz)RFID Technology (4×2 or 4×6)

 

D

Data Matrix- 2 dimensional label mark

DLA- Defense Logistics Agency

DFARS- Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement

DPMS- Distribution Planning & Management System

DODAAC- Department of Defense Address Activity Code

 

E

EDI- Electronic Data Interchange

ERP-Enterprise Resource Planning System

 

F

FTP-File Transfer Protocol

 

G

H

 

I

iRAPT- Invoice Receipt Acceptance and Property Transfer

IUID- Item Unique Identification

 

J

K

L

 

M

MILSTRIP-Military Standard Requisition and Issue Procedures

MPM- Military Preservation Method (Typically a 10)

MSL- Military Shipping Label

 

N

NSN – National Stocking Number

 

O

P

Q

QAR – Quality Assurance Representative

 

R

RFID- Radio Frequency Identification

 

S

SFTP- Secure File Transfer Protocol

 

T

TCN – Transport Control Number

 

U

UDF- User Defined Format

UID- Unique Identification

UIT- Unique Identification Technology

 

V

VAN-Value Added Network

VIM-ASAP-Virtual Item Manager ARN Supply-Chain Automated Processing

VSM- Government website used for logistics; Vendor Shipment Module

 

W

WAWF- Wide Area Work Flow

 

X

Y

Z