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A - Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain Acronyms & Abbreviations Reference Guide.

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A/P or AP
Accounts Payable
A/R or AR
Accounts Receivable
ABC
Activity-based Costing
ABI
Automated Broker Interface
ABM
Activity-based Management
ABP
Activity-based Planning
ABS
Automated Batch Screening
ACAS
Air Cargo Advanced Screening
ACE
Automated Commercial Environment
ACH
Automated Clearinghouse
ACI
Advance Commercial Information (Canada)
ACROSS
Accelerated Commercial Release Operations Support System (Canada)
ACS
Automated Commercial System
Anti-dumping
ADD
Anti-dumping Duties
AEI
Advance Electronic Information
AEO
Authorized Economic Operator
AES
Automated Export System
AFIP
Administraci├│n Federal de Ingresos P├║blicos
AFR
Advance Filing Rules
AIES
Automated Information Exchange
AII
Automated Invoice Interface
AMS
Automated Manifest System
AMWF
Army Most Wanted Fugitives
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
AOBRD
Automatic On-board Recording Device
APEC
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
APHIS
Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
API
Application Program Interface
APS
Advanced Planning and Scheduling
ARL
Accounts Receivable Ledger
ARMAB
Agency Revenue Management Advisory Board
ASN
Advance Shipment Notice
ATA
Air Transport Association
ATA
American Trucking Association An advocate for the trucking industry. Through a federation of state associations, affiliated conferences and individual members, ATA works with policymakers and the general public on economic, highway safety and environmental matters.
ATAC
Air Transport of Canada
ATD
Advance Trade Data
ATF
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
ATS
Automated Targeting System
AVL
Automated Vehicle Locator
AWB
Air Waybill
Assessorial
Assessorial (or Accessorial) Charge Services in addition to the transportation of goods, such as stopping in transit to complete loading or to partially unload or storage.
AMC
Absolute Minimum Charge Numerous shipments from different shippers to one consignee that are consolidated and treated as a single consignment.
AQ
Any Quantity A rate applicable to an article in any quantity.
AAMVA
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators A non-profit organization developing model programs in motor vehicle administration, law enforcement and highway safety. The association also serves as an information clearinghouse in these areas, and acts as the international spokesperson for these interests. AAMVA represents the state and provincial officials in the United States and Canada who administer and enforce motor vehicle laws.

Complete list of logistics and supply chain management acronyms used by freight carriers, truckers, brokers, warehouses and other transportation professionals starting with A.