Business Abbreviations

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A
Archives
A
Approved
A&P
Advertising & Promotion
A/O
Acceptance of Order
A/V
Audio/Video
AA
Affirmative Action
AA
Acceptance and Action
AAA
Advanced, Available, and Affordable
AAA
Alter, Avoid, or Accept
AAAC
Advisory Affirmative Action Committee
AAAT
Area, Aptitude, Attitude, Traffic
AAATP
Advanced Administrative Assistant Training Program
AAC
Asymmetry Analysis Collaboration
AAC
Advanced Activity Concept
AAC
At All Costs
AADA
Affordable Acquisition Decision Aid
AADT
Average Annual Daily Traffic
AAFES
Army and Air Force Exchange Service
AAG
At A Glance
AAMRO
American Airlines Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul
AAP
Active Action Plan
AAPP
Alcatel Application Partner Program
AAR
Against All Risks
AASI AME
Assisted Special Issuance
AASM
AIRAC Adherence Stakeholder Meeting
AAVS
Automatic Added Value Service
AB
Annual Budget
ABA
American Banking Association
ABA
Australian Business Access
ABAC
APEC Business Advisory Council
ABBRS
Abbreviations
ABC
Always Be Closing
ABC
Appropriate Business Casual
ABC
Analysis, Building, and Cleaning
ABC
A Business Commitment
ABC
Always Bring Cash
ABC
A Better Company
ABC
Allocation, Budget, and Contract
ABC
A Board Committed
ABC
Activity Based Costing
ABCA
Abbreviations, Brevity, Codes, and Acronyms
ABEC
Annular Bearing Engineering Committee
ABEP
Annual Branch Expansion Plan
ABI
Annual Business Inquiry
ABI
Automated Broker Interface
ABI
Area Based Initiative
ABI
Abstracted Business Information
ABM
Auxiliary Board Member
ABM
Automated Banking Machine
ABM
A Buck More
ABM
Activity Based Management
ABM
Always Be Marketing
ABP
Annual Business Plan
ABQ
A Better Quality
ABR
Accredited Buyer's Representative
ABR
Another Brush Resource
ABR
Accelerated Benefits Rider
ABS
Asset Based Style
ABS
Another Blunt Session
ABSM
Area Based Socioeconomic Measures
ABU
Application Business Unit
ABV
A Better Value
AC
Activity Center
AC
Advisory Committee
AC
Advisory Council
ACA
A Cut Above
ACAC
Agree, Confirm, Answer, and Close
ACAS
Advisory Conciliation Arbitration Service
ACAS
Advisory, Conciliation, and Arbitration Service
ACBJ
American City Business Journals, Inc.
ACC
Administrative Committee for Coordination
ACC
Accident Compensation Corporation
ACCA
Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants
ACCE
American Chamber Of Commerce Executives
ACCE
American Chamber of Commerce Estonia
ACCPA
Australasian Center for Corporate Public Affairs
ACCS
Automatic Customer Care Service
ACCW
Association of California Commission for Women
ACCY
Accessory
ACD
Automatically Catalogues and Delivers
ACDC
Advanced Computational Data Center
ACE
Achieving Customer Excellence
ACE
Adaptability, Cooperation, and Efficiency
ACE
Access To Career Enrichment
ACE
Accepting The Challenge Of Excellence
ACE
Access Competition And Etiquette
ACE
Access Channel For Employees
ACE
Accurate, Courteous, and Efficient
ACE
Available Consultants and Entrepreneurs
ACE
Assisted Competitive Employment
ACER
Always Cannot Ensure Reliabilities
ACES
Americans For Competitive Enterprise System
ACES
Augmentative Communication And Empowerment Supports
ACES
Accomplishing Challenges Equals Success
ACF
A Credit Fiasco
ACFA
American Cash Flow Association
ACFM
Alternating Current Field Measurement
ACFMS
Avatar Client Funds Management System
ACFP
Age Concern Financial Partnership
ACGI
Aboriginal Contract Guarantee Instrument
ACH
Automatic Clearing House
ACI A
Concrete Idea
ACIO
Agency Chief Information Officer
ACIS
Automotive Competitiveness And Investment Scheme
ACM
Activities for Current Month
ACME
Activities Committee For Metro Employees
ACME
Annual Creative Marketing Extravaganza
ACME
Association for Chinese Management Educators
ACMS
Allofe Construction Management System
ACN
Affiliates Contribution Network
ACN
Australian Company Number
ACO
Answering Common Objections
ACOP
Approved Code Of Practice
ACP
American Cosplay Paradise
ACP
Analysis, Consensus, and Progress
ACR
Annual Confidential Report
ACRM
Analytical Customer Relationship Management
ACRS
Automated Customer Registration System
ACS
Administrative Computing Services
ACS
Applied Common Sense
ACS
Accredited Certification Scheme
ACS
Agile Company Strategy
ACSEC
Avon Care Sector Employer's Consortium
ACSI
American Customer Satisfaction Index
ACT
Accountability, Communication, and Training
ACT
Accountability Cooperation And Teamwork
ACT
Assurance Collection Tool
ACT
Automatic Contact Tracking
ACTIVE
Achieving Competitiveness Through Innovation and Value Enhancement
ACTIVE
All Companies Together In Various Exercises
ACTS
A Commitment To Service
ACTS
Alberta Construction Tendering System
ACTS
Advanced Creative Total Service
ACTT
Accelerated Construction Technology Transfer
ACV
All Commodity Volume
ACW
After Call Work
ACWG
Administrative Cooperation Working Group
ACWP
Actual Cost of Work Performed
AD
Aggregate Demand
AD
Additional Delivery
AD
Accumulation Distribution
AD
Auto Date
AD
Advertisement
ADAM
Accelerated Digital Asset Management
ADAMS
Alcohol and Drug Awareness for Managers and Supervisors
ADAMS
Advanced Design And Manufacturing System
ADB
Accidental Death Benefit
ADBA
Also Does Business as
ADC
Area Distribution Center
ADCU
Application Developer Customer Unit
ADDD
Accidental Death, Dismemberment, and Disability
ADDIE
Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate
ADDM
Asynchronous Distributed Decision Making
ADDM
All Digital Design and Manufacturing
ADEA
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
ADI
Automate, Delegate, Innovate
ADI
Access Decision Information
ADID
Advertising Digital IDentification
ADM
Additional Dealer Markup
ADM
Additional Dealer Mark
ADM
Automated Deposit Machine
ADMS
Autonomous Decentralized Manufacturing System
ADP
Automatic Delivery Programme
ADPSP
Aetos Development Partnership Subsidiaries Program
ADR
American Depositary Receipt
ADR
Administrative Dispute Resolution
ADRF
Advertising Development and Research Fund
ADRP
Administrative Dispute Resolution Procedures
ADS
Account Development Strategies
ADS
Alternative Distribution System
ADS
Application Development Services
ADSS
Autonomous Decentralized Service System
ADSS
Advanced Decision Support System
ADSS
Application Development Support Services
ADT
Average Daily Travel
ADTS
Activity Data Tracking System
ADV
Advertising
ADVOCATE
Another Days Various Obstacles Conquered At The Extreme
ADVT
Advertisement
ADZ
Annual Day Zero
AE
Account Executive
AE
Assured Excellence
AE
After Establishment
AEAP
As Early As Possible
AEC
Associated Equipment Company
AECT
Advancement of Electronic Commerce Technologies
AED
Automatic External Defibrillator
AEIOU
Access, Equity, Innovation, Opportunity, and Ubiquity
AEIS
Alternative Employer Incentive Scheme
AEP
Annual Enhancement Plan
AEPP
Affirmative Employment Program Plan
AEPS
Advanced Energy Portfolio Standard
AER
Accurate, Efficient, Reliable
AERO
Aeronautics Employees Reaching Out
AERS
Amlo Electronic Reporting System
AERS
Automated Earnings Reporting System
AES
Automated Evaluation System
AESB
Agri Environment Services Branch
AETIS
Automate EveryThing In Sight
AF
Arrow From
AF
Air Freight
AFAP
As Fast As Possible
AFC
Average Fixed Costs
AFFM
Australian Financial Futures Market
AFIS
Alpha Financial Information System
AFM
Amman Financial Market
AFM
Atomic Force Microscope
AFM
A Free Manager
AFMA
Australian Financial Markets Association
AFO
Animal Feeding Operations
AFP
Administradoras de Fondos de Pension
AFP
Alternate Financing and Procurement
AFS
Available For Sale
AFTA
African Free Trade Area
AFTA
Andean Free Trade Agreement
AFTA
Association Of Finnish Travel Agents
AFTC
Advanced Food Technology Centre
AFV
Advantage Fiscal Voordelen
AFV
Alternative- Fuel Vehicle
AGM
Achievement Generation Methodology
AGO
Aims Goals Objectives
AGP
Add Grace Period
AGQ
American Genuine Quality
AGRR
Auto Glass Repair and Replacement
AHCP
Annuitant Health Care Program
AHT
Average Handling Time
AIBD
Association of International Bond Dealers
AIC
Appreciated, Influenceable, and Controllable
AIC
Advantage Investment Council
AIDA
Automatic Interprofessional Dealing System
AIDA
Advanced Industrial and Design Applications
AIDA
Awareness, Interest, Desire, and Action
AIDA
Action Investment Differential Advantage
AIDA
Appeal, Indirect, Direct, Action
AIDC
Automatic Identification And Data Collection
AIM
Amsterdam Interprofessional Market
AIM
Alternative Investment Market
AIM
Attuned Internet Marketing
AIMD
Association International Market Development
AIMM
Assess Implement Manage And Measure
AIMS
Automated International Market System
AIMS
Automotive Invoicing Management Software
AIMS
Assimilation, Integration, Marginalization, Segregation
AIO
All In One
AIO
Advertising Institutions And Operations
AIO
Activities, Interests, and Opinions
AIP
Automatic Investment Plan
AIP
Average Invoice Price
AIP
Annual Incentive Plan
AIR
Adopt, Innovate, and Respond
AIS
Advanced Inventory System
AIS
Access to Information Services
AITS
Automated Inventory Tracking System
AITS
Advanced Information Technology Services
AJT
Advanced Job Training
AK
Absolutely Kids
AKA
Active, Keen, and Aggressive
ALARA
As Low As Reasonably Achievable
ALARP
As Low As Reasonably Practicable
ALC
Additional Liability Company
ALF
Annual Licensing Fee
ALLOC
Allocate
ALP
Always Lowest Prices
ALPHA
Assembly Line Parts Handling Algorithm
ALPHA
Advanced Leadership Produces Higher Achievements
ALPS
Adjustable Long-term Puttable Security
ALPS
Always Low Price Store
ALS
Appraisal & Liquidation Services
ALSP
Authorized Label Suppliers Program
AM
Account Management
AMAP
Automotive and Manufacturing Advanced Practice
AMC
Annual Maintenance Contract
AMD
Acquisition Management Division
AMF
Asset Management Group
AMIS
Asset Management Information Service
AMIS
Automated Management Information System
AML
Appropriate Management Level
AML
Anti Money Laundering
AMM
Answering Machine Message
AMM
Advanced Meter Management
AMO
Automatic Monthly Order
AMOS
AMEX Options Switching System
AMP
Aetna Management Process
AMP
A Methodical Plan
AMPS
Administrative Monetary Penalties System
AMR
Advanced Market Research
AMS
Automatic Order Matching and Execution System
AMS
Accreditation of Manufacturing Staff
AMS
Automated Marketing Strategies
AMS
Automation Measurement Solution
AMS
Advertising Management System
AMSS
Automatic Multiple Site Selection
ANNA
Association of National Numbering Agencies
ANSA
Almost No Strings Attached
AOA
Analysis Of Alternatives
AOA
Advanced Office Automation
AOCB
Any Other Competent Business
AOE
Area Of Emphasis
AOI
Automated Optical Inspection
AOI
Advance Ordering Information
AOIC
Automated Offer In Compromise
AOM
Australian Options Market
AON
All Or None
AOR
Acknowledgment Of Receipt
AOR
Advanced Orthomolecular Research
AP
Administrative Personnel
APC
All Potential Customers
APC
Assessment of Professional Competence
APC
All Parts Cut
APCIMS
Association of Private Client Investment
APE
Automated Performance Enhancement
APEX
Achievement Professionalism Excellence And Xtraordinary
API
American Petroleum Institute
APICS
American Production And Inventory Control Society
APLC A
Professional Law Corporation
APMC
Advanced Project Management Certification
APMS
Advanced Plant Management System
APMS
Automated Production Monitoring System
APMT
Advanced Performance Management Training
APO
Ad Per Offer
APO
Authorized Personnel Only
APOP
A Piece Of Property
APP
Application
APPLE
Arrogance Produces Profit Losing Entity
APPT
Appointment
APQP
Advanced Product Quality Planning
APR
Annual Percentage Rate
APR
Accredited Public Relations
APRU
All Purpose Robotic Unit
APS
Approved Program Sequence
APS
Advanced Planning and Scheduling
APS
Analytical Planning Scheduling
APS
Advanced Planning Systems
APS
Automated Planning and Scheduling
APS
Administration Planning And Statistics
APS
Automated Process Scheduler
APT
Automated Pit Trading System
APT
All Purpose Team
APT
Additional Performance Team
APW
Average Productive Worker
AQ
Advanced Quality
AQ
Active Quarterly
AQ
Average Quality
AQ
Absolute Quality
AQ
Any Quantity
AQA
Aquatic Quality Assurance
AQA
Analytical Quality Assurance
AQC
Analytical Quality Control
AQC
Administrative Quality Control
AQH
Average Quarter Hour
AQP
Acceptance Quality Program
AQSIQ
Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection and Quarantine
AR
All Risks
ARA
Automatic Response Agreement
ARAP
Assigned Risk Adjustment Program
ARB
Arbitrage
ARC
Attentive Reliable Courteous
ARC
Advice And Reformation Committee
ARD
Annual Review and Determination
ARI
Application, Resume, Interview
ARK
Assets Resources And Knowledge
ARL
Approaching Real Life
ARM
Aggressive Risk Management
ARM
Attract, Retain, And Motivate
ARM
Adjustable Rate Mortgage
ARP
Actual Reduction To Practice
ARP
Advanced Research Program
ARP
Administrative Remedy Procedure
ARP
Aiim Recommended Practice
ARPA
Advance Rehearsal Project Approval
ARPC
Analysis Research Planning Consulting
ARR
Absolute Risk Reduction
ART
Advertising Research Tools
ART
Alternative Risk Transfer
ART
Attitude, Responsibility, and Trust
ARV
Average Retail Value
AS
Allocation Status
ASA
Advertising Standards Authority
ASAB
Administrative Systems Advisory Board
ASAP
Advertising Specialties Attractive Prices
ASAP
Another Stupid Asinine Project
ASAP
Aligning Services And Priorities
ASAP
A Safety Awareness Plan
ASAP
As Soon As Possible
ASAP
Aon Select Accounts Program
ASAS
Amsterdam Security Account System
ASB
Auckland Savings Bank
ASBT
Australian School of Business and Technology
ASCI
Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative
ASCP
Advanced Supply Chain Planning
ASD
Authorized Solutions Developer
ASD
Armament Systems Division
ASDA
American Sleep Disorders Association
ASDA
American Society Of Dentist Anesthesiologists
ASDA
Australian Sports Drug Agency
ASGMNT
Assignment
ASGMT
Assignment
ASI
American Share Insurance, Inc.
ASI
Advertising Specialty Industry
ASIT
Advanced Systematic Inventive Thinking
ASL
Average Staffing Level
ASM
Administrative Support Manual
ASO
Administrative Services Only
ASP
Administrative System Project
ASP
Administrative Systems Project
ASP
Average Selling Price
ASP
Assistance Service Program
ASPI
ARESE Sustainable Performance Indices
ASQ
American Society For Quality
ASQ
Alpha System Qualification
ASRS
Automatic Storage and Retrieval System
ASS
Another Stupid Shuffle
ASS
After Sales Support
ASSET
ASE trading system
ASSOC
Associates
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
ATAP
Assistive Technology Access Partnership
ATB
Association Tripartite Bourses
ATC
Ancient Traditional Concept
ATC
Average Time To Completion
ATC
Advanced Technology Centre
ATC
Adaptive Team Collaboration
ATD A
Terrific Department
ATES
Automated Trade Execution System
ATF
After The Future
ATF
Activating Transcription Factor
ATG
Advanced Technology Group
ATM
After The Money
ATO
Assembled To Order
ATO
Approved Time-Off
ATP
Advanced Test Products
ATP
Available To Promise
ATR
Accuracy Timeliness Responsiveness
ATS
Automated Trading System
ATS
Angel The Series
ATS
Aggravate The Secretaries
ATS
Australian Technology Showcase
ATS
Air Tools Store
ATSM
Achieving Total Systems Management
ATT
At The Threshold
ATT
Attachment
ATTF
Advanced Technology Task Force
ATTRA
Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas
ATU
Annual Tax Unit
ATX
Austrian Traded Index
AuBD
Australia Business Directory
AUM
Assets Under Management
AURA
Automated Underwriting And Rating Application
AVC
Automotive Value Chain
AVPE
Added Value Per Employee
AVS
Added Value And Sophistication
AWCF
Agricultural Water Conservation Fund
AWCP
American Women Club Philippines
AWE
Awesome Work Environment
AWG
Administrative Wage Garnishment
AWI
Automatic Wage Increase
AWOP
Another Way Of Paying
AWS
Alternative Work Schedule
AWW
Arresting While White
AY
All Year
AYE
Amplify Your Effectiveness
AYP
Adequate Yearly Progress