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AML – Anti-Money Laundering

AWB – AirWay Bill

BAFO – Best And Final Offer

BOL – Bill of Lading

CBA – Comparative Bid Analysis

CBI – Cash Based Intervention

CBM – Cubic meter

CEO – Chief Executive Officer

CFO – Chief Financial Officer

CHF – Swiss Francs

CMR – Convention relative au contrat de transport international de marchandises par route

COC – Committee on Contract

COC – Certificate of Completion

CPT – Corporate Procurement Team

CTF – Counter-Terrorism Financing

CTN – Commodity Tracking Number

CTP – Cash Transfer Programme

CVA – Cash and Voucher Assistance

DG – Dangerous Goods

DMSOP – Disaster Management Standard Operating Procedure

EA – Emergency Appeal

ED – Executive Director

ELT – Executive Leadership Team

EOI – Expression of Interest

EPoA – Emergency Plan of Action

ERU – Emergency Response Unit

ETF – Emergency TaskForce

FA/FWA – Framework Agreement

FACT – Field Assessment and Coordination Team

FDA – Food and Drugs Administration

FEFO – First Expired First Out

FIFO – First In First Out

FMV – Fair Market Value

FOS – Federation-Owned Stocks

FSP – Financial Services Provider

GAD – Grant Agreement Document

GDP – Good Distribution Practices

GLS – Global Logistics Services

GRN – Goods Received Note

HAWB – House AirWay Bill

HEAT – Hostile Environment Awareness Training

HNS – Host National Society

HOE – Head of Emergencies

HOL – Head of Logistics

HQ – HeadQuarters

IA – Integration Agreement

IAPG – Inter Agency Procurement Group

IATA – International Air Transport Association

ICC – International Chamber of Commerce

ICRC – International Committee of the Red Cross

IFRC – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IMT – International Management Team

INCOTERM – International Commercial Terms

IQM – International Quality Methodology

IT – Information Technology

KvA – Kilo volt Ampere

KYC – Know Your Customer

LOGE – Logistics Officer for Global Emergencies

LSR – Logistics Service Request

MAG – Market Analysis Guidelines

MAWB – Master AirWay Bill

MCDA – Military an Civil Defence Assets

MoU – Memorandum of Understanding

MPB – Major Programme Board

MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheet

MSM – Mass Sanitation Module

MSU – Mobile Storage Unit

MT – Metric tons

NFI – Non-Food Item

NS – National Society

OLPSCM – Operational Logistics Procurement and Supply Chain Management

OTIF – On Time In Full

P2P – Purchase to Pay

PMN – Pledge Management Note

PNS – Partner National Society

PO – Purchase Order

QA – Quality Assurance

RACI – Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed matrix

RAM – Rapid Assessment of Markets

RCM – Red Cross Movement

RCRC – Red Cross Red Crescent

REP – Replenishment form

RFA – Request For Action

RFI – Request For Information

RFP – Request For Proposal

RFQ – Request for Quotations

RLU – Regional Logistics Unit

SAT – Society Action Team

SDN – Service Delivery Note

SMCC – Strengthening Movement Collaboration and Cooperation

SOP – Standard Operating Procedure

SPC – Standard Product Catalogue

SRS – Supplier Reserved Stocks

SSC – Shared Services Centre

T&C – Terms and Conditions

TBC – To Be Confirmed

TOR – Terms Of Reference

UKO – British Red Cross headquarters in London – UK Office

UN – United Nations

UPS – Uninterrupted Power Supply

VCI – Vendor Controlled Inventory

VFM – Value For Money

VRP – Vehicle Rental Programme

WFP – World Food Programme

WHO – World Health Organization