industry acronyms

AAIA 

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association

AAIW

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week

AAP

Automotive Aftermarket Professional

AAPAC

Automotive Aftermarket Political Action Committee

AAPEC

Automotive Aftermarket Political Education Committee

AAPEX

Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo

AASA

Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association

AASP

Alliance of Automotive Service Providers

ACC

Automotive Communication Council

ACES

Aftermarket Catalog Exchange Standard

ACP

Automotive Catalog Professional

ADN

Automotive Distribution Network

AEA

Automotive Electric Association

AIA

Auto International Association

ASA

Automotive Service Association

ASAAA

Alliance of State Automotive Aftermarket Associations

ASE

Automotive Service Excellence

AWDA

Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association

BCCA

Be Car Care Aware

CCPN

Car Care Professionals Network

CVSN

Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network

DC

Distribution Centers

DIFM

Do-It-For-Me

DIY

Do-It-Yourself

ERC

Engine Rebuilders Council

FNR

Fabulous Networking Reception (AIA)

FOB

Free on Board

GAAS

Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium

GCW

Gross Combination Weight

GVW

Gross Vehicle Weight

HDAW

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

HDDA

Heavy Duty Distribution Association

IPO

Internet Parts Ordering

LDN

Leadership Development Network

MAAP

Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional

MAP       

MCRP

Motorist Assurance Program

Multi-Client Research Program

MEMA

Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association

NAICS 

North American Industry Classification System Codes

NCCM

National Car Care Month

NCMA

National Catalog Managers Association

NHTSA

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

OE

Original Equipment

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturers

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PBES

Paint, Body, & Equipment Specialists

PCdb

Product Category Database

PIES

Product Information Exchange Standard

Qdb

Qualifier Database

R2R

Right To Repair

SEMA

Specialty Equipment Market Association

SIS

Sales Information Standard

SKU

Stock-Keeping Unit

UPC

Universal Product Code  

UTI

Upholstery and Trim International

VCdb 

Vehicle Configuration Database

WB

Women’s Board

WD

Warehouse Distributor

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