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Below you’ll find links to further educational resources to expand your learning. Remember,
you
are responsible for your development at Amazon. The opportunities and resources are available- now it’s up to you to do with them as you will!

Learn the leadership principles that makes Amazon the most customer centric company on the planet!

The go-to for all questions/answers of Amazon! If you have any questions about anything you can find answers here!

Learn the principles for continual and constant improvement at Amazon so that PDX5 is always becoming the best place to work at!

In addition to the list below, such hundreds of terms, their meaning and their usage! Never be confused by unfamiliar terms ever again!

Learn how to plan, start and execute a project! This is the best way to continue your development at Amazon!

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Amazon Acronyms

Below you can find a mostly completed table with common acronyms you run into as a PA at PDX5
Amazon Abbreviations/Acronyms/Terms
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Abbreviations
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AA
Amazon Associate
2
AAT
Actual Arrival Time
3
ACE
4
ACES
Amazon Customer Excellence System
5
AH
ADHOC
6
AM
Area Manager
7
Andon
8
AO
Area Organization
9
BB
Big Box
10
C3PO
Center of Compliance Control and Process Optimization
11
CI
Continuous Improvement
12
COB
Close of Business
13
CPT
Critical Pull Time
14
DB
Dashboard
15
DEA
Delivery Estimate Accuracy
16
DMPO
17
DPMO
Defects Per Million Opportunities
18
EOS
End of Sort
19
ETA
Estimated Time Arrival
20
FF
Freight Forward (Green)
21
IB
Inbound
22
ISP
23
ISTOP/MSTOP
Instant/Master Stop
24
LT
Labor Track
25
MSM
Midsort Mover
26
MSMH
27
NASC
North American Sort Center
28
NH
New Hire
29
NLT
No Later Than
30
OB
Outbound
31
PPA
Process Path Aggregates
32
QUIP
33
ROC
Relay Operations Center
34
RS Tool
Resource Tool
35
S/F/P
SPLITTER/FACER/PICK-OFF
36
SAT
Scheduled Arrival Time
37
SDT
Standard Departure Time
38
SFM
Stacking Filter Mismatch
39
SLA
Service Level Agreement
40
SME
Subject Matter Expert
41
SOS
Start of Sort
42
STU
Seek To Understand
43
TAKT time
German “beat or a pulse”
44
TBA
Transpiration By Amazon?
45
TC
Training Compliance
46
TDR
Trailer Docking & Releasing
47
TOT
Time off Task
48
TPH
Throughput
49
TT
Trouble Ticket
50
WASH
51
WWH
Working Well Huddle
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