Dictionary of Procurement Terms

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  • C & F

  • C.P.M.

  • C.P.P.

  • Calendar of Events

    Critical or significant project-related activities or events posted chronologically.
  • Call up Number

    CANADIAN  The unique number of a requisition.
  • Call-Up

    CANADIAN A requisition or a request for delivery which is forwarded directly to a Supplier to obtain delivery of materiel from a previously negotiated Contract, or a standing offer, in accordance with their terms. Also called Draw-down. Also see Period of Assignment.
  • Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP)

    Established in 1993, CCPPP is a national not-for-profit non-partisan, member-based organization with broad representation from across the public and private sectors. Its mission is to promote innovative approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships with all levels of government. (CCPPP, 2015)
  • Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)

    The official system for civil departments of the Canadian government, by which items of materiel are uniformly named, classified, described, numbered, and catalogued; used interchangeably with the NATO Codification System.
  • Canadian Government Catalogue System (CGCS)

    The official system for civil departments of the Canadian government, by which items of materiel are uniformly named, classified, described, numbered, and catalogued; used interchangeably with the NATO Codification System.
  • Canadian Institute for Procurement and Materiel Management

    Canada (Formerly Materiel Management Institute) A not-for-profit organization open to everyone with an interest in the management of goods and services in the public sector, offering unique opportunities to explore and learn more about current initiatives, policies and best practices.
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