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D.B.A. Short for Doing Business As. Used for referencing business name aliases. Often used to match a corporate name with its trademarks, service marks, or common abbreviations. Example: John Doe d.b.a. John Doe and Associates, Inc.
Delco Short for delivery company.
Delivery Verification

 

The quality control process of spot-checking a sampling of delivery points in a delivery zone via phone survey. Telecheck may be used to help ensure that:
The routes were completely delivered.
The books were delivered in a proper manner (e.g., not tossed in driveways).
To determine if a report of a missed stop is part of a bigger delivery problem.
DNR Short for Do-Not-Rehire. Delivery workers with invalid Social Security numbers or poor work history may be added to DNR lists.
Dumping The discarding of current-edition directories. Typically performed by delivery workers seeking to collect piece-rate delivery fees for the discarded books.

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