Accelerated Logistics: Streamlining the Army's Supply Chain by Mark Wang

By Mark Wang

In June 1998, U.S. vice chairman Al Gore and the nationwide Partnership for Reinventing govt awarded a staff of U.S. military logisticians and RAND analysts the Hammer Award in attractiveness of a good accomplishment: streamlining military logistics. for many years, the functionality of military logistics fell steadily at the back of top advertisement practices. military mechanics may wait on usual a month for spare components from far-off provide depots as a way to fix a down weapon procedure. at the present time a high-velocity, streamlined military provide approach provides spare elements in part the time it took to carry them simply three years past. in truth, nowadays it acutally takes much less time to get a spare half from a military offer depot than from a advertisement vendor.

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