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 executive awarded a staff of U.S. military logisticians and RAND analysts the Hammer Award in attractiveness of a very good accomplishment: streamlining military logistics. for many years, the functionality of military logistics fell steadily at the back of most sensible advertisement practices. military mechanics may wait on ordinary a month for spare elements from far away provide depots so one can fix a down weapon approach. this present day a high-velocity, streamlined military offer technique provides spare elements in part the time it took to convey them simply three years past. actually, nowadays it acutally takes much less time to get a spare half from a military provide depot than from a advertisement vendor.

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