Accession Number : ADA475204


Title :   Air Force Journal of Logsitics. Volume 31, Number 3, Fall 2007


Descriptive Note : Journal


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT AGENCY GUNTER AFB AL


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a475204.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2007


Pagination or Media Count : 56


Abstract : The Air Force has embarked on a sustainment vision that transforms the purchasing and supply chain management functions to better support the warfighter. The task at hand is to provide world-class materiel support at the best possible price. To do this, most would agree that an overhaul of the supply chain management process is needed. In Supply Chain Management: Analyzing Industry and Air Force Metrics Mr. Marshall presents a comparative analysis of industry and Air Force supply chain metrics along with an assessment of the measures to determine the effectiveness of Air Force SCM transformation. The assessment provides several recommendations to improve the current suite of metrics used to manage the Air Force supply chain. Supply chain management is a complex process and no single research effort will yield all of the answers to the suite of metrics that should be used. This article summarizes those best practices that seem to indicate successful SCM implementation and operation.


Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS SUPPORT , *MILITARY SUPPLIES , *LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT , MAINTENANCE , AIR FORCE PERSONNEL , DEFENSE INDUSTRY , MILITARY PUBLICATIONS , STOCKPILES , METRICS , PERIODICALS , AUSTRALIA , CASE STUDIES , OPERATIONAL READINESS , ECONOMIC ANALYSIS , SKILLS


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE