Accession Number:

ADA229476

Title:

Transportation Cost Analysis for EDDS Vendor Consolidation, Jacksonville, Florida

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY ALEXANDRIA VA OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OFFICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Vendor consolidation under the Enhanced Defense Logistics Agency Distribution System EDDS is the method of collecting small less-than-truckload LTL shipments from commercial vendors at or near origin and combining shipments to build larger LTL or truckload TL shipments for movement to the DLA supply depots for replenishment of inventory. Savings in transportation dollars are expected to accrue based on the difference in the cost of shipping many small LTL shipments for movement to the depots at lower volume prices. The savings should eventually be passed on the DLA in the form of lower item prices. EMK

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE