Accession Number:

ADA478297

Title:

Leveraging Commercial Logistics in the Joint Arena

Descriptive Note:

Strategy research project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-02-19

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

This paper analyzes the strategic implications of leveraging the commercial capabilities already in place across the globe to facilitate logisticssustainment support for regional joint operations. The paper will provide a review of current joint doctrine on logistics sustainment and the use of commercial industry to satisfy warfighting sustainment requirements. Additionally, it reviews existing vehicles used by the various Services andor the Defense Logistics Agency DLA along with other initiatives underway to expand the practice. In assessing strategic implications, the paper examines the impact to both U.S. domestic and international policy when pursuing commercial logistics contracts with non-U.S. commercial entities as a tool for the Combatant Commanders Theater Security Cooperation Strategy.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE