Accession Number:

ADA595004

Title:

Manufacturing Technology Support (MATES) II Task Order 0006: Air Force Technology and Industrial Base Research and Analysis. Subtask Order 0004: Study on Supply Chains and Social Media

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. 28 Mar-11 Oct 2013

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSAL TECHNOLOGY CORP DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

The supply chain social media study was conducted from 28 March 2013 - 11 October 2013. The objective of this study was to 1. More efficiently identify, evaluate, source, and qualify suppliers to better handle demand surges and supply chain disruptions Assembly 2. Better communication supply chain information technical specifications, engineering change orders, product requisitions or releases, production, shipment and so on to reduce effort and increase quality and on-time delivery Communications 3. Foster greater collaboration to improve production planning, more quickly identify and resolve supply chain issues and increase innovation Collaboration and, 4. Provide quantitative and qualitative insights into the industrial base and individual companies to facilitate better planning, improve decision-making, and provide an early warning of potential problems Insights.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Computer Systems
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE