Public and Private Partnerships in Support of Performance-Based Logistics Initiative - Lessons Learned from Defense Logistic Agency Partnerships
DEFENSE SUPPLY CENTER RICHMOND VA
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Per Product Support for the 21st Century A Program Managers Guide to Buying Performance, November, 2001 published by the Defense Acquisition University, Performance-Based Logistics PBL is the preferred approach for implementing weapon system support. While PBL initiatives enhance weapon system support by employing best commercial practices in providing an integrated and performance-based supply chain, they often do not combine the best of government support with commercial support. This results in dual infrastructures, increased costs, and other disadvantages. This article addresses the advantages of combining public and private support by discussing lessons learned from two PBLs where the Defense Logistics Agency has become the source of supply to commercial vendors awarded PBL contracts by the Military Services.
- Administration and Management
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies