Financial electronic commerce in the logistics community

Lindsey, Valerie A.
May 1999
Army Logistician;May/Jun99, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p32
Reports that the United States Defense Department is exploring the use of credit cards as a commercial practice in the US Army procurement. Purchase options; Differences between the government credit card and the International Merchant Purchase Authorization Card; Benefits of and safeguards in the use of the cards.


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