TITLE

Transforming Logistics

AUTHOR(S)
Boone, Christopher H.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Air Force Journal of Logistics;Spring/Summer2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the efforts made by the U.S. Air Force in improving its services and support for Air Force war fighters. It presents reviews on the developments made by the Air Force Logistics Management Agency (AFLMA) such as the automatic identification technology to support its transformational process. Moreover, it cites several articles which depict large improvement efforts of the division, supporting its visions of centralized maintenance and improved intransit visibility.
ACCESSION #
34448557

 

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