TITLE

Defense Dept. Takes Hard Look at Sourcing, Stocking Policies

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Sep2008, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the moves undertaken by the Department of Defense (DoD) to track down the sourcing and stocking of metal suppliers in the U.S. In 2004, the Industrial Analysis Center of the Defense Contract Management Agency was asked to prepare a steel fact sheet aimed in assessing the impact of steel trends on the departments industrial base. According to DoD data, lead times for military applications can run three to six times longer than commercial applications.
ACCESSION #
34633143

 

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