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- Providing Responsive Logistics Support: Applying LEAN Thinking to Logistics. Patnode, Norman H. // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Spring99, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p34
Recommends the application of LEAN thinking as a means for providing responsive logistics support. Basic assumptions; Steps involved; Establishment of consolidated protection buffers; Execution based on actual customer demands; Elimination of queue or wait time; Use of fast transportation.
- ECSS expeditionary combat support system. // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Summer2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the expeditionary combat support system (ECSS) and another on the organizations that are involved in transforming the U.S. Air Force logistics.
- Brightpoint de Mexico to distribute product for Unefon venture. // RCR Wireless News;9/25/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p80
Reports the agreement of Brightpoint de Mexico S.A. de C.V. with radio spectrum license holder Unefon S.A. de C.V. to provide integrated logistics services in Mexico.
- Tobyhanna implements JCALS. // Army Logistician;May/Jun99, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p52
Reports that the United States Army Depot at Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania is taking advantage of the full benefits of Joint Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistics Support. Agencies which helped draw up the depot's mission work load in an integrated data environment; Electronic transfer of...
- NECC: Consolidation of Forces. Johnson, Jess M. // All Hands;Apr2007, Issue 1080, p32
The article focuses on the move of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command to integrate naval forces including Naval Coastal Warfare, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, and Navy Expeditionary Logistics Group to provide direct combat support at high operational deployment tempo in the U.S.
- QM company meets soldiers basic needs. Burrows, Annie // Army Reserve Magazine;Aug2000 Training Special Edition, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p25
Focuses on the support provided by the Quartermaster Laundry and Bath Co. to soldiers involved in military training at Fort Dix, New Jersey. Accommodation of services to units performing operations in the field; Support to several units participating in the Petroleum Oil and Lubricant Exercise;...
- Renault to sell its logistics subsidiary. De Saint-Seine, Sylviane // Automotive News Europe;02/12/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p19
Reports on the plan of Renault company to sell its transport and logistic unit Compagnie d'Affretement et de Transport (CAT). Purpose of the sale; Information on the debt of the company; Comparison between the clients of CAT and Gefco company.
- Cost vs. information. Mele, Jim // Fleet Owner;Feb2002, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p6
Comments on the criteria offered by a group of logistics managers for choosing and judging transportation services. Criteria for choosing a carrier; Internal operation issues that must be considered for choosing a carrier; Criteria for choosing logistics decision support tools.
- Kansas City Opens a New Intermodal Center. // Logistics Today;May2008, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p6
The article reports that a new intermodal center in Kansas City will change a former air base into a major North American transportation and logistics hub. The CenterPoint-KCS Intermodal Center Phase I has 11,340 ft of main line track and has access to two-and four-lane highways. In addition the...