In Support of the Warfighter

Reinventing Marine Corps Inventory Management

by Marc Robbins, Ronald D. Fricker

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This research brief describes work documented in Retooling for the Logistics Revolution: Designing Marine Corps Inventories to Support the Warfighter (MR-1096-USMC).

Excerpt: In support of these efforts, RAND analysts have developed new ways to define repair parts inventories and to measure their performance. Retooling for the Logistics Revolution: Designing Marine Corps Inventories to Support the Warfighter shows how the use of two innovative inventory management techniques can save money and increase customer satisfaction. The findings have direct application to any organization, military or civilian, that seeks to improve the performance of its supply inventory.

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