Logistics Management

  • Report

    Enhancing Air Force Materiel Command Support to the Warfighter

    This analysis recommends ways the Air Force Materiel Command and its centers, specifically the Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) and the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC), can adapt and improve support to the warfighter.

    Jun 7, 2018

  • Report

    Developing a Capacity Assessment Framework for Marine Logistics Groups

    This report provides a capacity assessment framework to assist each of the Marine Logistics Groups, or any size unit, in determining the ability of logistics units to meet current and projected tasks.

    Feb 20, 2017

  • Journal Article

    A Fruitful Application of Static Marginal Analysis

    This paper describes the application of the technique of simple "marginal analysis" to an Air Force problem and suggests that a similar application may be useful in many industrial situations.

    Feb 20, 2015

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    Improving Defense Logistics Agency Supply Chain Agility

    The DLA supplies common military items to the armed services and others while seeking to achieve customer service goals and minimize cost. When demand for an item rises unexpectedly, providing effective customer service is challenging, and when demand falls, the DLA can be left with the sunk cost of excess inventory. Continuous attention to supply chain agility is needed.

    Jan 5, 2015

  • Report

    Strategic Distribution Platform Support of CONUS Army Units

    Examines ways to improve the Army's system for the distribution of supplies to home station units via the scheduled truck service from the Strategic Distribution Platforms.

    Dec 7, 2011

  • Research Brief

    Is There a Cheaper and Faster Way to Distribute Medical Supplies?

    Examines whether there is a less costly medical distribution structure for U.S. Central Command that would maintain or improve performance.

    Nov 29, 2011

  • Report

    Assessment of the USCENTCOM Medical Distribution Structure

    Examines whether there is a less costly medical distribution structure for U.S. Central Command that would maintain or improve performance.

    Mar 8, 2010

  • Report

    Dollars and Sense: A Process Improvement Approach to Logistics Financial Management

    This report documents analysis conducted in support of the Velocity Management Financial Management Process Improvement Team.

    Jan 1, 2000

  • Report

    Logistics research and management science

    A discussion of the many useful contributions made to the management of the logistics system of the United States Air Force through the application of research techniques. In particular, the author describes the broad nature of the military environme...

    Jan 1, 1959

  • Report

    Laboratory Evaluation of Supply and Procurement Policies: The First Experiment of the Logistics Systems Laboratory

    A description of Laboratory Problem I (LP-I), the first large-scale logistics simulation performed in RAND'S Logistics Systems Laboratory to evaluate a set of proposed supply policies and procedures.

    Aug 9, 1958

  • Content

    Mahyar A. Amouzegar

    Senior Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in operations research, UCLA; D. Engr. in electrical engineering, UCLA; M.S. in operations research, UCLA; B.S. in applied mathematics, San Francisco State University

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    Tim R. Colvin

    Research Programmer
    Education M.S. in applied mathematics, California Institute of Technology; A.B. in applied mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

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    Endy M. Daehner

    Director of Operations, Global Research Talent, Senior Physical Scientist
    Education B.A. in human biology, Stanford University; Ph.D. in chemistry, California Institute of Technology

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    Omar Sherif Elwakil

    Associate Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in supply chain management, University of Maryland; M.S. in international business, Univ Catholique de Louvain; B.S. in economics, University of Massachusetts

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    John F. Raffensperger

    Senior Operations Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in business, University of Chicago; M.B.A., University of Chicago; B.S. in industrial engineering, Northwestern University

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    Emma Westerman

    Director, Acquisition and Development Program, Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC); Mathematician
    Education M.S. in mathematics and statistics, Georgetown University; B.S. in mathematics and statistics, Carnegie Mellon University; B.A. in philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University