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Military supply chain management is a cross-functional approach to procuring, producing and delivering products and services. The broad management scope includes sub-suppliers, suppliers, internal information and funds flow.[1] This is a partial list of battles that have entries in Wikipedia. ... . ... This is a list of missions, operations, and projects. ... The 1453 Siege of Constantinople (painted 1499) A siege is a prolonged military assault and blockade on a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition. ... See also list of military writers. ... This is a list of lists of wars, sorted by country, date, region, and type of conflict. ... This article lists and summarizes War Crimes committed since the Hague Conventions of 1907. ... There are a bewildering array of weapons, far more than would be useful in list form. ... This is a list of military writers, alphabetical by last name. ... Look up Procurement in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Manufacturing (from Latin manu factura, making by hand) is the use of tools and labor to make things for use or sale. ... Delivery is the process of transporting goods. ... This article is about a term used in economics. ... For other uses, see Management (disambiguation). ... Funding or financing is to provide capital (funds), which means money for a project, a person, a business or any other private or public institutions. ...

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Supply

A supply is the procurement, distribution, maintenance while in storage and salvage of supplies, including the determination of kind and quantity of supplies. The producer phase of a military supply extends from determination of procurement schedules to acceptance of finished supplies by the military services. The consumer phase of a military supply extends from receipt of finished supplies by the military services through issue for use or consumption.[2] Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing Distribution is one of the 4 aspects of marketing. ... Maintenance, Repair and Operations or Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), is fixing any sort of mechanical or electrical device should it get out of order or broken (repair) as well as performing the routine actions which keep the device in working order (maintenance) or prevent trouble from arising (preventive maintenance). ... Old warehouses in Amsterdam Inside Green Logistics Co. ... Salvage may refer to: Look up salvage in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Quantity is a kind of property which exists as magnitude or multitude. ... Military service in its simplest sense, is service by an individual or group in an army or other military organisation, whether as a chosen job or as a result of an involuntary draft (conscription). ... In economics, consumption refers to the final use of goods and services to provide utility. ...


Supply chain

The supply chain is the linked activities associated with providing material from a raw material stage to an end user as a finished good.[3] Supply control is the process by which an item of supply is controlled within the supply system, including requisitioning, receipt, storage, stock control, shipment, disposition, identification, and accounting.[4] The supply point is a location where supplies, services and materiels are located and issued. These locations are temporary and mobile, normally being occupied for up to 72 hours.[5] Look up material in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A Raw material is something that is acted upon by human labour or industry to create some product that humans desire. ... Look up Finished good in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A receipt is a written acknowledgement that a specified article or sum of money has been received as an exchange. ... Optimal control theory, a generalization of the calculus of variations, is a mathematical optimization method for deriving control policies. ... Damaged package The Panama canal. ... In philosophy, physiology, and psychology, a disposition is a habit, a preparation, a state of readiness, or a tendency to act in a specified way. ... It has been suggested that Accounting scholarship be merged into this article or section. ... Mobility is the ability and willingness to move or change; this can depend on motor skills; mobility aids may be needed such as a walking stick, walker, mobile standing frame, power operated vehicle/scooter, wheelchair or white cane for visual impairment. ...


Logistics

Main article: Military logistics

Military logistics is the science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of armed forces. In its most comprehensive sense, those aspects of military operations that deal with: a. design and development, acquisition, storage, movement, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, and disposition of materiel; b. movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel; acquisition or construction, maintenance, operation and disposition of facilities; and acquisition or furnishing of services. [6] Military logistics is the art and science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of military forces. ... Military logistics is the art and science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of military forces. ... Part of a scientific laboratory at the University of Cologne. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Planning, calculating, or the giving or receiving of information. ... All Saints Chapel in the Cathedral Basilica of St. ... In business and engineering, new product development (NPD) is the term used to describe the complete process of bringing a new product or service to market. ... Look up acquisition in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Old warehouses in Amsterdam Inside Green Logistics Co. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... In mathematical analysis, distributions (also known as generalized functions) are objects which generalize functions and probability distributions. ... Maintenance, Repair and Operations or Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), is fixing any sort of mechanical or electrical device should it get out of order or broken (repair) as well as performing the routine actions which keep the device in working order (maintenance) or prevent trouble from arising (preventive maintenance). ... Emergency evacuation is the movement of persons from a dangerous place due to the threat or occurrence of a disastrous event. ... In philosophy, physiology, and psychology, a disposition is a habit, a preparation, a state of readiness, or a tendency to act in a specified way. ... For the town in the Republic of Ireland, see Hospital, County Limerick. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


See also

An ammunition dump, or ammo dump, is a military storage facility for live ammunition and explosives. ... Supply chain management (SCM) is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the operations of the supply chain as efficiently as possible. ...

Notes

  1. ^ DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms – Supply Chain Management
  2. ^ DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms – Supply
  3. ^ DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms - Supply Chain
  4. ^ DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms - Supply Control
  5. ^ DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms - Supply Point
  6. ^ DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms - Logistics

External links

  • Department of Defense - Supply Chain Management Regulation

 
 

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