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Performance Based Logistics … What’s Stopping Us?


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Authors: Jim Davis, Dean Newman, and Mike Kotzian

Nearly everyone agrees that performance based logistics (PBL) solutions can be effective logistics support vehicles that can improve both readiness and deliver real savings. So, then why aren’t the majority of our weapon systems supported under PBL arrangements? To address this question, let’s look to identify the key qualities of successful PBL teams as well as the vital ingredients that go into a successful arrangement.

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3D Printing How Much Will It Improve the DoD Supply Chain of the Future?


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Authors: Robin Brown, Jim Davis, Mark Dobson, Duane Mallicoat

“Captain’s log, star date 2821.5. On route to Makus III with a cargo of medical supplies. Our course leads us past Murasaki 312, a quasar-like formation. Vague, undefined, a priceless opportunity for scientific investigation. On board is Galactic High Commissioner Ferris, overseeing the delivery of the medicines to Makus III.”

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