The management of logistics and supply chain operations is of vital importance in the defence sector. Defence Logistics looks at established theories and their practical utility, providing insights into current thinking for postgraduate and undergraduate students, lecturers, researchers, practitioners and professionals through real-life case studies.
Defence Logistics focuses on key areas of logistics and supply chain management in context, such as sustainability, inventory management, resilience, procurement, information systems and crisis response. This comprehensive and up-to-the-minute collection includes contributions from international academics from a range of universities, academies and defence schools, along with practitioners who are currently working in the field of defence logistics.
|Publisher:||Kogan Page, Ltd|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)|
About the Author
Jeremy Smith manages modules on the Defence Acquisition Management and the Programme and Project Management MScs at Cranfield Defence and Security, UK. He developed and leads several logistics short courses and workshops pitched at strategic and practitioner levels. He served for 25 years in the British Army as a logistician and Ammunition Technical Officer.
Table of Contents
** Chapter - 00: Introduction; ** Chapter - 01: Defence logistics definitions and frameworks; ** Chapter - 02: Defence logistics - an historical perspective; ** Chapter - 03: Defence logistics in context; ** Chapter - 04: Resilience in defence supply chains; ** Chapter - 05: Integrating mission and support systems through the life cycle - Integrated logistics support and maintenance strategies; ** Chapter - 06: Supportability analysis for supportable and supported mission systems; ** Chapter - 07: Achieving dependability in defence systems; ** Chapter - 08: Planning and executing defence operational logistics; ** Chapter - 09: Procurement for defence logistics support; ** Chapter - 10: Managing performance in defence logistics; ** Chapter - 11: Optimizing the defence inventory; ** Chapter - 12: Accounting and finance in defence logistics; ** Chapter - 13: Decision support in defence logistics; ** Chapter - 14: Defence logistics and crisis response; ** Chapter - 15: Defence logistics information systems; ** Chapter - 16: A look to the future;