Opportunities for Further Improvement of Government Logistics Management
LCD-80-78: Published: Aug 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1980.
- Full Report:
To help Federal agencies improve their operations and save money, many recommendations have been made over the years for improving logistics management policies, planning, and practices.
Logistics management areas examined over the past 5 years are discussed. The areas include: (1) using less costly alternative logistics concepts; (2) making logistics support system decisions earlier; (3) ordering and stocking the proper amount and kind of material; (4) distributing material efficiently; (5) using equipment more efficiently; (6) maintaining equipment better; (7) improving logistics management information systems; (8) disposing of unneeded property; (9) improving cataloging and standardization; and (10) protecting inventories.