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dc.contributor.advisorGue, Kevin R.
dc.contributor.advisorKang, Keebom
dc.contributor.authorPaige, Larry G.
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-09T18:47:47Z
dc.date.available2012-08-09T18:47:47Z
dc.date.issued2000-06
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/7723
dc.description.abstractThe 1998 Department of Defense (DoD) Logistics Strategic Plan directed a sweeping program to reform the "business" of the DoD. A key component of the plan is that inventories be established at the lowest possible levels and be positioned to permit rapid delivery to the customer. In response, the Marine Corps has established a "virtual float" concept that seeks to reduce inventory levels for secondary repairables (SecReps). We show through a simulation model that the Marine Corps should not expect large savings from a virtual float operating with a lateral transfer inventory policy. For the items we selected, additional transportation costs for lateral transfers almost entirely eliminated savings due to reduced inventory. We also address organizational issues involved with a centralized systemen_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/inventorymanagem109457723
dc.format.extentviii, 55 p.;28 cm.en_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.titleInventory management of repairables in the US Marine Corps - a virtual warehouse concepten_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.subject.authorMarine Corps Inventory Managementen_US
dc.subject.authorSecondary Repairablesen_US
dc.subject.authorVirtual Warehouseen_US
dc.subject.authorLogisticsen_US
dc.subject.authorSupply Chain Managementen_US
dc.subject.authorModeling and Simulationen_US
dc.description.serviceCaptain, United States Marine Corpsen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.S. in Managementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineManagementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.description.distributionstatementApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.


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