Improving Supply Availability & Organic Industrial Base (OIB) Performance through Management – Phase III

NCMS Project #: 140994

Problem: Army Materiel Command (AMC) is responsible for integrating the Army’s end-to-end supply chain for parts and maintenance to support Army fleet repair and sustainment.  AMC also operates organic manufacturing, repair and overhaul operations and partners with industry to meet the Army’s needs.  AMC seeks to develop and make maximum use of decision support tools, backed by effective metrics and reliable data to improve its operations and provide predictive readiness for units and commanders.

Benefit: AMC is an ideal development partner for maturing the aforementioned data collection practices because of its large scale, diverse operations, and the positive effects that improving its performance will have for the public and AMC’s industry partners.  Making these improvements requires understanding, adapting, and adopting private sector and leading practices to AMC’s unique business for the wholesale supply system and the OIB.

Solution/Approach: Through this initiative, AMC will demonstrate the value of adapting and applying a combination of leading industry practices in strategy, performance management, supply chain management, and organizational governance to drive improvements in maintenance and sustainment.  The foundation for AMC’s success lies in developing a Performance Management Framework (PMF) that aligns the strategy, process, organization, information systems, and performance metrics in each of its supply chain focus areas to enable AMC to accurately measure its current performance, more clearly define its near-term objectives and long-term vision, and develop and monitor progress along an improvement roadmap to reach its goals.

Impact on Warfighter:

  • Reduced costs
  • Integrated, synchronized, and collaborative supply and demand planning capabilities
  • Improved decision-making
  • Increased warfighter readiness

DOD Participation:

  • Army Materiel Command (AMC)

Industry Participation:

  • Guidehouse LLP
  • NCMS

Benefit Area(s):

  • Cost savings
  • Repair turn-around time
  • Positive environmental impact
  • Safety
  • Maintenance management improvement
  • Improved readiness

Focus Area:

  • Business processes/partnerships