MARFORRES Material Readiness Analysis and Logistics Information Management

NCMS Project #: 140713

Problem: Marine Forces Reserve maintains ground equipment at 183 separate sites across the continental U.S.  Property accounting and equipment visibility of these assets has proven to be a significant challenge.  Continuous equipment management accountability visibility and oversight is essential to maintaining ground equipment readiness levels.

Benefit: This project will assess and enhance equipment accountability and management, identify causative factors contributing to equipment accountability and visibility (EAV) problems, identify comprehensive solutions, and implement performance improvements.

Solution/Approach: The objective is to perform ground equipment material readiness analyses; to include development of trends, issues with interpretations, as well as technical training to MARFORRES using unit logistics personnel.

Impact on Warfighter:

  • Improve logistics planning
  • Reduce costs
  • Strategic decision making

DOD Participation:

  • U.S. Marine Corps, Marine Forces Reserve (G-4) and IM/KM

Industry Participation:

  • The Columbia Group
  • NCMS

Benefit Area(s):

  • Cost savings
  • Obsolescence management and continued maintenance capability
  • Improved readiness

Focus Area:

  • Business processes/partnerships

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