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
- U.S. Marine Corps, Marine Forces Reserve (G-4) and IM/KM
- The Columbia Group
- Cost savings
- Obsolescence management and continued maintenance capability
- Improved readiness
- Business processes/partnerships