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logistics

the functions involved in moving raw materials and components into the firm, the movement of work-in-progress and stocks within the firm and the movement of finished products out of the firm. See MATERIALS MANAGEMENT, MATERIALS REQUIREMENT PLANNING, STOCK CONTROL, DISTRIBUTION, MARKETING LOGISTICS.
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Specifically, the decision-making logistician has to be a master of integration and improvisation, two of the most critical sustainment principles.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual earnings for logisticians were $72,780 in May 2012, with the top 10 percent earning more than $112,100.
The Logistician is responsible for the project cars as well as all other logistical management (flights, shipments, customs, etc.
The tenets of rapid acquisition sustainment underscore the priorities of the logistician when directly supporting a rapid procurement; the logistician's activities and decisions
The worst case planning of the logisticians involved the possibility of higher consumption rates than projected.
2007 after serving as Principal Director for Governance, Acquisition, and Chief Knowledge Office for the Army CIO/G-6, said that he watched the CSS VSAT program start to connect Army logisticians under former PEO EIS Kevin Carroll.
This application should enable visibility for the joint logistician and facilitate visibility across the JLE.
With respect to inside the United States, a series of BLM studies looked at three separate logistical constituencies--academicians, executive search firms, and practitioners--with respect to the skill requirements of senior-level logisticians (Murphy and Poist 1991a, 1991b, 1993).
As detailed sustainment plans form during these later Gate Reviews, there is increasing opportunity (given logistician visibility) to assess any impact that the individual program under consideration may have on the ability of the broader logistics support infrastructure to sustain readiness at optimal affordability.
Fletcher," said Whalen, "he envisions that the logistician should see things as the warfighter does.

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