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A final chapter on ebusiness and elogistics describes the role of the Internet and ecommerce on supply chain sustainability.
Some of the changes include placing a priority on buying rugged commercial parts and subsystems, rather than special-purpose, high-cost items unique to the military; making unit production costs, support costs, and interoperability key military design requirements; implementing an integrated digital-based supply chain, including elogistics, e-finance, and e-procurement; and making a concerted effort to increase the professionalism of the DOD acquisition workforce, which, depending on the definition used, stands at approximately 300,000 military and civilian personnel.
* Jeff Papows, 46, was named chief executive of Burlington, MA-based, Maptuit, a supplier of wireline and wireless Internet Location-based and eLogistics services.