At present the US army is capable of deploying a fully, combat ready force, anywhere in the world in 96 hours.
An entire combat ready division in 120 hours and five divisions in 30 days.
Imagine the logistical requirements for placing a strike force anywhere in the world in 96 hours, or an entire combat ready unit anywhere in the world in 120 hours.
Achieving that level of readiness required a logistics transformation from a redundancy of mass, to one based on velocity, mobility, and information that is supported by a single logistics system.
Based upon shared situational awareness to facilitate real-time logistics control extending from the tactical level of operations in a theater to the strategic, basically from the factory to the foxhole.
The army has shrunk the logistics pipeline, lightened the load and reduce lead time drastically.
They achieved this by implementing several changes to their logistic and supply chain strategy
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About the author
Romeo Richards is an experienced retail trainer and consultant with knowledge of retail marketing, store performance and retail loss prevention.
He has the ability to choreograph the customer journey, boost store conversion and enhance in-store experience using store design and visual merchandising.
Specialises in increasing retail profit through shrinkage reduction.
He is the author of 23 retail and marketing books including:
• How to Increase Retail Sales
• How to Make Profit In Retail
• Store Design Blueprint
• Visual Merchandising Display
He is the creator of five retail home study courses.
Frequently presents webinars on shoplifting prevention and boosting retail sales.
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