Accession Number : AD0417525

Title :   A LOGISTICS PERFORMANCE INDEX,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Marlow,W.H. ; Wilkinson,W.L.

Report Date : 13 AUG 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This paper introduces a simple performance index for use as a 'figure of merit' or 'over-all meas ure of effectiveness' for particular means of accomplishing a given operation. A special linear form of the general index is developed in detail and its application is illustrated for two cases: transportation to support overseas deployments and submarine repair parts inventory -4ems. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LOGISTICS, EFFECTIVENESS), OPERATION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, SUBMARINES.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE