Accession Number : AD0488265

Title :   PROVISIONING - ESSENTIALITY.

Corporate Author : SHIPS PARTS CONTROL CENTER MECHANICSBURG PA

Report Date : 30 JUN 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : Contents: Nature of Essentiality -- The Hierarchy of Essentiality; Necessity for Military Worth Evaluation; Sub-optimization; Some Hazards; Effects of Improper Essentiality Ratings; Relative Importance of Component and Part Essentiality; and Redundancy; Use of Essentiality: On-Board Allowance List Decisions -- Influence of Essentiality on the Computations; and Assignment of Weights to Essentiality Codes Sensitivity; Use of Essentiality: Ashore Back-Up Stock Decisions -- The Single Echelon Problem: Essentiality not Considered Ashore; Afloat Shortage Costs Considered Ashore; Current Procedure; When Essentiality Ashore is Significant; and Illustration of Shortage Cost Computation Using Essentiality.

Descriptors :   (*INVENTORY CONTROL, REPLACEMENT THEORY), (*INVENTORY CONTROL, REPLACEMENT THEORY), (*SPARE PARTS, REPLACEMENT THEORY), SHIPBOARD, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, SUPPLY DEPOTS, NAVAL SHORE FACILITIES, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, REDUNDANT COMPONENTS, SCHEDULING, STATISTICAL PROCESSES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE