Accession Number : AD0849037

Title :   Air Force Logistic Studies Airlog-70, Phase III Report. Volume 1. The Economics of Cargo Shipment Airlift Versus Sealift.

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE LOGISTICS COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 76

Abstract : The paper reports on the study by the Air Force Logistics Command on the economic benefits in the logistics system, relative to the shipment of materiel to overseas bases by sealift and airlift, during the early 1970 time period. All distribution costs were to be considered, as well as the advancements in technology and logistics management.

Descriptors :   (*MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, LOGISTICS), AIR TRANSPORTATION, MARINE TRANSPORTATION, TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, CARGO SHIPS, DEPLOYMENT, OPTIMIZATION, MILITARY OPERATIONS, HANDLING, COST EFFECTIVENESS, SUPPLY DEPOTS, MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, MILITARY PUBLICATIONS.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE