Accession Number : ADA282287

Title :   Forecasting Submodule in the Corporate Information Management (CIM) Requirements System.

Corporate Author : DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY RICHMOND VA OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC ANALYSI S MANAGEMENT SUPPORT OFFICE

Personal Author(s) : Roberts, Benedict

Report Date : JUL 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : The Joint Logistics Services Center (JLSC) is tasked to implement standard wholesale inventory management systems throughout the Department of Defense. The primary purpose is to eliminate duplicate systems, and systems management, while increasing inventory management efficiencies. This goal encompasses many area of wholesale logistics systems. One of these areas is demand forecasting. The JLSC standard selected for implementation is based on the Navy developed Statistical Demand Forecasting (SDF) system. This report focuses on issues relating to five SDF mathematical models and their applicability to DLA. Specifically, the five models cover the following topical areas: demand forecasts, leadtime forecasts, demand variance, leadtime variance, and leadtime demand variance. Forecasting, Bayesian composite forecasting, Procurement lead time, Leadtime variance, Leadtime demand variance, Demand variance.

Descriptors :   *INVENTORY, *CORPORATE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, EFFICIENCY, FORECASTING, LEAD TIME, LOGISTICS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, NAVY, SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, NAVAL PROCUREMENT.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE