Accession Number : ADA312516

Title :   Defense Transportation EDI Interface Integrity.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT INST MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : James, William T., III

PDF Url : ADA312516

Report Date : FEB 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The problem of missing government bills of lading (GBLs) in the Defense transportation payment process, while produced by a variety of causes, can be minimized through completion of the original concept of operations and by implementing a few system enhancements to accommodate some lessons learned. Program completion involves measures to improve GBL tracking and transmission of electronic GBLs to the carriers. Enhancements include providing acknowledgements for all interface transmissions and adequate resources and procedures for monitoring those acknowledgments. Failure to improve the integrity of data exchange across all interfaces will seriously jeopardize the future of Defense transportation's electronic data interchange program. Implementing the recommendations in this report will move the program toward the full achievement of its intended expectations.

Descriptors :   *INFORMATION EXCHANGE, *COMPENSATION, *FINANCE, *SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, LESSONS LEARNED, INTERFACES, TRACKING, MILITARY TRANSPORTATION.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE