Accession Number : ADA329596

Title :   Decision Support Tools for the Assessment of Commodity Bid Offers Made to the Defense National Stockpile Center

Descriptive Note : Final rept

Corporate Author : DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY RICHMOND VA OPERATIONS RESEARCH OFFICE

Personal Author(s) : Zimmerman, Randy ; Reid, Eleanor

PDF Url : ADA329596

Report Date : SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : This report documents a study of commodity bid offers made to the Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC). The purpose of the study was to provide DNSC with better information about potential changes in market commodity prices. This report provides the project findings of the new PC based price forecasting model, "market basket" decision support package, and "optimal" price methodology.

Descriptors :   *COMMODITIES, *DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, COSTS.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE