Accession Number : ADB029890

Title :   Department of Defense Materiel Distribution System Study (DODMDS). Volume III, Book 6. Appendix D-4, Transportation.

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date : 01 JUL 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 433

Abstract : The following sections of this report, excluding the Introduction, section 1, provide the methodology employed to respond to the stated requirements of the report. Section 2 addresses the methodology used to develop and validate transportation rates, and to acquire data for analysis of transportation and facility capabilities. Section 3 describes the methodology used for the development of transportation times. Section 4 addresses a by-product of the transportation data accumulation and analysis. It provides some historical materiel flows, and is provided to identify some potential areas for transportation improvement. The transportation forecast is in the final two sections. 'The Commercial Transportation Rate Forecast' is presented in Section 5, and the forecast of 'Future Developments in Ocean Transportation' is provided in Section 6.

Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS, *MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, SHIPPING, MERCHANT VESSELS, MATERIEL, TRUCKS, CARGO VEHICLES, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, OPERATIONS RESEARCH, COST ANALYSIS, DISTRIBUTION, MILITARY SUPPLIES, RAIL TRANSPORTATION, METHODOLOGY, OVERSEAS.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE