The Army Seeks a World Class Logistics Modernization Program

Report Number: NPS-PM-04-010

Series: Program Management

Category: Logistics Modernization Program

Report Series: Case Study

Authors: William Lucyshyn, Keith F. Snider, Robert Maly

Title: The Army Seeks a World Class Logistics Modernization Program

Published: 2004-06-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2004/NPS-PM-04-010.pdf

Keywords: Army Material Command (AMC), Logistics Modernization Program (LMP), Army Logistics Management, Information Systems

Abstract:

On a hot summer day in early August 1999, Paul Capelli walked from the Longworth House of Representatives office building after briefing the staffers of Representative Richard Gephardt on the Army program for which he was responsible. He was on his way to brief another House member and his staffers in the Rayburn office building. This trip felt like his 100th, and he wondered if they would ever stop. Capelli had been tasked by the Army Materiel Command (AMC) to lead a project team to modernize the Army