Table: More Logic To Logistics

With a Bosnia peace mission looming, defense planners are rushing to reengineer 
      inventory tracking, speed deliveries, and reduce costs
      
                              DESERT STORM          BOSNIA
                              FISCAL `91            FISCAL '95
      
      ORDER-TO-DELIVERY       25.5 days             7.1 days
      TIME TO EUROPE*
      
      INVENTORY TRACKING      Key-punched           Bar-code reading,
                              manifest              laser cards,
                                                    radio-frequency tags
      
      WEIGHING PACKAGES       By hand Automated
      FOR SHIPPING
      
      TRUCK MANAGEMENT        By pencil and paper   By computer
      AT THE DEPOT
      *Average
      DATA: DEFENSE DISTRIBUTION DEPOT, SUSQUEHANNA, PA.
      

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