Are we doing enough to derisk the defence supply chain
Defence ministries and major contractors would be at a loose end without vast global supply chains to provide the equipment needed to undertake operations in a timely, cost-effective manner. However, as these chains add more links, the complexity of managing them has steadily increased, while the ri ...
U.S. Marine Corps Approach to Logistics - Q&A
Read Defence IQ's latest interview with Major General Craig C. Crenshaw, Commanding General at Marine Corps Logistics Command about how the USMC are handling the current challenges for military logisticians.
The importance of logistics staff training in delivering operational excellence
As the logistical landscape changes through the emergence of innovative technologies and concepts, training must evolve to make sure logisticians develop the knowledge and skill ...
Demand forecasting and supply chain: State of the market
The defence supply chain is transforming through emerging technologies and software, enabling a crucial opportunity to improve demand forecasting, asset oversight and effective maintenance to avoid critical shortfalls in capability. In this exclusive infographic, find out the views of ...
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Defence Logistics Chairman David Tasker demands "honest discussion"
"I’m looking for an open and frank forum on where industry can learn from defence or military organisations, but likewise where military organisations can see where they can benefit from their commercial counterparts." As chairman of the Defence Logistics 2015 conference, David Tasker (Vice President Global Defence, DB Schenker) explains...
Top 3 Challenges for Defence Logistics Experts
Brigadier General Vetter, Commander of the Bundeswehr’s Logistics Centre sets out the top three challenges he sees facing logistics experts over the next five years. He also discusses the importance of international collaboration in logistics.
Defense Logistics Agency director discusses where investment is heading and how industry can support future operations
Defence IQ spoke to RADM Griffith, Director, DLA Logistics Operations (J3) at the Defense Logistics Agency about the challenges his agency faces in the future as the nature of war continues to evolve, where investment and innovation is heading, and what industry can do to support these efforts.
Defence logistics is "much more than numbers, dollars and contracts"...Discuss!
Chris Markey is the Chairman of the Defence Forum of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT). He provides advice and consultancy support in both commercial and defence sectors, primarily on supply chain and logistic issues. Defence IQ spoke with Markey about the state of defence...
The 3 factors driving performance based logistics
Dr. Kevin Burgess is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Management and Security at Cranfield Defence and Security. Defence IQ talked to Dr Burgess about military and defence logistics to learn more about current trends. Here’s the transcript…
Logistics - The EU Military Staff Approach
Brigadier General Dionigi Maria Loria, Director, Logistics, European Union Military Staff speaks with Defence IQ about the strategy they are using to expand on the issues surrounding the EU Common Security and Defence Policy and their efforts to foster deeper cooperation and make best use of multinational platforms.