A dynamic distribution model for combat logistics

  title={A dynamic distribution model for combat logistics},
  author={Kevin R. Gue},
  journal={Computers & OR},
New war,ghting concepts for the US Marine Corps emphasize small, highly mobile forces supported from the sea, rather than from large, land-based supply points. The goal of logistics planners is to support these forces with as little inventory on land as possible. We develop a multi-period, facility location and material 5ow model, and show how to con,gure the land-based distribution system over time to support a given battle plan with minimum inventory. We demonstrate results of the model with… CONTINUE READING