As part of a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Center for Management & Economic Research (CMER) and Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (CMSA) , the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) and private partners will join to support ongoing economic recovery in Alabama’s Read more »
Huntsville, Ala., -October 8,2012 – A three and half year University of Alabama in Huntsville study for the U.S. Army reviewed the management of its military supply chain particularly parts and supplies. The UAHuntsville researchers including former CMER staffers had a goal of creating measurements that would help develop a more efficient system of managing supplies and anticipating shortfalls. Read more »
DLA is streamlining its entire logistics pipeline. Balanced Scorecard, a widely used, very structured commercial approach where senior executives determine what direction, specific initiatives, and funding are needed to be successful. Using the scorecard, DLA formulated a transformation strategy for years to come. The strategy includes modernization of business practices, enhanced information operating systems and Read more »
Review research discussing successful implementation of Lean Enterprise in seaport operations with cited examples from Port of Mobile, Alabama.