Assignment: For this case study please read the article below in the Proquest data base concerning anticipatory logistics the US Army is experimenting with. Then in a 3-4 page paper answer the following question.
Can anticipatory logistics work in the corporate world? Why or why not?
Don’t just answer yes or no, explain your reasoning. Consider how the corporate world is the same and different from the military world. What are the specific aspects of anticipatory logistics that fit or don’t fit with the corporate world? You should have 3-4 pages of written text plus a cover sheet and reference page. Annotate your sources of information appropriately on your reference page.
Anticipatory logistics: The Army’s answer to supply chain management Army Logistician; Fort Lee; Sep/Oct 2002; Joshua M Lenzini. Available in the Trident Online Library.
The Army is experimenting with the concept of anticipatory logistics for class III (petroleum, oils, and lubricants), class V (ammunition), and maintenance. Anticipatory logistics uses technologies, information systems, and procedures to predict and prioritize customer requirements and provide appropriate sustainment.