Logistics Modernization Program wins back-to-back awards, continues to turn corner.Marlton, N.J. (Sept. 22, 2006) -- If the Logistics Modernization Program's recent success is any indication, the future of Army logistics is bright. The Logistics Modernization Program (LMP LMP left mentoposterior (position of fetus); last menstrual period.
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"As the world's largest fully integrated supply chain planning and execution solution, these awards recognize the entire LMP Team and their dedication in supporting America's soldiers," said Army Col. Scott Lambert, project manager.
Computer Sciences Corporation is the prime systems integrator for LMP. CSC Vice President and LMP Program Manager Sheri Thureen commented: "The LMP Team is absolutely committed to delivering program excellence. This recognition for our team's successes in supporting our troops is a tremendous honor for all of us at CSC and the rest of the LMP Team."
Following on the heels of AFEI's award, at the IDGA Military Logistics Summit LMP received an Honorable Mention in the Military Logistics Program of the Year award category. LMP was acknowledged for its growth as one of the top innovators in logistics technology, LMP was also recognized for its efficiency in helping the Army and Department of Defense create a fully integrated environment that builds, sustains, and generates warfighting capabilities through an integrated logistics enterprise. In addition to showing measurable performance improvement, LMP's use of open, scalable information systems architecture and its unrivaled success at system availability, response time, automated processing, and security access put it ahead of other candidates.
As the cornerstone of the Single Army Logistics Enterprise, LMP provides national-level logistics business practices that revolutionize the Army's supply chain. By eliminating extensive manual intervention, LMP reduces the time, funding, and human resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. required to process the millions of transactions the Army initiates on an annual basis.
Since its deployment in July 2003, LMP has utilized the best in Enterprise Resource Planning See ERP.
(application, business) Enterprise Resource Planning - (ERP) Any software system designed to support and automate the business processes of medium and large businesses. (ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. ) technology, allowing for continual improvement Continual Improvement (also called incremental improvement or staircase improvement) is a process or productivity improvement tool intended to have a stable and consistent growth and improvement of all the segments of a process or processes. in warfighter readiness and decision making.
LMP will be fully deployed in 2010 with the support of the Army's Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). LMP will manage $4.5 billion in inventory, process greater than $5 billion in customer sales, manage more than $7 billion in Army obligations, and be used by 17,000 professionals.
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