38 relations: Accounting, Ammunition dump, Construction, Consumption (economics), Delivery (commerce), Design, Disposition, Distribution (marketing), Distribution (mathematics), Emergency evacuation, Finished good, Freight transport, Funding, Hospital, Identification (information), Just-in-time manufacturing, Loss of Strength Gradient, Maintenance (technical), Management, Manufacturing, Military, Military acquisition, Military logistics, Military operation, Military service, Motion (physics), New product development, Oil terminal, Optimal control, Principles of sustainment, Procurement, Product (business), Quantity, Raw material, Service (economics), Supply chain, Supply chain management, Warehouse.
Accounting or accountancy is the measurement, processing, and communication of financial information about economic entities such as businesses and corporations.
An ammunition depot, ammunition supply point (ASP), ammunition handling area (AHA), ammunition dump, is a military storage facility for live ammunition and explosives.
Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure.
Consumption is the process in which consumers (customers or buyers) purchase items on the market.
Delivery is the process of transporting goods from a source location to a predefined destination.
Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns).
A disposition is a quality of character, a habit, a preparation, a state of readiness, or a tendency to act in a specified way that may be learned.
Distribution (or place) is one of the four elements of the marketing mix.
Distributions (or generalized functions) are objects that generalize the classical notion of functions in mathematical analysis.
Emergency evacuation is the urgent immediate egress or escape of people away from an area that contains an imminent threat, an ongoing threat or a hazard to lives or property.
Finished goods are goods that have completed the manufacturing process but have not yet been sold or distributed to the end user.
Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo.
Funding is the act of providing financial resources, usually in the form of money, or other values such as effort or time, to finance a need, program, and project, usually by an organization or company.
A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.
The function of identification is to map a known quantity to an unknown entity so as to make it known.
Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, also known as just-in-time production or the Toyota Production System (TPS), is a methodology aimed primarily at reducing flow times within production system as well as response times from suppliers and to customers.
The Loss of Strength Gradient (LSG) is a military concept devised by Kenneth E. Boulding in his 1962 book Conflict and Defense: A General Theory.
The technical meaning of maintenance involves operational and functional checks, servicing, repairing or replacing of necessary devices, equipment, machinery, building infrastructure, and supporting utilities in industrial, business, governmental, and residential installations.
Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.
Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.
A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.
Military acquisition is the bureaucratic management and procurement process dealing with a nation's investments in the technologies, programs, and product support necessary to achieve its national security strategy and support its armed forces.
Military logistics is the discipline of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of military forces.
A military operation is the coordinated military actions of a state, or a non-state actor, in response to a developing situation.
Military service is service by an individual or group in an army or other militia, whether as a chosen job or as a result of an involuntary draft (conscription).
In physics, motion is a change in position of an object over time.
In business and engineering, new product development (NPD) covers the complete process of bringing a new product to market.
An oil depot (sometimes called a tank farm, installation or oil terminal) is an industrial facility for the storage of oil and/or petrochemical products and from which these products are usually transported to end users or further storage facilities.
Optimal control theory deals with the problem of finding a control law for a given system such that a certain optimality criterion is achieved.
U.S. Army Doctrine Publication 4-0, published 31 July 2012 addresses sustainment principles.
Procurement is the process of finding, agreeing terms and acquiring goods, services or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process.
In marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a market that might satisfy a want or need.
Quantity is a property that can exist as a multitude or magnitude.
A raw material, also known as a feedstock or most correctly unprocessed material, is a basic material that is used to produce goods, finished products, energy, or intermediate materials which are feedstock for future finished products.
In economics, a service is a transaction in which no physical goods are transferred from the seller to the buyer.
A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer.
In commerce, supply chain management (SCM), the management of the flow of goods and services, involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.
A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods.