oa Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies - Proposal for a lean commodity management process for the South African navy

Volume 33, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1022-8136
  • E-ISSN: 2224-0020



Commodity Managers (CMs) within the South African Navy (SAN) need new and innovative ways to achieve effective supply support to their customers. A look at international trends and what other organisations are doing, presents supply support options that will help in formulating an effective commodity management process. The survey, although not an exhaustive benchmarking exercise, does conclude that the process must be clearly defined, visible and comprehensible.

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