Founded in 2005 and added to Shephard's publishing portfolio in 2009, Military Logistics International is a truly global, market-leading publication covering the broad area of military logistics.
MLI's comprehensive coverage of ground, air and naval logistics ranges from fresh ‘after-action’ reports of logistics operations in the field, through logistics transformation issues, to analysis and discussion about industrial aspects of logistics and supply chain matters. The writing in MLI mirrors the common approach to military logistics: factory to foxhole.
Leading figures in the world of military logistics are regularly interviewed to give their views on crucial logistics matters. A highly respected international list of contributors ensures that MLI features the best analysis, comment and news.
3 EDITORIAL COMMENT
• RAAF operational with MRTT
• Dewey Electronics to expand military generator offerings
• Afghan Air Force welcomes cancellation of C-27 contract
6 END OF THE LINE?
To ensure that vehicles remain in service and operational, militaries must provide an extensive support network, comprising specialist MRO companies, OEMs and logistics units, finds Tim Fish.
11 BELOW DECKS
Logistics systems for some classes of naval vessel are becoming more automated to drive down costs, but others rely on legacy systems or traditional methods to keep ship stores moving, Beth Stevenson discovers.
14 BUMPY ROAD AHEAD
Contemporary threats have driven the ‘simple’ truck from modern military operations. Faced with shrinking budgets, some armies are adopting a high-low mix to modernise their fleets, reports Ian Kemp.
17 REFRESHING ACTIVITIES
As Asian navies increasingly look to project capabilities beyond home waters, they are upgrading their support at sea through the acquisition of new replenishment vessels, says Tim Fish.
21 THE LONG JOURNEY
Often the unsung hero of the logistics chain, pallets and cases are vital for the safe transportation of equipment. Claire Apthorp explores the latest products that ensure items are undamaged when they reach the theatre of operations.
26 UPS AND DOWNS
Recent operational experiences have led to a booming demand for climate control systems that can both heat and cool deployed infrastructure and vehicles. Scott R Gourley examines some innovative solutions that also look to save energy.
32 DEPTH FORWARD
Tim Fish talks to Keith Lippert of Accenture about how the company’s analytical solutions can improve inventory management and increase efficiencies in the supply and procurement processes.
(I/ITSEC, Aero India, AUSA Winter, IDEX)
• Air Transport
• Bridging Systems
• Logistics Services
(LIMA, LAAD, IDEF, IMDEX)
• Pallets and Cases
• Climate Control
• Equipment MRO
• Trucks and Trailers
(Paris Air Show, DVD)
• Transport Aircraft
• Logistics Services
• Medical Support
(DSEi, Modern Day Marine, AUSA Annual, Seoul Air Show, Defence & Security Asia)
• Convoy Survivability
• Naval Stores
• Aerial Resupply
(I/ITSEC, Dubai Airshow)
• Logistics IT
• Field Power
• Water Supply
• Deployable Infrastructure
Military Logistics International is part of the land and support division in Shephard's internationally renowned publishing portfolio and delivers the audience logistics providers need.
MLI has circulation of over 7,300 and each printed copy has a 4 times pass on readership. (Adestra Readership Survey 2010).
Circulation has been further enhanced with the launch of our new free digital editions service.
Shephard's publications are also distributed at all major shows throughout the year.
Advertising in MLI will ensure your message really is seen by the right people in the industry. Do not miss this unique opportunity.
For advertising enquiries contact:
Jackie O'Connor, Commerical Manager on: +44 (0)1753 727009, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Email this to a friend.