Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) September 20, 2009
LLamasoft, along with partner and prime contractor Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), has been selected by the U.S. Transportation Command to support the Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center (JDPAC) located at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
The mission of the Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center is to support joint operations among the U.S. Transportation Command, the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, the Air Mobility Command, and the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Transportation Engineering Agency. The center facilitates operations, programmatic study support and transformation and leverages analytic expertise from Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise partners.
- Distribution performance analysis
- Distribution modeling and simulation support
- Operational modeling
- Supply chain threat analysis
- Operational cost analysis
- Business case scenario analysis
The contract, which will run through September 30, 2012 is an extension of the original three year JDPAC contract which was also awarded to Northrop Grumman's Information Technology sector.
During the term of the previous contract, LLamasoft's supply chain network modeling software, Supply Chain GuruTM, (http://www.llamasoft.com/Technology/SupplyChainGuru.aspx) was licensed by USTRANSCOM and used extensively for the modeling and analysis of military deployment and support logistics. The LLamasoft consulting staff was also contracted to serve as on-site support for many of the JDPAC supply chain modeling initiatives.
With this new contract, LLamasoft technology and support services are formally included as a resource.
"Over the last few years, LLamasoft and Northrop Grumman have worked closely with US Transportation Command to successfully deploy our cutting edge simulation and optimization capabilities to address a variety of complex military logistics planning problems" stated LLamasoft President Donald Hicks. "We were thrilled to be selected by Northrop Grumman as a key technology in support of this new three year contract. USTRANSCOM has a critical mission in supporting the war-fighter, and in this dynamic time of multiple deployments, challenging environments, and limited resources, LLamasoft is honored to make a contribution to that mission."
About Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $35 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.
LLamasoft provides software and expertise to design and improve supply chain network operations. Supply Chain Guru™ is the leading supply chain strategic planning application available in the market today. It enables companies to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain operations, leading to major improvements in transportation, inventory, sourcing, and production.