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Tables of Contents for Velocity Management
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
iii
 
Figures and Tables
vii
 
Summary
ix
 
Acknowledgments
xix
 
Glossary
xxi
 
A Paradigm for Dramatically Improved Performance
1
16
The Mass-Based Approach to Logistics
1
1
Why Mass?
1
1
The Limitations of Mass
2
2
Replacing Mass with Velocity
4
3
Define-Measure-Improve
7
5
Define the Process
8
2
Measure the Process
10
1
Improve the Process
11
1
Organizing for Improvement
12
2
Organization of This Report
14
3
Velocity Management in Action
17
14
Defining the Order Fulfillment Process
18
2
Measuring the Order Fulfillment Process
20
4
Improving the Order Fulfillment Process
24
7
Extending the Paradigm
31
16
Optimizing the Performance of Inventories
32
9
Improved Inventory Breadth
38
1
Improved Inventory Depth
38
3
Reducing Repair Times
41
2
Improving the Quality of Financial Information
43
4
Linking Process Improvement to Increased Equipment Readiness
47
8
The Equipment Downtime Analyzer
48
1
Diagnosing the Reasons Why Equipment Is Not Ready
49
3
Putting the EDA to Work
52
3
Sustaining the Velocity Management Initiative
55
6
A Compelling Vision
56
1
Assured Succession
57
1
Institutionalized Improvement
57
1
Speedy Reform
58
1
Continuous Innovation
58
1
Resources
59
2
Coda: Velocity Management and the Transformation of the Army
61
2
Bibliography
63
2
About the Authors
65