National Logistics Webinar

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National Logistics Webinar

March 27, 2013


Supply/Property Management

at the Incident








Incident Based Automation

Barcode Project




Background



Supply Module Released in 2006


Pilot Status 2008
-
12 on 22 Incidents

Goals Accomplished



Proof of Concept


Barcode and Equipment Technology


Business Processes


Import of ICBS Packing Lists


Barcode Technology

Item Id

Short Description

UOM

Bar Code

000021

BAG
-

garbage can liner, plastic, 30 GL, 39" x
33"

BX

#NAME?

000022

BAG
-

sleeping, cloth, washable, 3 lb fill,
34"x76" (100" zipper)

EA

#NAME?

Equipment Technology

Barcode Kits


6 Kits


Pre
-
Positioned at National Caches


Scanners, Incident Barcode Cards,
Smartbooks, Training CD, Misc. Supplies


Inventoried/Cleaned by IMT at Incident


Returned to Cache




Business Processes

Supply


Supply


Finance

Check
-
Out

Scanners
are used to
scan a pre
-
printed bar
code card
and assign
the card to
individuals
or crew
bosses


The barcode
card is then
used to
checkout
and return
supplies for
the duration
of the
incident


Electronic
notification
of all issues
and returns
are
available
via I
-
Suite
to the
Finance
Section and
Demob

Unit

Notification
on ICS
-
221
allows
verification
that all
supplies
are
returned
prior to
resources
being
Demobed

Manual Process

Automated Process

Automated Process

Benefits


ICBS Packing List Import


Generated when Delivery is Enroute


Uploaded to a Secure ftp Site


Downloaded and Imported into I
-
Suite


Gives heads up as to which Items and
Quantities to expect


Property Numbers for Trackable Items

Communications Unit


Identifying/Validating Resources




Reports for Single Resources


Reports for Crews


Reports for Locations


ICS
-
221 Checkout Form

Waybills Generated


Waybills for Release to Cache

Release to Cache Worksheet

Use without Scanners


Supply Module will work without Scanners


Not as efficient or fast:


Search for Resource in Database


No Validation of Resource


Use Advanced Search for NFES Item


Factors Driving Success



Location of Supply Unit



Power to

Supply Unit




Environmental Factors


IMT Buy In




Commitment to Use, Learn, and Support



Contingency Plans


Paper Process



Computer Support for Setup



What’s Next?

2013 Plans


Voluntary and Available to all IMTs in all
Areas


Teams Take Lead Role and Independently:


Set up Computers and Barcoding Equipment


Run the Project from start to finish


At Mobilization, IMTs order Barcode Kit and
contacts I
-
Suite Project Team


Project Team Provides Support to the IMT
as needed


Training


On
-
line training is posted on the I
-
Suite
Web Site:
http://isuite.nwcg.gov/Barcode/index.html



A training CD included in each Barcode Kit

The Future

e
-
ISuite


e
-
ISuite Implemented in 2014



Supply Module not included in the first
release of e
-
ISuite. Will be included in
future release (Version TBD)


Then, why use I
-
Suite????


IMT’s advantage to become familiar to:


Gain exposure to functionality


Train team members in its use


Discover the benefits of:


Improved Tracking of Supply Issues/Returns


Improved coordination with Finance


Benefit to the overall loss tolerance ratio


Questions?

Thank You