FOOD PRODUCTS AS AN ELEMENTY OF MILITARY LOGISTICS ON THE EXAMPLE OF THE LAND FORCES ACADEMY

1 PATERAK Sławomir
Co-authors:
1 WINCEWICZ-BOSY Marta
Institution:
1 General Tadeusz Kosciuszko - Military University of land Forces, Wrocław, Poland, EU, slawomir.paterak@awl.edu.pl, marta.wincewicz-bosy@awl.edu.pl
Conference:
CLC 2019, Tatra Hotel, Zakopane, Poland, EU, December 2 - 4, 2019
Proceedings:
Proceedings CLC 2019
Pages:
104-110
ISBN:
978-80-87294-96-3
ISSN:
2694-9318
Published:
7th October 2020
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Abstract

For military logistics a special area are processes related to the sphere of food. Proper planning of purchases, deliveries and storage, and their right implementation, in the context of changing conditions determining the state of the environment (peace, crisis or war), are an important area of tasks for military logistics. Also the specifics of customers - which are various types of military units, and consumers - in the form of soldiers performing tasks in different conditions, significantly affects the military logistics system. Both acquired products and their suppliers must meet these requirements and meet the expectations of customers by creating specific logistics chains. Food supplies intended to meet the needs of the Polish Armed Forces must meet specific requirements. They are determined by the competent authorities as regards the production process, rules for receipt, transport, storage, shelf life, etc. The authorities responsible for the activities of the food service at all levels of the Polish Armed Forces are required to maintain specific stocks of food supplies, their storage as well as to plan and execute deliveries to the supplied military units. All this affects the creation of specific conditions for the functioning of logistics chains in this area. The purpose of the article is to present conditions related to the logistic supply of food products to military units, implemented as part of the military logistics system of the General Tadeusz Kościuszko Military University of Land Forces (MULF). Military University of Land Forces, despite being a university, is also a structural element of the Polish Armed Forces. The article is based on analysis of the available scientific publications and industry-specific documents and participating observations.

Keywords: Food products, Food rations, Military logistics, Logistic chain
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