CSC DELIVERS PHASE TWO OF AWARD-WINNING ARMY LOGISTICS MODERNIZATION PROGRAM
News Release -- May 18, 2009
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 18 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced the successful go live of the second phase of the U.S. Army's Logistics Modernization Program (LMP) for the Army Materiel Command (AMC). Phase two implementation increases the system user base from 3,500 to more than 8,500. The LMP is one of the world's largest, fully integrated supply chain, maintenance, repair and overhaul planning and execution solution.
The LMP stands at the center of the Army's business transformation initiatives and delivers real-time situational awareness and decision-making capabilities. With the LMP, the Army is able to supply and provide service to warfighters more quickly and cost effectively.
"The LMP reduces the logistics footprint needed to sustain the warfighter and improves supply chain effectiveness throughout the Army," said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector line of business. "With the LMP, the Army has increased asset visibility, enhanced data accuracy and integrity, improved reporting and integrated financial management capabilities that enable supply planners and leadership to make strategic decisions about logistics operations in real time."
CSC won the LMP contract in 1999 to provide a fully integrated suite of software and business processes. As prime contractor, CSC is the program manager, systems integrator, applications service provider and full partner working in collaboration with the AMC. The LMP interfaces with more than 70 Department of Defense systems, manages a multi-billion dollar inventory with tens of thousands of vendors and handles 2.5 million transactions daily.
In 2006, the LMP received the Excellence in Enterprise Integration Award from the Association for Enterprise Integration and an honorable mention for Military Logistics Program of the Year from the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement. In 2007, CSC was named a winner of the InfoWorld 100 Award for the LMP. The annual awards honor information technology projects that demonstrate the most creative use of cutting-edge technologies to serve well-defined business goals.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $17.1 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 2, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.