Our Solution

The Benefits of N-CORE are immense

Reduction in warehousing costs

  • Lower prices paid per item through purchasing larger, consolidated volumes of items
  • Inventory reduction
  • Shorter re-supply times
  • Lower purchase prices for items
  • Ability for different nations to share supply chains
  • Ability for different nations to share inventory
  • The recognition by Industry of shared benefit through using the System
  • GREATLY Improved Codification Quality
  • Automated processes that will Reduce Workload
  • Time Saving Standardized Processes
  • Reduction of Codification Error Rates
  • Customizable at User Level and Modular Designed
  • Made in Germany

We are also developing Biometric Tools to WARD OFF "Present and Next Generation" Cyber-Attacks

The following studies and presentations have examined the business case for Codification:

  • "Benefits of the NATO Codification System", Richard Maison, Deputy, US Defense Logistics Information Service, 1995;
  • "DoD cataloging business case analysis", KPMG Peat Marwick LLP (on behalf of US Department of Defense), 1996;
  • Study on the costs and benefits of information for materiel management, German MOD, 1997;
  • "Costs and benefits of Codification", Lt Col Peter Bohrer, German MOD, 1997-05;
  • "Application of NATO Stock Numbers in integrated logistic support based procurement", John Clark, Deputy Chief Executive, UK Defence Codification Agency, 1998;
  • "NSN story: National Stock Numbers", US Defense Logistics Information Service, 2001;
  • "Why catalogue? The benefits of NATO Codification", AC/135, 2001;
  • "Reaping the benefits of the NCS", Lynn Schmoll, US Defense Logistics Information Service, 2002;
  • "Who uses catalog data?", US Defense Logistics Information Service, 2002;
  • "How a PACS Nation has fully adopted the NCS and made it work (sharing Singapore’s experience)", Bernard Lin, Singapore Defence Science & Technology Agency, 2006;
  • "Benefits of utilising the NATO Codification System", Steve Rigsby, Allan Webb Limited, 2011;
  • "NSN-MPN simulation report", Canada Director Materiel Policy and Procedure, 2011;
  • "Source Supplied Codification project", AC/135, 2011-11.

Previous studies concerning the business case for Codification

Although the Codification System has a long history of operation, the System attracts persistent questions as to lack of sufficient benefit arising from the degree of cost necessary to operate the System. These questions have required the Codification community repeatedly to put forward the case for the System.

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