factory to foxhole: improving the army’s supply chain
physical scientist military logistics program rand arroyo center september 2006 • nae frontiers of engineering
”for want of a nail the shoe was lost. for want of a shoe the horse was lost. for want of a horse the rider was lost for want of a rider the battle was lost. for want of a battle the kingdom was lost. and all for the want of a horseshoe nail."
- benjamin franklin
military supply chain has many elements similar...