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Creating sustainable systems at an optimal LCC

Logistic Support Analysis (ILS/LSA)

Creating sustainable systems at an optimal Lifecycle Cost (LCC) when designing complex and costly systems requires competence. Sustainability and cost efectiveness are critical characteristics that have to be managed from a through life perspective.

ILS is a comprehensive discipline that is applicable to all acquisition activity. However, its cost-effective application requires those involved to balance benefit with cost to achieve the desired results.  By analysing the equipment support requirements in a structured manner it is possible to identify and then reduce major cost drivers for In-Service support.  Using ILS will improve supportability, reduce WLC and improve availability.  In simple terms, it is designed to provide better and cheaper support to the equipment user, throughout the life-cycle of an equipment.

ILS is a disciplined approach to managing WLC that affects both customers and suppliers. Its aim is to optimise WLC by minimising the support system required for a given system/equipment.  This is primarily achieved through influencing its design for supportability and determining the support requirements. The end result is supportable and supported equipment at optimum cost.

The major goals of ILS are to:

  • Influence the design early enough to be effective, in terms of WLC.
  • Identify and develop the support resource requirements.
  • Acquire appropriate support resources.
  • Provide the required In-Service support at the optimum WLC.

Our expertise covers all aspects of ILS and can be delivered as consulting or training.

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References in Logistic Support Analysis (ILS/LSA)

Plan for Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)

Our customer delivers among other things total solutions for wheeled military vehicles. They received an extensive order from another nation to deliver a number of military trucks. The customer of Syntell’s customer is meticulous regarding… Read more

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Maintenance Analyses for the Armed Forces

Our client equips the Armed Forces with defense material and related services. The Armed Forces had procured an advanced radar system for use in international missions. After a period the Armed Forces turned to our… Read more

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Cost Models for Traffic Production

Trafikförvaltningen (TF) is responsible for the pre-studies, acquisition and operational follow up of all public transportation systems within the boundaries of Stockholm County. Political decisions in the early nineties moved the responsibility for operations of… Read more

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