1977-02-01

An Equipment Division of a World-Wide Contractor 770534

This paper will present the basic logistics support provided to the various projects by the Engineering Equipment Division of Construtora Mendes Junior, in Brazil and overseas. The subject matter is analyzed from the viewpoint of planning, programming, execution, control and the coordination of services such as materials and supplies, warehousing, maintenance, technical control, transport and operational technical training, for a population of over 2100 pieces of equipment, spread out over thirty projects, ranging from highways in the Amazon to roadways and railways in the Sahara.
The difficulties encountered in these types of operation, where resources are non-existant, resulted in high levels of auto-sufficiency requirements.
This presentation will exemplify solutions to the problems. The application of a systemic focus in the field of operation will transpire.

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