Logistics Information Fundamentals Course (LIFC)

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Course Description:
This course provides the fundamentals and technical knowledge necessary to understand basic cataloging principles and how to interpret Federal Logistics Information System (FLIS) data through Logistics Remote Users Network (LOGRUN) extracts.

The course begins with the history and background of the Federal Catalog System (FCS), which provides the student with an understanding of the importance of cataloging data and its significance in the logistics arena. The course provides an in-depth review of all information contained within a National Stock Number (NSN), including the five steps in the Item Identification process: item name, classification, NSN assignment, item identification, and publication.

The course also includes Major Organizational Entity (MOE) rule data and Catalog Management Data (CMD) and how they relate to item of supply management decisions. In addition, this course includes a review of the FLIS Procedures Manuals as they apply to the FLIS input and edits.

This course may be tailored to meet the particular needs of the students’ organizations.

Target Audience:
Designed for entry-level personnel and foreign governments not familiar with the FCS.


Delivery Methods:
Classroom Instruction (24 Hours)

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