DoD Supply Chain Materiel Management Policy
|Publication Date:||14 December 2011|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 4140.1 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the guidance in DoDI 5025.01 (Reference (b)) and the authority in DoDD 5134.01 (Reference (c)).
b. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for management of materiel across the DoD supply chain.
c. Authorizes and directs the conversion of the DoD issuances identified in Enclosure 2 into Defense Logistics Manuals (DLMs) and publication of the DLMs in the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) publication system (DLAPS) within 180 days of publication of this Instruction, after which time those DoD issuances shall be removed (cancelled) from the DoD Directives system.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. All phases of materiel management, from identifying and defining an operational requirement to an item's introduction into the DoD supply chain to operational requirements through weapon system phase-out and retirement, including materiel disposition, and the DoD materiel management data systems.