CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE INTEGRATED LOGISTICS SYSTEM – SUPPLY (ILS-S) Section 1A—CHAPTER OVERVIEW AND ORGANIZATION 1.1.

Chapter Overview. The Integrated Logistics System-Supply (ILS-S) system is the overarching term used to describe the system(s) used by base retail supply operations. The ILS-S is comprised of the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS), Enterprise Solution – Supply (ES-S), and the Air Force Supply Centralized Database (AFSCDB). The MICAP Asset Sourcing System (MASS) component of ILS-S (both mainframe and client-side software) was subsumed into ES-S in 2008. This chapter provides a general overview of each component of the ILS-S and addresses the policy, processes, and procedures associated with the use of ILS-S components. 1.2. Chapter Organization. This chapter is organized into 2 sections: Section 1A, Chapter Overview and Organization (this section) and Section 1B, ILS-S System Overview. Section 1B, ILS-S System Overview provides a general overview of the ILS-S and describes the functional capabilities and references of each component. 1.3. Relationship to Other Volumes and Parts. This chapter is not authoritative in nature. This chapter is designed to provide an introduction to the ILS-S and guide the user to the appropriate Volume/Part for further guidance. The appropriate volumes and parts continue to provide detailed policy and procedures about specific processes. In general, basic policy and procedures that govern USAF supply processes are described in Volume 1, Part 1. Organizational structure and procedures for retail base supply operations are described in Volume 2 (all parts). Specific details and steps on how to operate portions of the ILS-S can be found in system user’s manuals. NOTE: Specific details and how to steps for some portions of the ILS-S have been integrated into specific volume/parts of AFMAN 23-110, Volume 2. For instance, the ES-S has a very extensive user’s manual that is published/maintained separately from AFMAN 23110. However, the user’s manual for the AFSCDB is integrated into Volume 2, Part 8. The intent is to eventually move all specific “how to” steps into separate user’s manuals (with AFMAN 23-110, Volume 2, being focused on procedures, and Volume 1 being focused on policy). Section 1B—ILS-S SYSTEM OVERVIEW 1.4. Section Overview. Section 1B provides a general overview of the ILS-S and provides references to specific capabilities it provides. 1.5. System Overview. The Integrated Logistics System-Supply (ILS-S) is a family of components that support base-level material management and GLSC reach-back support. ILS-S is comprised of the following supply components: Standard Base Supply System (SBSS), Enterprise Solution – Supply (ES-S), and Air Force Supply Centralized Database (AFSCDB). Figure 1-1 provides a graphical presentation of IL-S as three interlocked components. The ES-S and AFSCDB are attached to the SBSS because they are dependent on the SBSS. The ES-S is depicted as the largest piece of the puzzle (over both SBSS and

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Standardized procedures for all supply activities operating or supported by the SBSS are found in Volume 2. 1. Figure 1. and Reserve forces anywhere in the world in support of peacetime and wartime operations. the SCS could be connected with the ES-S. System Interfaces. maintenance or financial systems could also be connected to SBSS. Part 2. It provides direct supply support at fixed main bases. the AFDS with the AFSCDB. ILS-S supports 15. bare bases.5.1. Standard Base Supply System (SBSS). 1. maintenance. ILS-S is a Non-ACAT. and forward locations. It is scheduled to be replaced by the Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) in FY12. Guard. Procedural references are provided when applicable.6. Scope.000+ supply customers and is an integral part of Air Force Supply Chain Management and Chief Financial Officer financial accounting. 1. ILS-S provides direct supply support to Active. the ILS-S applications will be maintained as necessary to ensure continued supply support to the war fighter. The gaps/nodes of each piece represent where other systems connect (interface) directly with a component of ILS-S (for example. Components of ILS-S. and while deployed. NOTE: Any future interfaces with ILS-S will most likely be through the ES-S because it is the most modern and flexible component. etc.).5. The separate components of ILS-S are described in more detail below. Mission Assurance Category II (MAC II) sustainment program. Chapter 1 AFSCDB) because it is designed to make all base retail supply operations appear as one enterprise system.1. custody of using organizations. It provides visibility and control of property in the warehouse. The SBSS is the standard AF base level inventory accounting and ordering management system. 1–2 .2.1.AFMAN 23-110 Volume 2 Part 1. 1. In the interim. ILS-S Component Descriptions.6. transit.

Basic guidelines and procedures which apply to all divisions of the SMAG. The ES-S UM describes how this is done through ES-S. This means that when a supply transaction is processed in the SBSS. the ability to submit selected transactions (as authorized) directly to SBSS and SCS accounts. For example (not all inclusive). An overview of ES-S and all of the capabilities it provides can be found in Volume 2. due-out. 1. Part 10.2. ES-S supports the near realtime management. Part 6 and the UM describe the use of ES-S. General Capabilities. finance records are immediately updated inline. ES-S provides role-based security access through the AF Portal to all (approximately 300) instances of the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS). the ability to submit or receive selected transactions directly to/from the Defense Automatic Addressing System (DAAS) in either Military Standard (MILS) or Defense Logistics Management Standard (DLMS) format. Chapter 1 1. but Volume 2. ES-S also provides a limited interface to the Stock Control System (SCS). General ES-S capabilities include: integrated read-only views of legacy system asset and orders data. Supply Management Activity Group (SMAG) Operations.6. Users can select the desired order and the system will display the order detail information (item record. Authorized users can also process selected transactions against the orders (including manually sourcing orders from other SBSS accounts). SCS. Part 2.S is described in the ES-S User’s Manual (UM) maintained on the ES-S Community of Practice on the AF Knowledge Management system. Part 6. however the specific chapter of Volume 2. Chapter 10 addresses specific procedures associated with conducting inventories in the SBSS environment. 1. types of funds.1.AFMAN 23-110 Volume 2 Part 1. As the replacement for MASS.2. and monitoring of all SBSS MICAP orders.6. Computer Operations. and custom components to achieve a seamless integration and presentation of operational supply information. and responsibilities for managers are found in Volume 2.1. Functional and technical procedures applicable to Computer Operations within the SBSS are found in Volume 2. JCS/Contingency project coded. sourcing. Global Transportation Network (GTN). ES-S HPO Management replaces the legacy MASS component of ILS-S. such as structure. Part 4. NOTE: Both Volume 2. must also be referenced to understand a complete process and applicable procedures. The high priority order records within 1–3 . the ability to track both inbound and outbound shipments to/from the SBSS (including an interface to the Global Transportation Network (GTN) to obtain the latest status). ES-S encompasses (and thereby replaces) all functionality included in the legacy MICAP Asset Sourcing System (MASS).2. events/bullets.) for the order selected. Part 2.1. Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Integrated Data Environment (IDE). The SBSS is a concurrent processing system in which supply and finance records are interfaced. no further login is required to access operational systems. and the ability to centrally manage all high priority orders from all SBSS accounts. Specific use of the ES. ES-S supports the processing of Inventory Counts into the SBSS. 1. Enterprise Solution-Supply (ES-S).6. and DLA accounts look and feel like a single system. ES-S also extends this capability to support the same intensive management of other high priority (AWP. ES-S is also being revised to replace the legacy Standard Asset Management System (SATS).6. due-in.6. and FSL project coded) orders. the ability to manage Supply Discrepancy Reports (SDRs) and submit SDRS to the DoD WebSDR system.1. Once the user accesses ES-S through the AF Portal. 1. ES-S High Priority Order (HPO) Management. ES-S is designed to leverage the services of the GCSS-AF integration framework (IF). Several “reports” are provided to assist with the management of high priority orders.2. The ES-S user interface (UI) is designed to make over 300 SBSS. etc.2. and the DoD Supply Discrepancy Reporting (WebSDR) system. commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) system development tools.

and Oracle. 1–4 . Volume 2. Part 3 is under review by AF/A4LM and will undergo significant revision.5.6. 1. Part 13 covers standard practices and procedures that are important to customers of the ILS-S. providing Air Force-wide data access and visibility. More information on this feature can be found in Chapter 10 of the ES-S User’s Manual.AFMAN 23-110 Volume 2 Part 1. This tool features an End-User Layer developed by Supply functional experts that provides a user-friendly environment for report generation in a point and click format.1.6. Other Volume 2 References. The AFSCDB combines data from all SBSS accounts into a single relational database. The AFSCDB and the Oracle Discoverer tool are described in Volume 2.6.6.3.5. ES-S Asset Management will not be dependent on the use of expensive AIT hardware. This Oracle relational database operates concurrent with today’s SBSS secondary reports database and migrates the same supply source data captured at crossover. Legacy secondary (reports). Customer Procedures.5. Discoverer takes full advantage of the AFSCDB relational format and permits users to create multiple account queries that will compile and manipulate data into a single view. Part 3 currently addresses general considerations for use in planning for and conducting supply operations in a degraded environment. ES-S Asset Management. 1. Air Force Supply Centralized Database (AFSCDB). Chapter 1 the ES-S database are periodically (automatically) synchronized with the SBSS. Volume 2. Document Control Records (DCRs) are cleared real time. These references are described below. ES-S Asset Management replaces the legacy SATS component of ILS-S. a description of several key processes. In essence the supply community has three databases to operate from the Legacy primary (on-line transaction processing). Oracle Discoverer is the ad-hoc report generation tool that provides user-defined data queries on the fly. 1. 1.6. desktop or laptop computers can be used if HHTs are not available. Volume 2 also includes some information that crosses all components of ILS-S. 1. removing some of the human error. Bar coded labels and identification numbers are used throughout the system to track and move assets through the supply process and clear document control records in the (SBSS). This includes an introduction to the standard base level supply activity. The accuracy of input is improved by the use of AIT. Part 8. eliminating the need for paperwork to be forwarded to Document Control for quality control and microfilm systems that are used for mass storage. The ES-S Asset Management capability incorporates the same tracking and Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) functionality that SATS provided. More information on the Asset Management capability can be found in Chapter 31 of the ES-S User’s Manual.2. and procedures for customers to follow in conducting day-to-day operations with the supply activity.4. Supply Wartime Planning.