Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS)

Agency: U.S. Air Force
Contract Lenght: 03/01/07 – Current

SD is part of the CSC team to provide services under this contract.

The Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) dramatically enhances Warfighter support by boldly transforming the way the Air Force performs its logistics business. ECSS enables the transformation of the Air Force logistics operation by incorporating best business practices and processes, and supporting them with specially selected and configured Information Technology products.

ECSS creates an enterprise-wide solution in an integrated data environment. In this integrated environment, ECSS provides universal access to consistent, real-time information, allowing for pro-active planning and scheduling, enhanced and standardized reporting, and total asset visibility across the enterprise.

ECSS Quick Facts

  • Uses a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based system with a limited number of bolt-on
    applications Creates an integrated data environment, merging financials, manufacturing,
    distribution, and other business functions in a single technology solution
  • Creates standardized business processes and tools across the entire enterprise,
    regardless of program or site
  • Deconstructs more than 250 legacy systems
  • Provides universal access and visibility to consistent, real-time information across
    the enterprise
  • Allows for proactive planning and scheduling

ECSS will support a broad range of functionality, including:

  • Advanced Planning and Scheduling
  • Material Management, Contracting, and Logistics Finance
  • Configuration Management and Bill of Material (BOM)
  • Repair and Maintenance
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Order Management (OM)
  • Distribution and Transportation
  • Decision Support
  • Facilities Management
  • Quality Control
  • Document Management
  • Budgeting