Integrated Logistic Support, Support Engineering, Through life Support, however you like to view it, is the basis of a successful project. Well informed, risk-based decisions made at the concept stage maximise the effectiveness of a system, ensuring a cost effective solution that meets the needs of the user and is ready and safe to use when required. These principles can quantify and improve the reliability and availability of legacy systems with many cost benefits. Profitable service and support contracts can be further improved by maintenance modelling and through life costing.
Thorough application of Due Diligence principles are vital to the consideration of any contract. A realistic evaluation of the pros and cons ensures that a “Go” decision is wise and that the contract will provide profit as well as cash flow.