Connectivity: Connect all users, at all echelons, to one web-based database.
Uniformity: Integrate thousands of local databases into a single enterprise-wide system.
Tracking: Allow Warfighters to order, move, track, account for and maintain equipment and supplies from factory to foxhole.
Planning: Allow commanders to anticipate, allocate and synchronize the flow of resources across all areas of operation.
Accountability: Provide a real-time view of funds to better manage and control costs.
Auditability: Achieve full auditability by end of 2017.
Joint Interoperability: Connect the modular force across the entire U.S. military.
Process and Structure Bridging: GCSS-Army will change the way in which SSAs look and feel but will not change the core functionality of receive, store, issue and ship. Click on the .pdf document link for an overview of how new software and certain enablers used to conduct SSA functions will bridge to the legacy system.
Reengineering Army’s Business Practices: The Army selected SAP’s enterprise application solution as the foundation for GCSS-Army. SAP is the world’s largest enterprise application software provider, and has a proven track record of delivering business solutions to more than 34,000 customers with over 12,000,000 users in more than 120 countries around the world. Powered by SAP NetWeaver ® and building on industry best practices, SAP delivers tailored industry solutions to help defense organizations transform their business operations to better support and deliver on their missions. SAP clients include the United States Postal Service, U.S. Navy, Defense Logistics Agency and many of the world’s most recognizable brands including: Pratt and Whitney, Coca-Cola Company, Caterpillar, Microsoft, Siemens and Texas Instruments. SAP ® is the registered trademark of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. Open the .pdf file to view a graphic that depicts Enterprise Resource Planning and SAP.