Department of Field Support Logistics Support Division (LSD) Briefing to the Military and Police Advisers to Permanent Missions October 2012. Table of Content. LSD; Organization and Functions Mission Life Cycle Planning Process & Roles of TCCs/PCCs, COE & Claims
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Logistics Support Division (LSD)
the Military and Police Advisers
to Permanent Missions
Logistics Support Division
Mr. Nabeel Arif
Mr Kyoung-Soo Eom
Strategic Transportation Service (STS)
Mr. Rakesh Malik
Logistics Operations Section
Air Transport Section
Surface Transport Section
Aviation Safety Section
COE & Property Mgmt Support Section
Movement Control Section
Medical Services Section
The Logistics Support Division (LSD) is to provide timely and effective logistics support to field missions to enable them to achieve satisfactory results in meeting mandated objectives.
- 300,000 meals prepared & consumed daily
- Expenditure of US $ 1 million a day on rations
Throughout the Mission’s life cycle, LSD provides guidance to implement good environmental management, especially on:
So as toprevent potential health, safety and security hazards of UN personnel and surrounding communities, and
to improve operational and cost efficiency of the Mission and its public perception.
Strategic Support Service (SSS)
Strategic Transportation Service (STS)
- Specialized equipment with ancillary services
Logistic Operations Section
Aviation Safety Section
Security Council Mandate
OMA + Pol Div LSD + IOT
MOU establish the major equipment and self-sustainment services provided by TCC/PCC and the UN to contingents. MOU may be renegotiated at the request of the UN or the TCC/PCC. LogOps represents LSD at MOU negotiations.
COE Unit/SSS provides advice on the logistics related aspects of the ‘COE System’ and oversight of the implementation of MOU in the field.
VR submitted quarterly based on physical inspections and self reporting by contingents,
Compliance with MOU.
Principle of Reasonability is followed.
Contingent Commander to sign VR.
VR serve two purposes – Financial and Operational reporting..
Movement Control(MOVCON) is defined as the planning, routing, scheduling and control of personnel and freight movements over lines of communication. It also refers to the organization responsible for these functions, whether at UN Headquarters, regional level, mission level or within the member states’ national and/or military organizations.
Strategic Movementis the movement of personnel and/or their equipment between their home country’s national mounting base and/or their sea and airports of embarkation, and the UN mission area of operations (AO).
Tactical (Mission Level) Movementis the movement of personnel and/or their equipment from major points of entry (i.e. air and sea ports) to destinations within a UN mission area of operations (AO). Mission level movement control sections are responsible for organizing and executing intra-mission (and limited inter-mission) movement control of personnel and equipment.
Indonesian Battalion Deployment to Bunia, DRC
To provide effective, efficient and professional strategic transport to United Nations Peacekeeping Operations by:
Forecasting, developing and planning future strategic movement requirements
Executing strategic movement operations in a professional, timely, effective and efficient manner
Providing a center of excellence for all Movement Control and transportation matters in support of Peacekeeping Operations
Conducting oversight of Movement Control activities (HQ & Field)
Developing Movement Control policy, procedures and manuals
Assisting with the recruitment, training and development of Movement Control Specialists (HQ & Field)
Planning, managing and directing strategic movement operations:
Personnel: Deployment, Rotation and Repatriation of Military Contingent and Formed Police Units (>50 pax)
COE: Deployment and Repatriation. Rotation limited to helicopters only
UNOE: Deployment, Redeployment and Repatriation
Dangerous Goods (Air and Sea) technical advice
Assist TCC/PCCs in the preparation, planning and execution of strategic movement
Develop and maintain policy: Guide to Strategic Movements and the Field Movement Control Manual
Develop and maintain a Movement Control (Field and HQ) training plan and guidelines
Provide expert adviceon all movement/transportation matters to Permanent Mission Staff, DFS, DPKO and other UNHQ Staff to aid in their decision making
Conduct oversight and quality assurance of Movement Control activities (HQ & Field) including budgetary/finance, personnel/staffing, contract management and procurement issues.
Develop and maintain the UN FORCE LINK website (Online Strategic Movements Knowledge Center) to assist Member States
Assist field missions and Human Resources staff in the recruitment and selection of Movement Control Specialists
Develop and maintain a short term vendor database which contains electronic copies of aircraft and operator documentation used during bid evaluation
Total Overall Passenger Movements: 261,998 pax
Commercial Contracts: 163,658 pax
Troop/Police Contributing Countries (LOA): 72,725 pax
Other (i.e. Mission Aircraft): 25,615 pax
60% increase since 2005
DFS/UN is one of the largest movers of military personnel in the world.
Overall Cargo Movements (Sea and Air)
Total Moved 222,735 m3 / 36,409 MTs
COE: 126,937 m3 / 21,859 MTs
UNOE: 0 m3 / 0 MTs
Pax Baggage: 80,033 m3 / 12,162 MTs
COE: 10,949 m3 / 1,658 MTs
UNOE: 4,816 m3 / 730 MTs
Chartered 37 ships/shiploads to move cargo to and from missions.
Cargo in Cubic Meters
COE Manual 2011
Introduction to the COE System
TCC & PCC Guidelines
MOU (See Sample MOUs & Chapter 9 of COE Manual)
UN FORCE LINK (http://cc.unlb.org)
Movement Control Manual – (Draft) – Fall 2012
Refer to Quick Reference Guide
COE Manual - Chapter 4
Responsibilities of the UN for movements (both operationally and financially)
Defines LOA reimbursement system and regulations
TCC Guidelines - Section 1.7
More detailed procedures for MovCon
Details information requirements from TCCs/PCCs for UN arranged or LOA movements
LOA Reimbursement levels and process – Agreed at UNHQ with PM.
For UN arranged or TCC/PCC (LOA) arrangements, the following must be presented to the MCS prior to movement:
General Cargo Load List(s) – Listing of weights and dimensions of major equipment (as per MOU) and sea containers. This is NOT the packing/manifest list.
Dangerous Goods Load List(s)– Listing of the Dangerous Goods (DG) contained in the shipment. Details as per template and IATA/IMDG requirements.
Separate, distinct load lists should be prepared for each unit (i.e. Infantry Battalion, Engineer Company) and each element of that unit (i.e. Infantry Battalion Advance Party, Engineer Company Main Body, etc).
Please provide “soft” copy (MS Excel) for all load lists. Templates available on UN FORCE LINK: cc.unlb.org
Process is very similar to commercial contract, however, market survey is conducted instead of RFP
No formal evaluation of TCC/PCC proposal is conducted
“Contract” is signed with the TCC/PCC for provision of service
Require more lead time for approvals process
Long Range, Wide Body Aircraft on Long Term Charter
Systems Contract for Movement Control Specialists
Coastal Freighter Long Term Charter – UNMIL
Coastal Freighter Long Term Charter – UNIFIL
UN FORCE LINK: The Online Strategic Movements and Force Generation Knowledge Center
Online Strategic Movements and
Force Generation Knowledge Center
“Authority, Command and Control in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations”
Effective 15 February 2008.
Clarify command and control of uniformed personnel in UN PK operations.
Increase more effective integration and greater cohesiveness among all mission components through clear command and control arrangements.
Head of Mission
Mission Headquarters &
Mission Leadership Team
Integration & Coordination Structures:
Mission Leadership Team
COE/MOU Management Review Board
Security Management Team
Integrated Mission Planning
Joint Operations Centre
Joint Mission Analysis Centre
Joint Logistics Operations Centre
Coordination mechanisms at tactical level.
Mission Leadership Team:
Integrated executive advisory forum
Oversees integrated strategy development and planning
Integrated Mission Plan:
Mission plan essential for management and integration of mission
Priority tasks and milestones
COE/MOU Management Review Board:
- Integrated Senior Management board led by CMS/DMS
Joint Logistics Operations Centre :
Functional interface for ISS with the rest of the mission
Oversees and manages routine receipt, analysis, and tasking of mission logistics support
DMS/CMS, CISS, and JLOC in consultation with MLT regularly review prioritization of mission support effort
Joint Operations Centre:
Monitors situation and operational reports
Close proximity of JOC & JLOC promotes effective mission planning and operations management.
Advantages to Integration and Coordination mechanisms:
All mission logistics capabilities, in-house and commercial, efficiently and effectively utilized through operational tasking in one place (CISS) in accordance with agreed priorities and measured against agreed milestones.