The South African Navy’s Logistic Branch’s core
responsibility is to ensure the most cost-effective and
efficient way of managing the demand and supply of material.
In any large organisation the Logistics Department is vitally
important to ensure the smooth functioning of all the facets of the
organisation as well as the life cycle of assets within the
Department of Defence.
Members who wish to join this mustering need at least Grade 10
Selected members attend a five weeks long course in Cape Town.
Subjects covered are the following:
- Damage, Loss and Control of State Property
- Receipt, Storage and Transportation of Equipment and
- Packing, Unpacking and Transportation of Equipment and
- Principles of Accounting and Accounting Documents
- Material Controlling Authorities and Operational Support
Information System in Stock Accounting & Verification.
The skills obtained from this course will qualify members to work
in Storerooms, Investigations, Procurement, Transport Provisioning,
Victualling, Disposal, Inbound/Outbound Logistics Accounting or the
Demand and Supply Stock take.
After the course members can be appointed to any unit, ship or
Force Structure Element, General Support Base, Depot or storage
point of specific bulk stock, the Fleet Logistics Directorate or