David Beaumont has served in a wide variety of Army and Joint logistics units and headquarters, and is currently Chief Instructor at the Army School of Logistics Operations. He has written extensively on expeditionary warfare, military logistics and organisational transformation, from blog articles to book chapters and substantial papers. His most recent paper is ‘Transforming Army Logistics to Support the Joint Land Force, published by the Australian Army Research Centre, in which he describes an agenda for change in Army logistics. In 2016 he established the blog, ‘Logistics in War’ (www.logisticsinwar.com / @logisticsinwar) and can be found @davidblogistics.
The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.