Definitions for "Integrated Logistics Support"
(ILS). Integrated logistics support (ILS) is a management function focused on assuring that the user will receive a system that will not only meet performance requirements, but can be supported throughout its lifecycle.
To provide customers with reliable service through a systematic approach of simultaneous management and acquisition of equipment and logistics facilities. Life cycle cost can therefore be maintained at an optimum level for effective supply chain management.
disciplined approach to activities necessary to a) cause support considerations to be integrated into product design b) develop support arrangements that are consistently related to design and to each other c) provide the necessary support at the beginning and during customer use at optimum cost.