JDF Logistics Company
This sub-unit meets the
needs for the JDF’s daily functions. It ordnance duties include procuring
items from ‘a pin to an anchor’, and storing, issuing and accounting for
vehicles, arms, ammunition and equipment.
In 1962 a
unit the JAMAICA MILITARY STORES was formed, it later became the JAMAICA
DEFENCE FORCE Logistics Company (JDFLogs Coy) in 1973 to deal with the procurement
storage and distribution of military stores.
Jamaica Defence Force Logistics Company (JDFLogs Coy) is
the supply arm of the JDF. It is responsible for ensuring that the army’s
material needs are met in peacetime and in conflict. This means that
ordnance material must be available in the right quantity and condition, at
the correct time and place, and in the most economical manner.
Roles of the JDF Logistics Coy:
JOBS AVAILABLE IN THE LOGISTIC FIELD
- Equip and maintain the force
- Supply of ordnance material
- Supply of ration (food)
- Inspection and repairing
- General stores such as tentage etc
- Quality control of ration
Custom broker/clerk – This department is responsible for the clearance of
all JDF goods from our ports.
Ammunition Technician - has the responsibility of procurement, storing and
issuing of ammunition/Explosives/Weapons. Also advice the headquarters on
Butcher – ensures that the meats for the Force is cut and prepare for
delivery to the various Units
Supply specialist – responsible for the procurement of supplies both locally
Printer - is responsible for the printing of all military documents used by
Accounting clerk - processes all bills for the Supply depot. Bills such as
ration, clothing bedding etc.
Store clerk – receive, check, store, and distribute supplies.
Reprographic center reproduced documents and
the generating of purchase orders and other documents.