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ID
11-508-1253
Name
Logistics Support Team
Status
Published
Version
1.1
Updated
11/18/2019 4:33:09 PM
Original Release
07/02/2019
Last Major Release
11/18/2019
Description
The Logistics Support Team is a group of qualified personnel trained in field or operational logistics, support, resource management, and mutual aid who support a jurisdiction’s Logistics Section. This team supplements the staff of an agency, Emergency Operations Center (EOC), or Multiagency Coordination (MAC) Group based on the support capabilities necessary.
Resource Category
Logistics and Transportation
Primary Core Capability
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The Logistics Support Team: 1. Helps affected jurisdictions manage their logistics functions and processes, including acquiring and distributing material resources 2. Helps the jurisdiction track and account for resources deployed throughout the operational area 3. Helps the jurisdiction oversee daily inventories, identify resource gaps, and recommend appropriate types and quantities of resources to fill the gaps 4. Supports and coordinates with Points of Distribution (POD), Commodity Planning Units, Logistics Staging Areas (LSA), and Base Camp Teams 5. Collaborates with Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), Planning Section, Operations Section, and other Incident Command System (ICS) entities as necessary
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Discuss the team's point of contact, reporting location, and expected arrival time 3. This team augments an existing capability and does not supplant the jurisdiction’s personnel or authority 4. Requestor orders additional technical specialists as necessary based on incident needs
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 17
Type 24
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMOne Type 3 Logistics Section Chief functions as Deputy Team Leader.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 22 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 3 Logistics Section Chief
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAMRequestor may specify Type 1 or Type 2 COML based on incident needs.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1 – NIMS Type 1 Services Branch Director 1 – NIMS Type 1 Support Branch Director 1 – NIMS Type 3 Communications Unit Leader (COML)
Type 21 – NIMS Type 1 Resources Unit Leader 1 – NIMS Type 1 Ground Support Unit Leader
EQUIPMENT PER TEAMRequestor and provider discuss equipment needs based on incident.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1. T-cards and racks 2. Administrative supplies 3. Printing capabilities 4. Large-scale map printing capabilities 5. Internet hotspots
Type 2Laptop computer
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) PER TEAM MEMBER1. The following regulation addresses PPE: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment. 2. Coordinate with the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) to determine specific PPE needs based on the incident.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2PPE is mission specific and may include: 1. Hard hat 2. Reflective vest 3. Gloves 4. Protective clothing 5. Protective footwear 6. Protective shield
Communications Equipment Per Team Member1. Consider alternate forms of communication, such as satellite phones, based on the mission assignment and team needs. 2. Ensure inter- and intra-team communications are consistent with National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (NIFOG).
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21. Two-way portable radio 2. Cell phone
846
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 509: Communications Unit Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Ground Support Unit Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Logistics Section Chief
FEMA, NIMS 509: Resources Unit Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Services Branch Director
FEMA, NIMS 509: Support Branch Director
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.132: Personal Protective Equipment, latest edition adopted