Industry operations focus on end to end delivery of materiel to the theater of operations to include security, visibility, accountability, and liability. * Surface Committee is involved with DTCI implementation and the associated changes, AA&E movements and all aspects of security, and the movement of retrograde equipment to DOD depot facilities, and heavy equipment to the training areas. * Passenger Travel Services Committee has been sharing knowledge with the DTMO, GSA, and providing feedback on the Defense Travel System implementation. * Security Best Practices Committee works at the macro level to stay abreast of policy and regulatory changes or actions that potentially impact transportation and distribution operations. * Distribution Committee has aligned more closely with DLA, providing ideas on best commercial practices that may have application within Defense operations, and proposed initiatives for potentially strengthening operations. Pool equipment and loads, move more full containers and truckloads, optimize inventory by finding the right mix of warehouses and distribution locations, consider consolidating warehouses and distribution centers, reduce idling time, increase use of auxiliary power units, maintain proper tire pressure, aggressively manage trip variances, reduce the number of empty miles, increase the number of intermodal moves, combine packaging facilities/capabilities with distribution centers, implement greater use of direct shipments-manufacturer direct to point of consumption and save 2nd destination costs, add winglets to airplane wings, convert to more fuel efficient engines, reduce operating speeds, consider increasing the size and weight authorizations for trucks operating on the interstate system (this is a political decision), develop a long-term strategy of converting to hybrid vehicles, transition to alternative fuels (see article, pg 18, June 2008 issue of DTJ), and change the operating culture to emphasize conservation.