The warlords of the era BC were concerned already has the support of food feed their troops. Canals were dug and water pipes manufactured ;animal skins were strewn throughout the deser to supply the army.
Many indicators allow us to conclude that planning and the provision of
staff (recruitment and hiring of personnel), equipment, infrastructure (machines
war road network information service) and services (support, health service
etc..) were common during the campaigns of Alexander the Great, who had also rudimentary supply chains.
The Romans kept stocks of food in the occupied cities. The legions of autonomy enjoyed important support through provisions for several weeks as well-appointed Roman roads allowed transported with the troops in the country.