That was my first exposure to the German system. Actually, when you get used to it, the german system gives you a wealth of knowledge all at once. It gives calibre of wpns, type, formation size, numbers, transport type....all in a nice compact format.
I am a bit surprised that the computer world doesn't adopt it for that reason.
“My logisticians are a humorless lot … they know if my campaign fails, they are the first ones I will slay.” – Alexander the Great