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We contract with GSA for our vehicles. As a result, we pay more for our vehicles than we could have negotiated on our own. We never receive our plates and receive horrible service.
We contract with ADTRAV for our travel. As a result, we pay more for airfare than we could have found on our own. In addition to the higher air fare, we pay them a fee to find those for us.
The cost of Government owned vehicles is astronomical. Employees, mostly law enforcement use these vehicles and government fuel for work to home. As a result of this benefit, more and more people are moving further away from the office. Some people commute more than 100 miles each way. If you add in the cost of the fuel, repairs, tires and the cost of replacing the vehicles, it is abusive. They say it is because they ...more »
All federal agencies should conduct a review of all of their workmen comp claims. Many of these claims are paid year after year even though many people are no longer eligible to receive the benefit. A suggestion would be to have outside contractors conduct the reviews and provide recommendations as to what benefits can stop being paid. As an example one national forest was paying approximately $750,000 per year in workmen ...more »