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Online Publishing of the Defense Logistics Agency Inventory

FAR 8.002 states agencies shall satisfy requirements for supplies and services from or through the sources and publications listed below in descending order of priority. Fifth on that list are the Wholesale Supply Sources of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). However, in order to actually find out if inventory is on hand at the DLA a contracting officer or contracting specialist has to physically call a person at the... more »

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Ammo Allotment Based on Need not Usage

A much smaller and simpler version of the calls to change the incentive for departmental budgeting - essentially encourage the thrifty use of training ammunition. For military training commands, their allotment of training ammunition shrinks if they don't use all of their allotted ammunition, causing end-of-the-year "training" sessions that use up a lot of ammunition.

Rather than forcing units to use the ammo, simply... more »

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First Article Sample (FAT) duplicate request

In addition to the Engineering Support Activity (ESA) imposing a First Article Sample (FAT) Requirement, DLA buyers make awards to vendors and specify that a FAT is required. The government pays for each FAT that is approved by the ESA from hundreds to thousands of dollars. The problem is that vendors sometimes receive awards for the same material and a request for a FAT for each award. If there were a procedure in... more »

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