Accession Number : ADA615070


Title :   A New Availability-Payment Model for Pricing Performance-Based Logistics Contracts


Descriptive Note : Briefing charts


Corporate Author : MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK


Personal Author(s) : KashaniPour, A ; Zhu, X ; Sandborn, P ; Cui, Q


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a615070.pdf


Report Date : May 2014


Pagination or Media Count : 20


Abstract : Research Objectives: Adapt and extend availability payment concepts currently in use for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to contract design and pricing for Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contracts. Availability Based Contracts (a subset of PBL). Decision making (and contractual obligation) with availability as the performance measure. Contract Availability Requirement Development. Using public private partnership models. Goal: do not overpay the private sector, while at the same time minimizing the risk that the asset will become unsupported.


Descriptors :   *CONTRACTS , *COST ANALYSIS , *LOGISTICS , ACQUISITION , AVAILABILITY , CONTRACTORS , DECISION MAKING , INVENTORY , MODELS , REQUIREMENTS , RISK , SYMPOSIA


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE