Evaluation of Contracting and Production Activities at: The Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Centers. Volume 2. Hardware Center Review.
COOPERS AND LYBRAND WASHINGTON DC
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The objective of this report is to present Coopers Lybrands independent analysis and evaluation of the contracting and production functions performed at the four hardware centers. The purpose of the evaluation is to determine whether the centers contracting and production activities are organizationally structured and operating most effectively and efficiently if lineslevels of authority and responsibility, assignment patterns, and other position management aspects are appropriate and whether management indicators used by DLA-P to determine the contracting and production performances of the defense supply centers DSCs are valid and responsive. Recommendations Organize all purchasing activities by commodity, Integrate automated procurement in buying divisions, Combine small and large purchasing in same purchasing branch, Do not adopt a cradle to grave approach to purchasing, Establish standard buying organizations below division level and standardize contracts division staffing structure.
- Administration and Management
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies