Accession Number:

ADA164997

Title:

Improving the Navy's Material Obligation Validation Response Rate.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

This thesis sought to identify reasons for customer activity non-response to Material Obligation Validation MOV requests submitted by the Navy Inventory Control Points ICP. If the non-response rate can be reduced, significant savings in procurement and transportation dollars can be realized. MOV data was extrapolated from ICP files to identify who the major non-responders to MOV requests were for calendar year 1984. Each activity was then contacted to ascertain reasons for non-response. In-depth interviews and procedural reviews were conducted with the individuals responsible for processing MOV requests at the Aviation Supply Office, Ships Parts Control Center and the Defense Automated Addressing System Office DAASO. There are numerous reasons identified at the ICP, DAASO and end use activity which prevent an MOV response from getting processed. This study identifies potential areas for procedural errors and makes recommendations for improvement at each level in the MOV process. Keywords Inventory control points Naval procurement and Response rate. Theses

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE