Accession Number:

ADA165256

Title:

The Feasibility of Shifting Small Purchase Workload between Navy Field Contracting Activities.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

107.0

Abstract:

The thesis focused on those factors considered critical to making a decision for shifting small purchase workload between contracting activities of the Naval Supply Systems Command. The results of this study indicate that it is feasible to transfer small purchase workload under certain conditions. The primary factors to optimize customer response time are 1 can the requirement be procured through an existing Basic Ordering Agreement BOA, Blanket Purchasing Agreement BPA, or automated Request for Quotations RFQ 2 technical complexity 3 purchase priority 4 receiver of the shifted workload 5 customer 6 proximity of the contracting activity to the customer and supplier and, 7 age of the document. It is recommended that small purchase documents be shifted among Navy Field Contracting System activities as a viable means for improving overall customer response time.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE