Accession Number:

ADA411820

Title:

Acquisition: Allegations Concerning Government Acceptance Procedures for a Contractor's Parts

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-03-21

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

In a February 19, 2001 letter, Congressman Robert Andrews requested that the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense OIG DoD provide assistance to the owner of a small business in New Jersey, that manufactured and supplied parts to the Government The contractor reported having problems executing contracts with the Defense Contract Management Command DCMC dating back to October 1999, However, on June 7, 2001, the contractor informed the OIG DoD that most of the parts that had been in dispute had been shipped, and requested that the case be closed, The OIG DoD informed Congressman Andrews that the case had been closed at the request of the contractor, On September 14, 2001, Congressman Andrews stated in his letter to OIG DoD that the contractor was not pleased that the case had been closed and had submitted a letter of rebuttal to the congressman 5 office, In an October 25, 2001, letter, the technical director of the Technical Assessment Division in the OIG DoD requested the contractor to send documentation relevant to the allegations against DCMC, On December 21, 2001, the OIG DoD informed the congressman that the case was closed, since the contractor had failed to provide the promised documentation On January 14, 2002, Congressman Andrews forwarded the documents he received from the contractor to the OIG DoD, Further documentation on 14 specific disputed orders followed from the contractor in February and March 2002, The dollar value of the purchase orders associated with the 14 disputes was 39,593,84 The OIG DoD announced the evaluation on February 22, 2002,

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE