Military inventories (31 - 40 of 89 items)
Army Inventory: Changes to Stock Funding Reparables Would Save Operations and Maintenance Funds
NSIAD-94-131: Published: May 31, 1994. Publicly Released: May 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's implementation of the stock funding of the depot level reparables (SFDLR) requirement, focusing on whether SFDLR has: (1) reduced demands on and procurements by the wholesale level supply system; and (2) affected the management of maintenance and inventory activities and the use of operation and maintenance (O&M) funds at the unit level...
Commercial Practices: Leading-Edge Practices Can Help DOD Better Manage Clothing and Textile Stocks
NSIAD-94-64: Published: Apr 13, 1994. Publicly Released: May 18, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) inventory management system for supplying clothing and textile (C&T) items to the military services, focusing on: (1) inventory problems and other inefficiencies in the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) C&T logistics system; (2) commercial practices to reduce inventory holding and distribution costs; and (3) DOD pro...
C-17 Aircraft Program: Improvements in Initial Provisioning Process
NSIAD-94-63: Published: Jan 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's initial provisioning for C-17 aircraft spare parts, focusing on problems that have occurred since January 1992.GAO found that: (1) as of July 1993, the Air Force had ordered $111.2 million of C-17 spare parts; (2) the Air Force prematurely ordered the spare parts under a Department of Defense (DOD) policy that calls for maximizing t...
Defense Inventory: Changes in DOD's Inventory Reporting, 1989-1992
NSIAD-94-112: Published: Feb 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed changes in the Department of Defense's (DOD) secondary item inventory since fiscal year (FY) 1989, focusing on the: (1) total value of the inventory; (2) value of potential excess stock; (3) impact of inventory revaluations; and (4) annual funding levels for secondary item inventory acquisitions.GAO found that: (1) the nominal value of DOD secondar...
Defense Inventory: More Accurate Reporting Categories Are Needed
NSIAD-93-31: Published: Aug 12, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) on-hand approved acquisition objective inventory, focusing on whether its Supply System Inventory Report adequately disclosed the amount of: (1) secondary inventory needed to ensure uninterrupted supply; and (2) excess inventory.GAO found that: (1) of the $53.5 billion in the DOD acquisition objective inventory, on...
Property Disposal: DOD Is Handling Large Amounts of Excess Property in Europe
NSIAD-93-195: Published: Jul 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how the Department of Defense (DOD) is handling the excess equipment and supplies in Europe due to force reductions.GAO found that: (1) the Army has the largest reduction in forces and the most excess ammunition, equipment, supplies, and other property; (2) the Air Force and the Navy are redistributing excess war reserve materiel valued at about $1...
Commercial Practices: DOD Could Save Millions by Reducing Maintenance and Repair Inventories
NSIAD-93-155: Published: Jun 7, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Department of Defense's (DOD) construction, general, and industrial logistics practices; and (2) commercial practices that DOD could adopt to improve its operations and reduce inventory costs.GAO found that: (1) DOD retains large quantities of excess inventories because of duplicative purchasing and inventory retention practices among the...
Defense Transportation: Defense Logistics Agency's Regional Freight Consolidation Centers
NSIAD-93-169: Published: May 21, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) regional freight consolidation centers (RFCC), focusing on whether the centers: (1) realized the savings DLA projected; (2) timely delivered freight when required; and (3) maintained accountability for freight in transit.GAO found that: (1) DLA has not realized the projected cost savings from s...
DOD Food Inventory: Using Private Sector Practices Can Reduce Costs and Eliminate Problems
NSIAD-93-110: Published: Jun 4, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. military food supply system, focusing on: (1) the Department of Defense's (DOD) and private food industry's inventory management practices to supply food to the services; and (2) whether DOD could adopt any practices that might reduce its logistics costs.GAO found that: (1) while food inventories at DOD depots and warehouses are extensive...
Army Inventory: Current Operating and War Reserve Requirements Can Be Reduced
NSIAD-93-119: Published: Apr 14, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Army's efforts to reduce its current operating and war reserve requirements.GAO found that: (1) two Army commands have significantly overstated their current operating and war reserve needs by $1.6 billion; (2) overstated war reserve requirements result in unnecessary repair programs and unneeded procurements; (3) the Army is revising its war reserve requirements to reflect its cu...