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Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO reviewed Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to consolidate Personal Property Shipping Offices.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of Defense 1. The Secretary of Defense should direct the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower, Installations, and Logistics) to reassess these consolidations. In so doing, he should consider the potential for savings through economies of scale that could result through better and more complete consolidations as well as the need to provide adequate services to the users in various geographic locations.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.

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