Tag Archives: administrative cost

GAO Urges Congress to Make DoD’s Subcontracting Plan Test Program Permanent

The Government Accountability Office recommends that the Defense Department collaborate with Congress to make the Test Program for Negotiation of Comprehensive Small Business Subcontracting Plans permanent. GAO said Monday the program has helped 12 participating companies to save a combined $18.5 million in administrative costs during fiscal 2013. DoD launched the program in 1990 to …

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Tiffany Hixson: GSA to Halt New Services Schedule Entries in Consolidation Move

The General Services Administration has suspended the entry of new vendors into its seven contract schedules for professional services as part of program reforms led by Tiffany Hixson, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller reports that Hixson, professional services category executive at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the suspension period could last for …

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Robert Work: DoD to Cut Admin, Overhead Costs if Sequestration Remains

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has said the Pentagon plans to cut administrative and overhead expenses at the Office of the Secretary of Defense and 16 sub-agencies in light of sequestration, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andrew Tilghman reports that the move is the result of efficiency reviews with the Defense Business Board and Business …

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