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Failure to modify pallets to avoid unnecessary procurements

United States. General Accounting Office

Failure to modify pallets to avoid unnecessary procurements

Defense Supply Agency, Department of Defense

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Defense Supply Agency.,
    • Pallets (Shipping, storage, etc.),
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Supplies and stores.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Procurement.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementreport to the Congress of the United States by the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUC273 .A5 1965d
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 l., 24 p.
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5965010M
      LC Control Number65061373
      OCLC/WorldCa18517468

        1. Choosing the Wrong Pallet. Not all pallets are built the same, and differing material or sizes can impact the safety of your cargo. Choose the wrong material for the job, and the pallet can skid around and damage itself and other items in the shipment – leaving you financially vulnerable. The numbers that follow the letters are basically how efficient the APR is against particles that are microns in diameter or larger. A “95” will prevent 95% of those particles from getting through the mask, while a “” will prevent % (almost %) from getting through.

      If your company is putting out an RFP for pallet purchasing or retrieval, allow on-site visits prior to the bid deadline. Inviting bidders to conduct site visits and see first-hand what you actually need at each facility results in more accurate bids and a more efficient RFP process overall. Pallets. C&S and BWD agree to develop a mutually acceptable pallet and tote exchange program and accounting procedures to ensure the maintenance of an adequate number of pallets and totes throughout the Term (which program shall provide for monthly reporting of BWD’s pallet and tote balance); provided that it is the responsibility of C&S to purchase any and all replacement pallets and .

      Pallet Quality - 'Fit for Purpose' A good quality of pallet should be used - remember your pallet will be handled between times whilst travelling through the network. It must be stable and undamaged. Any pallets requiring a tail-lift delivery should be on a good quality 4-way entry pallet; Goods should NOT overhang the wooden pallet base on. Preventive maintenance involves the systematic inspection of equipment where potential problems are detected and corrected in order to prevent equipment failure before it happens. In practice, a preventive maintenance schedule may include things such as cleaning, lubrication, oil changes, adjustments, repairs, inspecting and replacing parts.


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