commander, and it must contain the following
for additional information on
call procedures, billing, screening, and the review
Type of supplies or services required..
under the BPA procedure.
Suggested sources of supply.
Fast Payment Procedure
Period of time during which the supplies or
services will be required.
The fast payment procedure is used only for
Name or names of individuals within the supply
relatively small purchases and is initiated only by
department authorized to place orders against
activities ashore. You are likely to receive material that
has been ordered by this method, and you need to know
how it works.
When determined by the supply activity that the
When you submit a requisition for purchase action
request is justifiable, it will negotiate and prepare the
BPA. Copies of the BPA are then provided to the ship,
and the supply activity responds by placing a fast
the vendor, and the activity designated to make
payment order with a commercial supplier, you receive
a copy of the purchase order and a pre-addressed
postcard Report of nonreceipt, damage, or
Material is obtained by the authorized person
nonconformance (figure 5-18). You fill out and mail
designated in the BPA by placing calls to the vendor.
the postcard only if you receive damaged or
Figure 5-18.-Example of a report of nonreceipt, damage, or nonconformance card.