This report focuses on ways transit operators can improve the procedures they use to obtain fuel. The report includes a discussion of the changes which have recently occurred in the fuel market and highlights a wide range of possible strategies and related contract terms which can be used to best take advantage of the opportunities present by current market conditions under decontrol. The advantages, disadvantages, and interrelationships of each action are discussed in detail. The report is divided into three parts beginning with an oil market and procurement overview. Part Two discusses alternative procurements strategies focusing on supply issues of number and nature of suppliers, awards, and spot purchases as well as pricing issues of timing, escalation, fixed pricing, piggyback and bulk deliveries. Part Three describes several supply contract options for consideration in contract writing.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cabot Consulting Group

    1828 L Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Publication Date: 1985-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 77 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00451200
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-I-85-18
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1985 12:00AM