Thursday, May 8, 2014
GAO issues report critical of DOD’s reliance on CSA Scores for carrier selection
GAO has recently issued the results of its study of the Department of Defense's transportation of hazardous materials which found a number of problems. Of particular interest is language in the report which calls into question DOD's use of carrier's CSA scores to determine whether the carrier is eligible to haul transportation protective service freight. Clearly GAO has connected the dots and bases its finding that CSA scores should not be used by government shippers based upon its recent conclusion that CSA scores should not be used to draw conclusions about a carrier's safety condition. Click here for the full report.