101-30.703 Program objectives.§ 101-30.703 Program objectives.
The objective of the item reduction program is to reduce the varieties and sizes of similar items in the Government supply system by:
(a) Implementing a coordinated item reduction process among supply managers of using activities;
(b) Standardizing items of supply used by the Government;
(c) Ensuring that all participants in item reduction studies give priority to controlling and completing item reduction studies;
(d) Promptly recording decisions in the Federal catalog system data base; and
(e) Phasing out of the Government supply system those items identified in item reduction studies as not authorized for procurement to reduce cataloging, supply management, and warehousing costs; then following through to eliminate the items from agency catalog systems.[43 FR 4999, Feb. 7, 1978, as amended at 46 FR 35646, July 10, 1981]