The board denied the motion in part, finding that it has jurisdiction to "assess whether the contracting officer acted reasonably in rendering the disputed performance rating or was arbitrary and capricious and abused his discretion." The board also noted that, while it lacks authority to order the government to revise a CPARS
rating, it "may remand to require the contracting officer to follow applicable regulations and provide [the contractor] a fair and accurate performance evaluation."
The Department of Defense's routine Contractor Performance Assessment Report System (CPARS
) allows military personnel to rate contracted companies like Crystal Group on several performance criteria including schedule adherence, cost performance, quality control, management responsiveness, professional conduct, and complexity of work.
The Commission explicitly stated the governmental objectives in regulating CPARs
, and the values and principles it sought to recognize and respect.
Air Force uses CPARS
to track contractor performance in selecting the winners of competitions for major systems.
Matthews, Air Force Revising CPARS
to Urge Contractors to Resolve Disputes, Avoid Litigation, 76 BNA FED.
I also made it clear that this particular supplier management area would be a contract performance assessment report (CPAR
Federal Government agencies use the Contractor Performance Assessment Reports System (CPARS
) to collect contractor performance information and use the Past Performance Information Retrieval System to access it.
This honor is awarded to the top Department of Defense (DOD) suppliers in the nation and is based on an evaluation of the past three years of Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS
Past contract performance evaluations are not publicly accessible--through FAPIIS or otherwise,--but they are accessible to government contracting officials through the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS
) and the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS).
The Department of Defense uses a system called the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System or CPARS
for short to maintain a record of contractor performance.
is a Web-enabled application that collects and manages the library of automated Contractor Performance Assessment Reports, which measure contract execution and provide a record, both positive and negative, for contracts.