iOS app Android app

Subcontractor

Sub or Scrub: Why to Keep a Close Eye On Your Subcontractors

Jack Garson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Even if you start with a good sub, bad stuff can happen. You need protection. This can take a variety of forms, but the most important include the following.

The Invisible Foreign Subcontractor

David Isenberg | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Some of the subsequent press coverage criticized KBR, but that missed the point. Sure, in several respect KBR could have done much better, but at least it held special inspections documenting atrocious living conditions and threatened to cut off awards to the subcontractor.

Small Contractors Are Getting Screwed

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.19.2012 | Small Business

It's tough out there for a small contractor -- especially when you don't get the work you thought you were going to get. Almost a third of subcontr...

DynCorp Does Due Diligence

David Isenberg | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Dyncorp's new Supply Chain organization, stood up last year, has introduced several tools that are updated regularly to evaluate subcontractors on an ongoing basis.

You Want Chicken Pox with That?

David Isenberg | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

The same political ideology of outsourcing and privatization of military logistics functions that has made a household name of Halliburton nearly caused harm to American troops, thanks to a KBR subcontractor.

U.S. Contractor Confined More Than 1000 Foreign Workers In Windowless Warehouses In Iraq

McClatchy Washington Bureau | Adam Ashton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD - About 1,000 Asian men who were hired by a Kuwaiti subcontractor to the U.S. military have been confined for as long as three months in wind...