Well, they best ought to work the last of that paper stack before starting on the first e-form.
ATF could do a lot to improve transparency by informing the community how they prioritize and process applications. They do not appear to have any customer focus, and all a lack of information does is give rumor and speculation an audience.
Would have been nice if they had caught up with their backlog first before taking the time off for a staff reorg. Especially right before the 41F surge. I was holding off, but this dumbassery might merit a call to my Congresscritter. I’m sure that will help move things along.
Don’t know what’s going on over at ATF, but over the last 30 days, processing has REALLY slowed. Based on control numbers sampled here on 3/13 and 4/12, only 10,600 went through the system in the last month.
That’s about 350 per day, or about half of the 650/day a month ago for daily throughput.
My 7/4/16 submission, with a control number…[Read more]
Bad new for folks using predicted approval dates based on throughput.
The NFA Branch folks are slowing down.
In mid-January computed daily throughput for the period Jan 1 to Jan 15 was averaging about 850 per day.
I just checked the last month’s production from 2/28 to 3/24. Control number range on 2/28 was 3016xx and 3180xx on 3/24. This is…[Read more]