GSA MAS Consolidation Phase 3 Deadline Quickly Approaching

GSA Phase 3 Consolidation plans for those vendors with more than one current GSA Schedule is due September 30, 2021. Again this requirement only applies to those vendors with more than one GSA Schedule contract and is important to start the consolidation process as... read more

TGG Tuesday Insight – August 3rd, 2021

GSA Gives Final Deadline for Transition from DUNS to Unique Entity ID The agency also confirmed that all current SAM registrants should have already been assigned their new identifier. The Biden administration is moving forward with the transition from a nearly... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 27th, 2021

Making Cost-Reimbursement Task Orders Part of the MAS Program Recently, this blog focused on the benefits of adding cost reimbursement capability to the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program so that contractors with commercial item goods and services on Schedule also... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 20th, 2021

Eliminating the Price Reduction Clause is an Opportunity to Increase Competition Last week’s far-reaching Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy included language that carried implications for government procurement generally, including... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 13th, 2021

Section 889 Part B Redux: What Are Contractors’ Compliance Obligations in 2021? In July 2020, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council published the interim final rule implementing Section 889(a)(1)(B) (Section 889 Part B) of the John S. McCain National... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 6th, 2021

GSA Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Rejects IG Recommendation to End Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) Program Last month, as detailed in our prior advisory, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced that the Transactional Data Reporting (TDR)... read more

Tuesday Insight – June 29, 2021

Advocacy Group Asks Biden Administration to Consider 7 Reforms for Governmentwide Contracts A group of federal contractors want to see the governmentwide acquisition contract, or GWAC, program process improved for innovative and non-traditional vendors. The Biden... read more

Tuesday Insight – June 22nd, 2021

GSA Set to Alter Cloud Buying Landscape with New Policy Since agencies began to talk about moving to the cloud in 2010, public and private sector advocates played up the idea that programs could “pay by the drink” or buy services on a consumption basis. The fact is,... read more

Tuesday Insight – June 15th, 2021

Small Business GWACs: A History of Success in Promoting Governmentwide Opportunities for Small Businesses The Biden administration’s focus on enhancing opportunities for small businesses provides a timely occasion for federal managers to take stock of current... read more