Future of the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program

The GSA MAS Program is reviewing several upcoming initiatives to improve the buying and selling experience of its customers and industry partners. GSA’s objective is to use data analytics to get actionable insights to find and buy solutions on schedules, vendors will... read more

Order Level Materials (OLMs)

After many years of discussion on this subject, the General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) providing the authority to acquire OLMs when placing task or delivery orders against a Federal... read more

Trade Agreement Act Countries – August 2018

Under 19 USC 2501 Trade Agreements Act agencies may only acquire US-made or designated country end products or US or designated country services. Products/services offered under the VA Schedule Program that are end products/services of countries other than the United... read more

Small Business Certifications – What are they?

The federal government has numerous programs for small businesses.  But, before you can compete for opportunities you need to know the classifications.   Read the attached to see how the Federal Government has categorized small businesses.  If you have any questions,... read more

Life Cycle of Federal Acquisition Process

The federal government’s basic procurement or acquisition process involves an agency identifying the goods and services it needs (also known as the agency’s “requirements”), determining the most appropriate method for purchasing these items, and carrying out the... read more