Justifying a Sole Source Contract

  A Sole Source contract may be issued if the agency believes that only one company is qualified to supply a certain product or service. The Contracting Officer must conduct market research … [Read more...]

Federal Contractors – Labor Regulations & Compliance

  The Dept. of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)  helps federal contractors and their employees become familiar with the regulations enforced by the OFCCP … [Read more...]

Why Didn’t We Win?

  You spent a lot of time and effort to prepare your proposal – what happened?   A lot of work goes into preparing a proposal, but you don’t always win the contract.   Take a deep … [Read more...]

Solicitation Numbers – What Do They Mean?

  Classify this information as not exactly essential, but good to know...   The solicitation number is made up of several parts. The first 6 digits (a mix of letters & … [Read more...]

Doing Business With the Treasury Department

In addition to Treasury Headquarters there are eight Bureaus, making up 98% of the Treasury workforce Alcohol & Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau of Engraving & Printing Bureau of Fiscal … [Read more...]

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) apply to all federal contracts, and are used by all federal agencies when they purchase supplies or services. Some regulations are printed out in … [Read more...]