Alphabet Soup: D is for….DPAS 

Some Purchase Orders/RFQs issued by the Department of Defense are assigned priority ratings, under a system known as the Defense Priority Allocation System, or DPAS.  DX-rated orders have the highest … [Read more...]

Doing Business With… the US Coast Guard

The US Coast Guard Contracting Office posts upcoming requirements here.  Requirements over $250,000 are posted early in the contracting process, before solicitations appear on FedBizOpps (FBO). The … [Read more...]

Five *BIG* Changes Coming in 2020!

1) GSA Consolidation of Schedules Last month GSA issued a Mass Mod to all current contract holders, merging their 24 separate schedules into a single consolidated schedule. Current contractors have … [Read more...]

“Lender Match” from the SBA- What’s it all About?

The SBA offers a service called ‘Lender Match’, a free online referral tool that connects small businesses with participating SBA-approved lenders. More than 800 lenders participate in the SBA … [Read more...]

Problems with the ‘FedBizOpps-to-Beta-SAM’ Transition?  GSA’s One-Stop Shop Answers Your Questions!

GSA has created a central archive of essential information about the recent FBO transition into beta.SAM.gov, including Helpful Hints, How-to Videos, and Webinars to help you make the … [Read more...]

Compliance Guide for Construction Contractors

The Dept. of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has created a new Technical Assistance Guide specifically for construction contractors. Construction contractors can use … [Read more...]