Getting the Most Out of FedBizOpps

If you’re familiar with FedBizOpps, you know that almost all contract postings over $25,000 are available at that site, and that you can search for opportunities via keywords, NAICS (Industry) codes … [Read more...]

What Does the Government Buy? It May Surprise You!

When you think about federal purchasing, it’s easy to imagine large, complex military-type products and services.  But federal agencies also purchase large quantities of the more mundane stuff of life … [Read more...]

Buyer Beware! Life Doesn’t Come With Guarantees…And Neither Does GSA!

Last December, the Florida attorney general filed a complaint against a GSA consulting firm for violations of the Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.  The complaint alleges that the company … [Read more...]

FEMA’s Information Technology Plan for the Next Five Years

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has posted its IT acquisition plans for the next five years, FY15-FY20, including their priorities, and the types of RFPs it will issue. FEMA’s goal … [Read more...]

The Post Office Wants New Trucks!

The U.S. Postal Service has issued a Request for Information for a "Next Generation Delivery Vehicle" to replace their existing fleet by 2018.  The agency plans to make a single award for up to … [Read more...]

GSA’s Reverse Auction Tool

GSA’s reverse auction platform has grown quickly since its launch in July 2013. From July 2013 to Jan 2015, total awarded auctions equaled $24 million - and 85% of that went to small businesses. … [Read more...]