Shipping Your Products – Packaging, Marking and Labeling

  One of the challenges facing companies shipping items to federal agencies is to understand the specific packaging, labeling and marking requirements for an order. Federal Standard 123 … [Read more...]

Tips for Small Businesses – The Government Version!

  I recently came across this great set of tips for small businesses wishing to market to the federal government.  This particular list came from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Office … [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...]

DoD’s New Pilot Program for Innovative Products and Services

The Dept. of Defense has launched a new 4-year pilot program that will allow their Contracting Officers to buy ‘innovative goods and services’ without following formal RFP procedures. This class … [Read more...]

Federal Agencies Encourage Purchase of ‘Green’ Products

  Federal agencies must ensure that 95% of new contracts for products are for items that are energy-efficient; water-efficient; biobased; environmentally-preferable; are non-toxic or use … [Read more...]