New Report Cards for GSA Contractors

Starting today, GSA contract holders will see changes to the usual report cards that are issued following a Contractor Assistance Visit. The new Contractor Assessment Report provides a snapshot of … [Read more...]

GSA Contract Compliance – Understanding ‘Scope’ and ‘Open Market’ Items

There are 40 separate GSA schedule contracts, covering many different products and services.  In addition, each schedule is further sub-divided into Special Item Numbers (SINs). For example, … [Read more...]

Understanding Federal Regulations

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) are used by all federal agencies when they purchase supplies or services, and you will find them in every solicitation document. Some regulations may be … [Read more...]

Big Changes Are Coming to the GSA Schedules Program in 2015

Several big changes are underway at GSA, as the agency tries to modernize and improve its schedules program: Category Management & the Common Acquisition Platform In an attempt to increase … [Read more...]

Help for Sub-Contractors

GSA's subcontracting directory helps small businesses looking for subcontracting opportunities with GSA prime contractors. Large business prime contractors are required to establish plans and goals … [Read more...]

Agencies Can’t Buy From You If They Don’t Know You Exist!

Federal Acquisition Regulations require Contracting Officers to make every effort to find qualified small business vendors, and to document their efforts to reach out to small, disadvantaged, 8a, … [Read more...]