GSA Plans to Consolidate Schedules

  Right now, if a business wishes to offer their products and services via a GSA Schedule Contract, they have to submit a proposal under one of 24 different ‘Schedules’  - Schedule 70 for IT … [Read more...]

Doing Business With the Army Corp of Engineers

The Army Corp of Engineers, Rock Island is offering a FREE online webinar  on 10/23, which includes information on how to best do business with the district, either as a prime contractor or as a … [Read more...]

Labor Regulations for Government Contractors

  Since we're all now back at our desks after the Labor Day weekend, I thought I'd take a closer look at three common federal regulations regarding labor and employment practices that can … [Read more...]

GSA Contract Report Cards – Part Three – Over and Above

  Two earlier postings discussed  GSA’s Contractor Report Card, specifically the Category 1 (Critical) and Category 2 (Mandatory) sections of the report. The final  section - Category 3 … [Read more...]

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...]

Research the Market! GSA’s New Discovery Site Can Help

GSA’s market research tool, Discovery, has data on vendors offering various services to the federal government, including their contract history.   Search by NAICS code, Contract Vehicle, … [Read more...]