E is For…EPA

The Economic Price Adjustment (EPA) clause applies to GSA Schedule contracts, and allows for price increases over the life of your contract, under specific circumstances. The amount and timing of any … [Read more...]

Subcontracting Opportunities With the Department of Defense

Whenever a large business is awarded a contract over a certain dollar amount, they must submit a Subcontracting Plan to the agency. The Subcontracting Plan details exactly how they will reach out to … [Read more...]

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...]

C is for… Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG)

The Environmental Protection Agency’s CPG Program promotes the use of recovered materials. Purchasing agents are required to buy products with the highest practicable recovered-material content. The … [Read more...]

Here It Is! GSA’s New Single Schedule Solicitation is Posted on FedBizOpps

  GSA’s new consolidated schedule, posted today on FedBizOpps, merges the 24 existing schedules into a single consolidated schedule. Offers are broken down into 12 broad categories, with … [Read more...]

B is for….Basis of Award (BoA)

The term ‘Basis of Award’ (BoA) is used during a GSA contract proposal, and determines the class of commercial customer on which to base your GSA award. During proposal negotiations, GSA will look in … [Read more...]