Regulations Encourage Communication with Industry

  Before the Formal Solicitation is Posted At the beginning of the procurement process, any communication with industry is considered market research.(FAR Part 10), which can help the … [Read more...]

Find Bid Opportunities BEFORE They’re Posted to FedBizOpps!

While FedBizOpps is the go-to site for finding business opportunities, agencies have been working for months BEFORE the formal notice is posted, finalizing the details of the solicitation. Many … [Read more...]

Is Subcontracting Right for You?

Federal Acquisition Regulation FAR 19.702 states that any business awarded a contract over the Simplified Acquisition Threshold ($150,000) must agree that small businesses will have the ‘maximum … [Read more...]

A recent interesting notice for electric vehicle charging stations

Executive Order (EO13693) requires Federal Fleets to: Reduce per-mile Greenhouse Gas emissions 30% percent by 2025. Increase the number of zero emission & plug-in hybrid vehicles - to 20% of … [Read more...]

The Army is Looking for American-Made Tools

The Army has posted a Market Research notice, looking for information on the availability of domestic sources for certain hand and measuring tools. Dept. of Defense regulation #225.7002-1 (known as … [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...]