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...]

How Would Social Media React in a Disaster?

The Air Force is trying to learn how to manage social media in the event of a disaster or emergency situation. A recent Sources Sought notice is looking for a Disaster Management system that could … [Read more...]

Getting the Most Out of FedBizOpps

If you’re familiar with FedBizOpps, you know that almost all contract postings over $25,000 are available at that site, and that you can search for opportunities via keywords, NAICS (Industry) codes … [Read more...]

What is a ‘Set-Aside’ Contract?

How does an agency decide to 'set-aside' a contract for a small, 8(a), veteran-owned or woman-owned business? The Contracting Officer takes into account what is known as "The Rule of Two": A … [Read more...]

The FAA is looking for Small Construction Companies in the NJ Area

The FAA is establishing a Qualified Vendor List for general construction, mechanical, plumbing and electrical small business contractors located in the New Jersey area. Your business must be … [Read more...]

The Post Office Wants New Trucks!

The U.S. Postal Service has issued a Request for Information for a "Next Generation Delivery Vehicle" to replace their existing fleet by 2018.  The agency plans to make a single award for up to … [Read more...]