GSA is releasing MAS Refresh 18 to solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 and an associated mass modification to all current existing contracts in December 2023. This refresh will update language, incorporate new contract sales criteria, update mandatory templates, and incorporate clause and provision updates.
The VA awards $61 billion for contracts under the T4NG4 program, surpassing the $22.3 billion from the 2016 T4NG initiative. The T4NG2 contracts encompass a range of industries, including cybersecurity, health care IT, strategy planning, enterprise network engineering, operations and maintenance, program management, and systems and software engineering support services, with a 5-year base period and a 5-year option period.
GSA Professional Services is holding a listening tour to build a stronger communication channel between current contract holders and GSA.
GSA has changed the time period for the consideration of the sales minimum and the required minimum sales. Contractors now have 60 months to meet or exceed $100,000 in the first 60 months of their contract and $125,000 during each following 60 month option period. Read why the change and what this means for contractors
As The Unites States government narrowly escapes a shutdown many entrepreneurs can breathe a little lighter. Although a shutdown should not halt any fully funded contracts, impacts among Small Businesses vary but most are slowly recover.
If your firm is 8(a) certified, then you need to bring yourself up to speed on this pending court case that can greatly impact your business. You may be required to submit a Social Disadvantage narrative prior to being awarded any new contracts and/or any follow-on contracts.
GSA Extends Moratorium on EPA Restrictions to March 2024 (MV-22-02). Respond to this opportunity with a much-needed Economic Price Adjustment.
The recent Supreme Court decision on affirmative action is creating a review into other government programs including the SBA 8(a) program. Here we review how the SBA 8(a) program works and how it could potentially change.
The SBA 8(a) Business Development program was developed to help socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs gain access to the federal marketplace. The current goal for the federal government is to award 12 percent of all federal contracting dollars to those who participate in this program.
The VETS-4212 report is an annual report required by some contractors and subcontractors to show they are proactively hiring veterans. Find out what the report needs to include, who needs to file and when it’s due.
The Standardized Pricing Evaluation Logic (SPEL) was developed by GSA and OIG to improve their control of overpriced items by streamlining the review and assessment of modifications against existing products, commercial market, past transactions, non-selling products.
Every GSA Schedule holder must understand what is required and how to update the purchase orders. Coley GCS provides tips on how to best update and use GSA’s PO portal.
Forming a JV can help you extend your “reach” into the Federal marketplace by uniting the strengths of two companies to successfully bid and win as a JV on opportunities. Review these frequently asked questions on GSA’s new policy.
Joint Ventures are a wonderful opportunity to enhance your opportunities to work with the Government. There are many benefits to pursuing a GSA schedule with that Joint Venture.
GSA is retiring SIP and replacing the catalog upload process with the FAS Catalog Platform (FCP). The FCP is a web-based tool that is looking to replace SIP with its catalog upload features and more. Contractors must prepare for the upcoming transition expected to be released sometime in Fiscal Year 2024.
GSA has announced that Refresh 17 is going to be released with more regulatory and language changes being made to the MAS solicitation.
GSA has released the final solicitation for the OASIS+ contracting vehicle, offering six set-asides and unrestricted opportunities for small businesses. Stay tuned to Coley updates and join the next FedMap networking event July 6th for more discussions on OASIS+.
The SBA and GSA have partnered to increase contract awards to 8(a) contractors through the creation of an 8(a) pool for eligible GSA Schedule contractors.
Why Vendors Should Choose to Opt-In to TDR- Existing GSA Schedule holders and new vendors going through the contract award process (offeror) have the option to participate in the Transactional Data Reporting program if their products or services fall under one of the eligible Special Item Numbers referenced in the TDR program. Understand the benefits and requirements of the TDR program.