Does the VA VETS First Contracting Program apply to Micropurchases? Established by the VA to ensure the department’s adherence to the U.S. Supreme Court Kingdomware decision, the The VETS First Contracting Program outlines three key principles:
The implementation of SAM.gov’s UEI has brought several updates, such as the Entity Validation Service (EVS), impacting how contractors update their company information. Now, contractors must provide internal documentation to support their updates. How will this affect you?
Two Coley GCS advisors provide a GSA 2023 EOY Review and share insights on the record growth in contract spending allowing companies more opportunities and small businesses more stability. With so many available opportunities, companies have the ability to make great connections and money for their business. Using these sites will help you find the right contract for your business.
Economic Price Adjustment modifications are the key to keeping GSA contract pricing up to date and competitive. Coley can help you choose which EPA provision is right for you and ensure your contract pricing is up to date.
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.
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.
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.
Federal Supply Schedules are focused on having the best price available from schedule holders. One way to ensure they are doing so is through Commercial Sales Practices. The common discounts are examined by the Contracting Officer for the offerings. But this method might not be for every company. We examined what commercial sales practices are, why they are important to your schedule, and evaluated what kind of business this practice would be a good fit for.
Is your GSA Schedule approaching the 20 year end date? Learn about GSA’s Streamlined Offer processes in order to help you obtain a new contract without any interruptions.
We have seen contractors have concerns with the wording on the Commercial Supplier Agreements (CSA). How can you ensure that your CSA is government compliant? We have some tips and clauses to look for to ensure your Commercial Supplier Agreement can pass through legal review with ease.
Are you familiar with GSA Global Supply? It is a US General Services Administration (GSA) program that provides federal agencies with access to a wide range of commonly purchased products through pre-negotiated contracts with suppliers.