April 5th, 2016, GSA posted the VETS 2 GWAC presolicitation on FedBidOpps. The VETS 2 GWAC is a contract developed for service-disabled veteran owned IT small businesses to provide customized Information Technology (IT) services and IT services-based solutions to the Federal government. The VETS 2 is the latest version of the VETS GWAC which received $1.9B over 10 years among 32 contract holders.
The contract ceiling is currently set at $5B and awards should be announced in 2017. GSA intends to host an optional pre-proposal teleconference consisting of a RFP overview on or about May 2, 2016. FBO and GSA Interact will have details on when an official date and time are announced for the teleconference.
The current/previous VETS GWAC had 32 contract awardees receiving $1,880,134,305.60 in obligated dollars. The top agencies using the VETS GWAC:
|DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS||$ 677,110,260.47|
|DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE (HQ USAF)||$ 327,606,225.73|
|DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE||$ 224,736,296.80|
|DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE||$ 122,881,950.65|
|ARMY (EXCEPT COE CIVIL PROGRAM FINANCE)||$ 119,263,389.79|
|ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY||$ 105,634,297.26|
|DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES||$ 49,207,188.54|
|DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY||$ 47,879,520.53|
|GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION||$ 46,967,264.02|
|DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE||$ 46,962,211.24|
|DEPARTMENT OF LABOR||$ 43,618,753.78|
|DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY||$ 16,152,110.19|
|DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY||$ 14,114,100.55|
|DEPARTMENT OF STATE||$ 13,910,468.66|
|SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION||$ 13,662,650.60|
|DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION||$ 4,193,508.27|
|DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY||$ 3,431,026.36|
|DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE||$ 2,803,082.16|
Ramiro is a Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) and as a Senior Consultant with Coley GCS, LLC, a Government Contracts Consulting, Coaching and Training company. Ramiro has over 10 years’ experience helping companies succeed with their GSA schedules.