General Services Administration (GSA)

5 Steps For a GSA Contract Renewal

Maintaining and keeping a GSA contract requires a lot of TLC!  It is essentially a “license” to sell to the Federal government, which has high expectations and requirements of its’ vendors.  Your GSA contract was awarded with a 5 year base period and 3 potential 5 year extension options, totaling 20 years in all. (note: …

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5 Reasons a GSA Contract is NOT for You

Are you currently considering and researching GSA contracts?  There’s a lot of info out there!  That’s because a GSA contract can be a valuable asset to the companies that hold one.  Likely, you’ve run across a multitude of reasons for getting a GSA contract: billions in Federal contracts, reduced competition for contracts, simplified proposal processes …

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Timeline for Getting a GSA Contract When Working With GCS

You’ve done your market research.  You’ve Googled “How to Get A GSA Contract” to exhaustion.  You’ve decided – let’s do this… I want to get a GSA contract!  So how long can you expect this adventure to take? There is no easy answer to how long a GSA contract takes to be awarded.  Typically, businesses …

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5 Reasons YOUR Business Should Consider a GSA Contract

2020 was a tough year.  Many businesses have lost significant revenue sources and must now look to filling the sales funnel through other means.  Other businesses have experienced growth and need resources to sustain their profit numbers beyond Covid.  So, what about a GSA contract? First, What is a GSA Contract?  A GSA contract can …

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GSA Advantage & GSA eBuy – What Are They and How Do I Use Them?

GSA Advantage and GSA eBuy are two platforms that you need to know how to use if you currently hold a GSA Contract, or plan to. These tools will guide your company to new opportunities to take advantage of. GSA Advantage is the ecommerce site for GSA and is primarily product based, whereas GSA eBuy …

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The Future of Quarterly Reporting

Changes will be coming soon for the way quarterly reporting is done. Last week, the GSA announced that they will be retiring the old system of 72A and transitioning to the new FAS Sales Reporting Portal (SRP). The change of systems is due to the GSA’s effort to become more modernized. This will be done …

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How to Apply for a Product Based GSA Schedule

Update: With the changes the GSA are making to the Schedule Program, we will see the process companies go through to obtain a GSA Contract change as well. GSA is going back to their roots and consolidating their current 24 Schedules into one. They are also going to be making changes to the SINs as …

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Buying Season is Over, Now What?

Fiscal Year 2019 is here and buying season is over. Government activity slows down in quarter one, but this doesn’t mean you should ignore your GSA Contract until Q3. This time of the year can be used to start preparing for the upcoming buying season. Q3 always seems far away, but it’s never too early …

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Multiple Award Schedule GSA 738X is Now Easier to Access After Expanding its Offerings

In 2017, the General Services Administration (GSA) re-organized its Human Resources and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), 738 X. This helps the government reach its Category Management goals of increasing cost savings, reducing contract redundancy, and streamlining the acquisition process. So, what does this mean for your company? The changes to the …

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