Interested in selling your product or service to the government? Businesses looking to learn how to get a GSA contract should know that it’s a time-consuming process, but you don’t have to do it alone.
Around $460 billion was spent on contracts in 2016, and if your company is eligible you can gain a significant competitive advantage over other businesses in your space.
Our team has over 25 years of experience helping businesses understand how to get a GSA contract. Our team of experts understands what it takes for GSA contracts to be successful, just ask some of our customers.
Before you can apply for a GSA Contract, you’ll need to determine if your business is eligible. Your business needs to be:
- Stable financially
- At least two years old
- Providing commercially available products
- Compliant with the Trade Agreement Act
The next step is to choose which schedule you’re applying for, and then you can begin the application. Depending on what schedule you use, it can include up to 30 pages of paperwork or more. At Government Contract Services, we can ensure that your application is sent out with no mistakes. We offer two different service levels depending on how much you want us to be involved in the process.
Our bronze level services simplify the GSA application process by helping you understand the process and providing the tricks of the trade for a successful application. Customers who choose our silver level of support hand over the hassle of the application almost entirely, leaving the details to us.
Take a look at the breakdown of our services below to find out more about everything we have to offer for how to get a GSA contract.
|GSA Process Simplification|
|Prepare you for what to expect throughout the entire process — from application to contract award||✓||✓|
|We help you determine the best GSA Schedules for your lines of business||✓||✓|
|We help you determine the best Special Item Numbers (SINs) for your products & services||✓||✓|
|Competitive Pricing Information|
|We provide a Schedule Sales Query of competitors in your Schedules & SINs||✓||✓|
|When available we will supply you with competitors GSA pricing to help ensure that you will price your products & services to sell||✓||✓|
|Government Paperwork Simplification|
|We explain perplexing gov’t terminology, documents and regulations so you can easily understand them||✓||✓|
|We review your firm’s GSA application paperwork to ensure it’s complete and meets requirements||✓||✓|
|We complete necessary response documents for your GSA Schedule application||✓|
|GSA Schedule Negotiation Support|
|We prepare and guide you through the GSA Schedule application negotiations process||✓||✓|
|We help you formulate an acceptable GSA discount policy||✓|
|We prepare you for what to expect during the GSA application review process||✓|
|We respond toclarifications and amendments requested by the GSA||✓|
|We update your application if requested by the GSA Contracting Officer||✓|
|We prepare and submit your Final Schedule Proposal Revision to the GSA after negotiations||✓|
|GSA Contract Post Award Contract Administration Services||See Post Award Services Section|
|GSA Contract Post Award Sales & Marketing Services||See Post Award Services Section|
Figuring Out How to Get a GSA Contract On Your Own is a Tough Process, Our Team Makes it Easy
GSA Schedules can be a tough field to navigate on your own. If you have questions, we have answers. At Government Contract Services, we have over a quarter of a century of experience helping businesses earn their keep in the government contract business.
We know you’ve worked hard to get your business where it is today, let our team help you navigate through the application so you can continue to be as successful as possible.
Ready to talk about how to get started with your GSA schedule? Contact us today to get started.
Research GSA Schedules by Industry
GSA Schedules can be broken into two categories: product industries and service industries, although some schedules do contain both. Depending on what your business is providing commercially, you can decide what schedule fits you best.