GSA Open Market Industries

Government agencies are continuously perfecting the buying/procurement process to create an easier, more cost-effective experience for their buyers. Current efforts to this end include the creation of a new, strategic approach to increase value and benefit to government buyers through Category Management. Businesses that sell goods and services to the government will be identified by their fit into one of these categories. Contracts awarded within these categories will leverage pricing to increase value to the government agencies while being more easily trackable to better future buying strategies.

Industries that are in demand for government buyers include:

Does YOUR business sell a good or service purchased by government agencies? Do you meet the requirements to pursue government contracts for the good or services you sell?

Facilities and Construction

  • Construction and/or facility related goods and materials
  • Construction and/or facility related services
  • Facility purchase and leases

Professional Services

  • Business administrative services
  • Financial services
  • Legal services
  • Engineering services
  • Marketing services
  • Research and development
  • Social services

Information Technology

  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Cyber security
  • Telecommunications
  • Web / Program development
  • Consulting


  • Pharmaceutical products and/or services
  • Healthcare services
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Laboratory services

Transportation and Logistics

  • Fuel
  • Logistic services/support
  • Vehicles (non-combat)
  • Package and delivery service
  • Transportation equipment

Industrial Products and Services

  • Fire and rescue equipment/services
  • Environment protection equipment/services
  • Hardware and tools
  • Installation and repair of industrial products
  • Machinery and components
  • Test and measurement supplies
  • Basic industrial products and goods

Security and Protection

  • Protective apparel and equipment
  • Weapons and ammunition
  • Security services
  • Security systems
  • Security animals and related services

Human Capital

  • Compensation and benefits
  • HR
  • Strategies, planning and operational planning
  • Talent acquisition and/or development
  • Staffing services

Office Management

  • Office management products and/or services
  • Furniture


  • Relocation services
  • Lodging
  • Travel and travel services
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