Selling to the government through the General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program involves understanding the lifecycle of a government contract. Successful contractors understand what good contract management resembles, so they can position themselves in a place to meet and exceed government customers’ expectations.
So, you’ve found yourself awarded with a government contract vehicle, such as a GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), and would like to respond to a government Request for Proposal, otherwise known as an RFP. What happens next? For those interested in responding to government contract opportunities, you should know that RFPs are often the most common type of opportunity you will come across. However, before responding to an RFP, it’s important to understand a few vital components that go into shaping a successful response package.
Do you know what the real benefits of being on the GSA Schedule are? Learn the top 10 reasons (and advantages) why you should consider it.
So, you have been recently awarded with a GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) and are probably wondering what tools are available to you as a GSA Schedule contractor. While there are several websites and resources at your fingertips, we’re going to focus on GSA eBuy, an online procurement tool that allows eligible government agencies to procure products, solutions, and services from GSA contract holders registered on the eBuy platform. Let’s cover what GSA eBuy is and how you can use it your advantage.
After the Biden Administration passed a sweeping domestic funding plan which includes $1 trillion dollars in anticipated infrastructure spending, you may be wondering how to infiltrate the public sector and gain access to the vast amount of government contract opportunities. While selling to the government may seem like a difficult endeavor, understanding the many nuances of the government marketplace will certainly help you expand your company’s public sales efforts. In this blog, we’ll cover five steps to how to sell to the government including how you can get on a streamlined contract vehicle like the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS).
Once you get your GSA Schedule contract, you become part of an elite marketplace reserved for contractors who are pre-authorized to sell to the government. While this will certainly increase your business opportunities, you still have to face competition just like any other market. With your GSA Schedule, you’ll be competing for orders on procurement sites like GSA Advantage!, and competing in government solicitations. How do you make sure you stands out from the other government contractors? We put together 4 ways your company can gain an advantage over other companies and best practices you should follow.
President Joe Biden delivered his first address to the nation in a joint session of Congress last month. In this State of the Union style address to Congress, President Biden discussed the direction he would like to see the nation heading. The vast array of challenges the new administration faces has already resulted in a quick uptick in government spending. With the Biden Administration planning to tackle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, economic insecurity and job creation, national security threats, and environmental challenges, your company may be in a position to respond to government solicitations.