One of the most essential parts of maintaining your GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract is ensuring your pricing is up to date. GSA contracts can last for up to 20 years, so it’s likely that your commercial rates will increase during the life of your contract. As a GSA contractor, you have the ability and the right to increase your GSA rates alongside your commercial rates. However, the process of requesting a price increase can be complicated, as GSA has restrictions on when you can raise your rates and how much of an increase you can request.
So, you want to sell your solutions to the government—where do you start? Unfortunately, you can’t just start cold calling government agencies or launching targeted campaigns for your solutions. Government buyers have several rules and regulations they need to follow before they can purchase products and services. In most cases, if you want to sell to the government, you will need to become a government contractor.
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.
As a GSA Schedule contractor, you want to make sure your products and services are found easily by government customers. GSA has several procurement platforms to help contractors list their solutions and bid on contracting opportunities, but the most important site for selling products is GSA Advantage!.
I think it goes without saying that once you are awarded your GSA Schedule, your goal is to become a successful GSA contractor. But how do you make sure you are taking advantage of all GSA’s tools and effectively marketing yourself to the government? Government marketing is not quite the same as commercial marketing, and the landscape may be all new to you.
Since you clicked on this blog post, there is a good chance your business could qualify as a small business government contractor, or perhaps you are simply looking to learn more about the calculations that determine small business status. Regardless, it's important to determine your business size designation, because there are certain advantages associated with being a small business in the federal government. In this blog, we'll help you identify whether your business qualifies as a small business with the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Small Business Association (SBA).
The Biden-Harris Administration intends to heavily invest in our nation’s infrastructure. In March 2021, Biden unveiled the the American Jobs Plan, which will allocate $2 trillion to create more jobs and rebuild the U.S. infrastructure. A significant aspect of the American Jobs Plan is a $621 billion investment in transportation infrastructure, including public transit, modernizing roads, bridges, and highways, and electric vehicles (EVs). Electric vehicles are a large part of Biden’s plan—he wants to build a network of EV charging ports across the nation’s highway system and electrify the federal government’s transportation fleet.