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All contractors who plan to sell to the federal government know the importance of maintaining your System for Award Management (SAM.gov) registration. It's a requirement that you must be registered in SAM.gov before you can submit your GSA Schedule offer, and you need to renew it annually as long as you want to do business with the government. While it's an essential area of compliance, maintaining your SAM.gov registration is not always easy and straightforward, especially with the recent updates to SAM. Our team has compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help the process go smoothly.
There are plentiful opportunities for companies of all sizes to offer their products/services through a General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), including small businesses. Many qualified small businesses benefit greatly from the advantages associated with being a small business in the federal government, but they may not realize the landscape of opportunities available. That’s why it’s important to do some market research to see what’s out there.
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.
Whether you are just looking into the ins and outs of the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program before you start your journey to getting a contract, you are freshly awarded and ready to get started, or you are an experienced veteran of the system looking to refresh on the basics, we are here to help with all the information you will need to know.
We live in an increasingly digitally connected age, and the federal government is no exception. If your business is in the Information Technology (IT) field, you may be leaving money on the table if you are not actively marketing your products and services to the federal government. While often thought of as out of date in terms of its technology, it’s worth noting that the federal government spends billions on new IT hardware, software, solutions, and services every year. Not only that, but it is also increasing its expenditures in an attempt to create a more connected and secure federal cyber infrastructure.
Exploring the world of government contracting vehicles may feel like a deep dive into an ocean of acronyms and abbreviations that you have never come across before. Don’t panic—it takes time to make sense of it all. If you are interested in selling your products or services to the government or you are a new contractor, it’s important you understand what vehicles are available to you. Below is a guide to the government contracting vehicles that you will come across in your research.
If you're a GSA Schedule contractor, contract maintenance is crucial to your success. It's essential you stay up to date with the requirements and regulations that apply to GSA contractors, including Human Resources (HR) specific requirements. Along with adhering to HR practices, you must also fulfill other contract maintenance requirements, including sales reporting and modifications. However, the HR requirements are often forgotten about when it comes to maintenance because they are not necessarily frequent action items such as changing information on your Schedule, adjusting prices, or reporting your sales. This blog highlights the crucial HR requirements and other contract maintenance requirements that federal government contractors must meet.