Have you ever gotten an email saying that you will need to pay hundreds of dollars to renew your SAM.gov registration? Contractors should be wary of these offers, some of which are outright scams, because registering and updating your business’s registration in SAM.gov is always free. If you are already a federal contractor, you probably have dealt with registration in SAM.gov, and as you can imagine, keeping this registration updated yearly is important.
As the New Year approaches, the General Services Administration (GSA) is making some updates with the upcoming release of Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Solicitation Refresh #18. While some of these updates are run of the mill changes and additions, GSA has also included some significant changes in this refresh including altering the minimum sales requirement and instituting a Cyber-Supply Chain Risk Assessment. GSA anticipates this Refresh to be released sometime in December 2023 along with the subsequent Mass Modification. Here’s everything you need to know about this upcoming Refresh.
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.
For new and experienced GSA Schedule contract holders, juggling the task of acquiring and managing orders from another larger purchaser like the government can be daunting. Especially when there's a specific number of sales you need to meet to comply with the minimum sales requirement.
It happens to every GSA Schedule contractor at one point or another. After you’re worked hard at preparing a modification, submitted it, and gotten excited about the upcoming changes to your GSA Schedule, you receive an email informing you that the modification will be rejected.
The GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program offers a wide and diversified range of products and services. These services are grouped into 12 distinct Large Categories based on their shared similarities. The categorization of these offerings allows for ease of access and searchability, promoting efficient and effective procurement practices.
If you are reading this, you are probably researching your options to be a part of the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program. Maybe you have read about its numerous advantages and how getting on a GSA Schedule substantially streamlines the federal contracting process for commercially successful companies, but how long is the GSA Schedule acquisition process itself?