The GSA Schedule acquisition process can be difficult and lengthy - you have prepared and submitted your Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) offer, gone through negotiations and clarifications, and finally received your award. Now that you have a GSA Schedule, your top priority is to generate sales by marketing your products and services and finding government customers. However, you must also be sure to maintain your contract’s terms and conditions.
Paperwork, market research, proposals, negotiations–these are all things companies trying to break into the public sector deal with when establishing an effective government sales pipeline. Selling to the federal government can often be an intimidating task, but there are ways to streamline the process. For example, the General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) is a $41 billion contract vehicle that makes it easy for contractors to sell their products and services to government agencies.
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So, you want to successfully sell your products and/or services to the government with a GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS)—where do you begin? This is a loaded question because it depends on several factors. Are you registered on the proper platforms, do you meet all the requirements to get a GSA Schedule? Or, do you already have a GSA Schedule contract, and are you keeping up with all the maintenance? The bottom line here is getting a GSA Schedule or any government contract is not an easy task. It requires time, bandwidth, and a certain degree of government contracting knowledge.
The government landscape is always changing, and federal agencies such as the General Services Administration (GSA) are frequently modifying their processes to adapt to the market. After seeing an increase in demand for Program Evaluation Services, GSA is updating the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program to include a subgroup where agencies can go to meet their Program Evaluation needs.
The General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) is a popular contract vehicle for selling goods and services to the government. Potential contractors preparing a GSA MAS proposal should know that the proposal process involves three sections: administrative, technical, and pricing. If you’re reading this, you may have completed the administrative section and are looking for guidance before you start the technical section. Or perhaps you haven’t started the proposal, but you’re looking to get some pressing questions answered before you begin. Either way, we’re here to help you understand the key components of the technical section and provide insights into what to consider when completing this section.
If you want to sell your products or services to the government, one of the most popular contract vehicles is the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program. In order to get a GSA Schedule contract awarded, you need to prepare an offer consisting of 3 parts: administrative, technical, pricing.