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What Contractors Should Know About the Updates to eOffer and eMod

By: Stephanie Hagan
November 9th, 2020

GSA Schedule contractors have dealt with a lot of changes recently - from the three phases of the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Consolidation to the upcoming MAS Solicitation Refresh #5, it can be a lot to keep up with. One of the newest updates to eOffer and eMod is part of GSA’s IT modernization efforts to support security and provide solutions that are recognized internationally. On November 30, 2020, GSA Schedule contractors will need to use DocuSign to sign documents in eOffer and eMod. GSA contractors will also need the GSA FAS ID to sign-in to eOffer and eMod by the end of Q2 in Fiscal Year 2021. Let’s go through these updates and what you need to do to comply with them.

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The Multiple Award Schedule Refresh #5 - What Contractors Need to Know

By: Haley Lawrie
November 2nd, 2020

[This article was last updated on November 10, 2020] Just as GSA contractors thought the updates were slowing down in frequency, the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) issued the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 - Refresh # 5 on November 9, 2020.

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Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

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.

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How Much Does GSA Schedule Consulting Cost?

By: Marcy Dausch
October 28th, 2020

Navigating the world of GSA with all its laws, regulations, and “government speak” is no small feat. Not only do you have to meet certain requirements and make sure you are abiding by certain laws, but you also have to learn a whole new language full of acronyms and abbreviations. How do you make sense of it all? That’s where consultants come in.

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The Contractor Assessment Reference Guide: An Important Resource for GSA Schedule Contractors

By: Stephanie Hagan
October 19th, 2020

Whether you’re a new GSA Schedule contractor or you have been selling to the government for years, Contractor Assessments (CAs) can be stressful if you’re not prepared. Even if you are on top of your contract maintenance, it can be intimidating to have an official checking up on your company and handing you a detailed report card about your performance. How do you know what to expect? Now you have a guide to help you make sense of the process.

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3 Regulations Every GSA Schedule Contractor Should Know

By: Patrick Morgans
October 7th, 2020

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the General Services Acquisition Manual (GSAM) are the primary bodies of regulation used by GSA in the federal marketplace. Knowing the basics of these regulations is important to understanding the requirements of being a successfully compliant GSA Schedule contractor. During the course of contracting, if you find a reference to a FAR or GSAM clause that starts with an acronym you are unfamiliar with, you should check out Acquisition.gov and you will likely be able to find it. But trying to learn and remember all the clauses for GSA contractors is nearly impossible— no one has the time to muddle through all the fine print.

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Breaking Down Price Analysis in GSA Schedule Contracts

By: John Abel
October 5th, 2020

Every government contractor’s main objective is simple – win. But how? How does a compliant, well-qualified company successfully win a contract in such a competitive marketplace? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t as straightforward as some would like it to be. However, one of the biggest pieces of the puzzle is clear, and that's pricing. 

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