GSA Business News

What is TAA Compliant? Understanding GSA Policies

Let’s talk about TAA compliance once again. This regulation raises a lot of questions over and over, and we still receive requests from potential MAS contract holders to hear more about TAA compliance and how to maintain it. So, here we are.

GSA Auctions. Complete Guide 2022

When the government no longer needs some equipment, vehicles or other goods anymore, it sells such items. And so GSA Auctions is exactly the way you can purchase such vehicles at a surprisingly affordable price. Well, as long as you know how to do this. In this guide we explain how to benefit from auctions on GSA and get what you need cheaper.

TAA Designated Countries List 2022

TAA non-compliance is one of the most common reasons for GSA contract cancellation or at least putting it on hold. Every product you sell to the federal agencies must be manufactured or substantially transformed in either the U.S. or in one of the designated countries. Since the list of designated countries changes over time, it is vital to know what  TAA compliant countries are in 2022, in order to act accordingly and to remain compliant. 

How To Get On GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS)

GSA MAS Schedules are a $45 billion government contract issued to thousands of approved vendors that enables them to supply products and services to the U.S. Government. The GSA Professional Services Schedule (formerly GSA 00CORP) is one of the twelve Large Categories under the GSA Multiple Award Schedule Program, covering every kind of service the government could possibly need. In this article, we will explore what opportunities are available under the GSA PSS category, why you should consider getting a GSA PSS Contract, and how you can successfully apply for one.

Who Can Help Get GSA Certified

Ok, getting on a GSA Schedule is a non-trivial business. Let’s face it: if you have little or no experience in cooperating with government agencies and working under terms of GSA contract compliance, you will have hard times getting on a GSA Schedule. There are available resources you can leverage to help yourself secure that lucrative GSA contract. 

WHAT CAN BE SOLD TO THE FEDERAL AGENCIES TROUGH THE GSA

What is the GSA?

The GSA, or the General Services administration, serves the purpose of facilitating supply of products and services to US government offices, provides federal employees with transportation and office space, and implements government-wide cost-cutting programs and other administrative activities.

What Is the Difference between GSA Advantage and eBuy

In this article we examine differences between GSA eBuy and GSA Advantage federal acquisition platforms. While both are designed to assist vendors in delivering their products and services to federal, municipal and local institutions, there are important differences between GSA eBuy and Advantage services that you should know about.

GSA’s Open Government Initiatives

What is the GSA Advantage program?

We can imagine GSA Advantage! as the Amazon shopping service of the U.S. Government. It is an online platform run by the General Services Administration, which government agencies use to find and buy millions of commercial products and services, at great prices. Only approved vendors who have been awarded a GSA Schedule can list their catalogs on GSA Advantage!, so that buyers can be sure of their fair prices and impeccable quality. 

How to Submit a Modification through GSA eMod

What is the purpose of a modification GSA?

A GSA Schedule is initially awarded for 5 years and can be extended for another 15 years. Naturally, your business and the market will evolve with the times. The Large Category that your Schedule is awarded under will remain fixed, but successfully managing your GSA Schedule involves modifying the products and services you offer, your pricing, and your administrative details.

Tips for a Successful RFP Response

You’ve been awarded a General Services Administration Schedule and now it’s time to set foot into the government marketplace. When a contracting opportunity arises, government agencies issue different types of requests to gather information, assess the pool of contractors, and find a GSA supplier who best meets their needs. The most common is the Request for Proposal (RFP), which communicates what the government is interested in buying and instructions on how a respondent should prepare their proposal. Preparing a winning proposal is the key to GSA Scheduling opportunities. Here are 4 tips for a successful RFP response.