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What is GSA eBuy System and How It Works

GSA eBuy is a simple yet extremely efficient federal procurement tool that literally thousands of federal agencies across the USA and worldwide use to buy various goods and order services for best prices.

This article explains how the GSA eBuy system works. Reading this helps you better plan your federal contracting efforts, better understand how the system looks from inside and hence have a chance to secure the best governmental contracts in your niche.

Women-Owned Business Certification

This article explains what women-owned small business certification is and how can a business run by a woman benefit from this federal program. Also, we provide an easy-to-follow step-by-step guide on how to apply for WOSB/EDWOSB certification.

Open Ratings Past Performance Evaluation (PPE)

The Past Performance Evaluation report is done for Open Ratings, Inc. The purpose of the report is to measure overall performance of companies pursuing GSA Schedule contracts, in comparison to other organizations in that industry.

How to Become SBA 8a Certified

This article explains the basics of the SBA 8a certification process, specifically: what is an 8a certification, what advantages of 8a certification are, how to apply for 8a and what eligibility criteria for the 8a program are.

What is the System for Award Management (SAM)

The System for Award Management (SAM) is a free-to-use federal website that collects information from vendors; it organizes these data and distributes it among various government acquisition agencies. Typical users of SAM are contracting officials, contractors and grant-providers.

How long does it take to receive a GSA Contract award?

If everything goes perfectly and without hassle, the GSA contracting process can take up to 6-9 months, where 120 days is required to review an offer by a GSA officer, and you need to prepare all necessary documents, which also takes time. Plus, there are varying elapsed times depending on the type of Schedule contract you apply for. For example, submission-heavy Schedules like (Schedule 56) can easily take more than a year to complete.

What is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs?

The Department of Veterans Affairs helps millions of veterans receive A-class products and services as a part of honouring of those who unselfishly served their country. To fulfill its mission, the VA operates thousands of outpatient sites as well as hundreds of Vet Centers, VA Hospitals, and National Cemeteries. All of them require a wide range of products and services.

Types of GSA Schedules

This article explains the basics of GSA Schedules, lists types and categories of Government Schedules while detailing how to obtain GSA Schedule 70 (IT).