GSA wants to add the collection, formatting, and transmittal of transactional data to the list of requirements Schedule contractors must abide by in order to do business. Contractor time, expense, and potential audit liability will all increase. While GSA hopes to use this data to create Read more
Do your prices for the same or similar items differ from your Schedule competitors? Now is the time to tell GSA why. As most Schedule contractors know, GSA has been obsessed with price differentiation among the same or similar items on the Schedules program for the past two Read more
Though slow, the federal workforce is transitioning to younger workers. How they view federal service, technology, and their agency mission will definitely change how you do business. Use of technology in ways that anyone over 40 may never have imagined is a given. Beyond the Read more
FAS Deputy Commissioner Kevin Youel Page said at the Coalition for Government Procurement conference last week that the agency has not done enough to ensure the Multiple Award Schedule program has been brought up to speed. Though he was referring to pricing (see Read more
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