Blog 2017-12-23T15:49:29+00:00

What You Should Know About GSA’s Professional Services Schedule

The General Services Administration have several contract opportunities available to potential vendors.  One opportunity specifically focused on service based experience is the Professional Services Schedule (00CORP).  The PSS schedule is available for applicants that specialize in the following services: Advertising and Marketing Environmental Solutions Financial & Business Solutions Language Services Business Consulting Logistics Professional Engineering This opportunity is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract that is for [...]

Professional Services Schedule Upcoming Refresh

On or about August 29, 2018 the Office of Professional Services and Human Capital (PSHC) is planning Refresh #32 to incorporate changes for Professional Services Schedule, SIN 520-20 Data Breach and Identity Protection Services (IPS SIN).  Changes and its clarifications will be issued in two Attachments below are upcoming changes for Attachment 1: Attachment 1 Changes & Clarifications ●  GSA is providing clarity on “impacted individual” and [...]

Provide GSA Your Feedback Without Breaking A Sweat

The General Services Administration recently announced on July 30, 2018 that they along with Department of Defense (DOD) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are considering an amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to establish a standard survey for obtaining voluntary feedback from potential offerors on government contracts and solicitations. The Government is in need of feedback from contractors on the potential benefits and burdens [...]

Industrial Funding Fee Increase For Travel Services

The General Services Administration recently issued a notification on July 20, 2018 that the industrial funding fee (IFF) for Schedule 599 Travel Services, SIN 599-2 will increase.  Effective October 1, 2018 the IFF will increase from $1.50 per transaction to $3.10 for all Transaction A-Air and/or Rail Ticket with or without Lodging and/or Car Rental Reservations.  For additional questions contact Program Analyst, Mike Connor, or Contracting [...]

GSA’s New Authentication Process – So Simple Even Your Kids Can Do It

As an added value layer of protection GSA is requiring a new authentication process for GSA Schedule holders mass modification accounts.  The process is so simple even your kids can do it. Effective July 21, 2018 will be requiring multi-factor authentication (MFA) during the log-in process.  You will be required to enter your user ID and password, in addition to a one time security code that will [...]

4 Simple Secrets That Will Pump Up Your Sales To Your GSA Schedule Instantly

Ok you have the GSA schedule but what many companies don't understand is if you want to accumulate consistent sales as often as possible you have to perform your regular maintenance.  What great is the tips that I'm about to give you are really simple to do.  Take a look at them below: 1.  Updated Contact Information–  This is a very small task but it goes a [...]

And Then This Happened

The other day I heard from a company who is now a client that really needed help. They were dealing with making modifications to their GSA schedule and it was causing them confusion and consistent delays in the company's day to day activities.  They were afraid that if the modifications weren't added to their GSA schedule that it could possibly hinder future sales, obstructing their bottom line [...]

GSA’s OLM & CSA Updates

Effective June 11, 2018 GSA has begun applying the modified rules of Commercial Supplier Agreement (CSA) and Order Level Materials (OLM).  GSA vendors under the following schedules should have already begun to receive notification: 03FAC- Facilities Maintenance and Management 56- Buildings and Building Materials/Industrial Services and Supplies 70- General Purpose Commercial Information Technology Equipment, Software and Services 71- Furniture 84- Total Solutions for Law Enforcement, Security, Facilities, [...]

Construction Contract Awarded To New York Based Firm

GSA's (Region 2) recently awarded a construction contract worth over Thirty Million to New York based company Volmer Construction, Inc.   Construction is specifically for the reconfiguration and alteration of the Jacob K. Javitts federal building in Manhattan. According to Regional Administrator, John A. Sarcone III the construction will improve the work of federal agency tenants while benefiting the local economy.  For more information on this project [...]

Fraudulent Activity In System For Award Management

GSA's System for Award Management issued a notification this month to state that fraudulent activity has occurred.  According to their post on April 4, 2018 an investigation is being performed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG). Effective March 22, 2018 any entity registering a new SAM account will be required to submit an original signed notarized letter identifying the authorized entity administrator, showing proof of the [...]