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Upcoming GSA MAS Refresh

GSA announced in May of this year that a new refresh to the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) will be issued in June 2020.  The mass modification will incorporate Service Contract Act (SCA) , along with additional applicable updates.  GSA has stated that contractors will have ninety days to accept the mass modification. Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment or contacting us at [...]

RFI For MAS GSA Contractor Assessment Reference Guide

GSA recently issued a Request For Information (RFI) to industry to obtain feedback for the Contractor Assessment Reference Guide.  The Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program Management Office (PMO) is looking to provide the MAS Contractor Community with information about the contractor assessment process via the reference guide and requires industry feedback. The draft version of the guidance can be viewed by clicking here.  Responses are due June [...]

GSA Host A Veteran Owned Small Business Webinar

GSA will host a Veteran Owned Small Business webinar today at 2 pm EST for industry discussing Supplier Success Strategies Initiative.  GSA has expressed that the Supplier Success Strategies Initiative is how Government and Industry will be able to better understand category management. The webinar will be one hour long.  To register to attend click here. Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment [...]

GSA Proposal Maven Receives Entrepreneur of the Year

The President of GSA Proposal Maven (GPM), Ilene Giles has received Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019, this is the second win for this firm.  Ilene founded the company in 2010 with the hopes of providing businesses guidance in the GSA schedule process, while increasing their bottom line.  She later incorporated 8(a) certification services for companies that are socially and economically disadvantaged who are looking to maximize [...]

Non TAA Compliant Products Allowed Under GSA Purchases

Due to the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) amidst the COVID-19 outbreak GSA is now allowing the purchase of non-TAA products from GSA schedule vendors in order to fulfill requirements with immediate need.  This will be a temporary allowance for specific Federal Supply Classes (FSC).  Click here to view the allowable FSC's. GSA has stated that Multiple Award Contractors that can meet the urgent need of [...]

GSA Issues COVID-19 Sources Sought

GSA recently issued a sources sought to contractors that may be interested in providing COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  A closing date has not been assigned to this sources sought.  In order to participate visit go.usa.gov/xvj9P. Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment or contacting us at admin@gsaproposalmaven.com  Ilene Giles is a GSA schedules expert that has helped thousands of businesses grow with [...]

GSA Extends Expired Registrations

With delays due to the current pandemic of COVID-19 GSA has granted a sixty day extension to SAM.gov registrants.  The extension is for vendors that have expiration dates of their registrations ranging from March 19, 2020 to May 17, 2020.  Any entity that is set to expire in SAM.gov between the dates provided will be granted an additional sixty days to re-register in SAM. GSA has stated [...]

COVID-19 PRICE GOUGING

GSA recently issued a notification regarding fraud and price gouging.  There has been an influx of companies posing as GSA vendors charging inflated rates for medical supplies and products associated with COVID-19.  GSA has states that if a supplier claims to be a GSA vendor you may verify that information by checking the available listing to the public of GSA approved vendors. To verify pricing and GSA [...]

GSA Extends HCaTS 8(A) Solicitation

Human Capital opportunity solicited through GSA originally set to close in January has been extended to March 16, 2020.  Awardees must hold an active 8(a) certification as of the closing date.  Awardees must also have the required experience in the following Pools (NAICS) codes: Pool 1: 611430, 611699, 624310 Pool 2:  541611, 541612, 541613, 541618, 611710 If you need assistance in preparation of this opportunity contact GSA [...]

RFI For Current GSA Contract Holders

GSA recently issued a Request For Information (RFI) to collect feedback on the new MAS Consolidation for current GSA schedule holders. Based on their findings contractors have been requesting guidance in modifying contracts under the new program.  GSA has created and issued guidance and would like industry to respond.  Responses are due January 17, 2020. Primary Contact Multiple Award Schedule Program Management Office (MAS PMO) MASRFI@gsa.gov To [...]