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MAS Contractor Assessment Reference Guide

GSA issued a reference guide to assist GSA contract holders to receive a better of understanding of the Contract Assessment (CA) process.  Contract assessments are conducted by the Industrial Operations Analyst (IOA) throughout the tenure of the contract.  IOA's are in place to help to contract ensure compliance of the contract. For a copy of the CA reference guide click here Was this post helpful? Let us [...]

GSA Extends Catalog Migration Update

GSA recently extended the catalog migration update for GSA MAS schedule holders.  GSA Advantage catalogs were previously expected to be migrated by the schedule holders before the end October 2020.  The agency has now extended the catalog updates to the end of March 2021.  If your catalog is not migrated by that time it will be removed. If you would like assistance in migrating your catalog you [...]

GSA Advantage Catalog Upate

Going into the final phases of the GSA MAS program contractors are required to update their GSA Advantage catalog no later than October 31, 2020.  Contractors will not be permitted to update the catalog until the Mass Consolidation MASS Mod A812 is accepted. 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 [...]

GSA Implements New Mass Mod Requirements

Effective August 8, 2020 GSA contract holders will be required to adhere to the multi-factor authentication for mass modifications.  All new and existing users are required to register for the multi-factor authentication, click here to register.  Authorized negotiators that are listed on the contract will be the only persons authorized to sign the mass mods. A new Refresh #4 will be issued on August 14, 2020 to [...]

Final Phase Of GSA MAS Consolidation

Effective in August GSA is entering the final phase of the MAS Consolidation.  Contractors with more than one contract will consolidate down to one contract.  GSA expects the final phase to take five to ten years to complete. Contracts that have active BPA's will not be cancelled, nor will any contract numbers be changed.  GSA will be contacting contractors that are required to be involved in the [...]

Professional Services Forecasting Webinar

GSA and EPA will be hosting a virtual Professional Services Category webinar to discuss upcoming professional services opportunities.  The webinar will be hosted July 21, 2020, from 11 am - 1PM EST. To register click here 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 Issues New SIN For Office Admin Services

An announcement was made by GSA last week that a new SIN will be issued for the new Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program in the Office Management and Human Capital category.  SIN 561110- Office Administrative Services will be added effective July 1, 2020. This SIN will cover office administrative support services including clerical/ secretarial functions, data entry, payroll administration, recordkeeping, travel preparation, scheduling, note taking, meeting management, [...]

GSA Advantage Made Simple

As a GSA contract holder one of your responsibilities is to make your products available to the public.  The products made available should be the items that you have been approved to offer under your GSA schedule.  All products under your GSA schedule must also be posted in GSA Advantage. In order to publicize your products in Advantage there are some specifications that you must follow.  GSA [...]

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 [...]