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    MAS Blogger
    In the final GSA Training: Buy Green video, Dana Arnold of the Program Analysis Division offers information about shortcuts, search tools, and menu items that can be found on the GSA eLibrary site. Dana also shares a list of websites that can also help in buying green products.  Click here to watch this video on YouTube. Stay tuned next week as we start up a new series!
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:12 PM
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    Thursday, June 14, 2012Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ESTCredit=1 Continuous Learning Point (CLP) Join us for this Small Business Utilization training online and receive one (1) continuous learning point (CLP).  Learn how the FAR has changed to provide agencies with the discretionary authority to set-aside orders against multiple award contracts for small business.
     
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    Geri Haworth
    Thought you might like to read the newest memo from the Acting Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy on the above subject.  
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:12 PM
    in Schedules Contractor Success - Marketing Matters!
     
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    GSA Print Blogger
    Click here to listen Federal News Radio's interview with FAS Commissioner Steve Kempf about PrintWise
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:12 PM
    in GSA Schedule 36, Office Imaging and Document Solutions
     
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    MAS Blogger
    Join us for this Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) training online and receive a training certificate with credit towards your warrant requirements. The target audience for this training is contracting professionals and vendors at all levels who seek to gain understanding or strengthen their knowledge of Blanket Purchase Agreements and/or Contracting Team Arrangements and how they play a huge role in the GSA Schedules program. Blanket Purchase Agreements: 10:30am - 12:00pm ESTContractor Team Arrangements: 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST1 Continuous Learning Point (each)
     
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    hthoversten
    I have noticed a trend with vendors submitting "open market" items mixed with GSA-Schedule CLIN on the same quote. Has anyone else experienced this and does this not create conflict with the purpose of GSA Schedule vendors having to compete with those not having schedules?
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:12 PM
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    BrianR
    I think this actually happens more than people realize.  My agency received a quote on a brand name or equal and awarded to a compnay that offered an equal prodcut.  It cited its GSA contract number, etc.  Only when a problem arose with...Read More
    ericpope
    Could you please provide a little more detail? Are the COs being duped or is it a nearly impossible task for vendors to keep up with the system. Admittadly, I am new and in experienced but I have see eBuy solicitations for cameras and associated...Read More
    BrianR
    I don't see much of a problem with your example.  Mine was much different.  The quote at the top included all of the brand name items identified by the agency by part numebr (I think it auto populates when you respond to eBuy).  In the...Read More
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    MAS Blogger
    In the latest GSA Training: Buy Green video, Dana Arnold, the Director of the Program Analysis Division, continues the discussion on helpful tools offered for buying green. In this video, Dana summarizes the use of the Green Products Compilation tool and GSA Advantage platform.  Click here to watch this video on YouTube. Tune in next Wednesday for more information about buying green!
     
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    ericpope
    Is there a resource, a check list, that itemizes the requirements for a new schedule? A list of what needs to be gathered and submitted?
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:12 PM
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    Amalgamated Services
    I just was awarded the GSA Schedule 03FAC and looking for any assistance on uploading the information into SIP.  Step by step  instructions on this would be great.  Any information would be helpful
    mspalding
    Last time I checked - the SIP documentation hadn't been updated since 2007.Did you get your catalog uploaded OK?Michael
    Lori O'Connor
    The GSA vendor support center has very good documentation (SIP Insturctions) on uploading information to SIP. Here is a link https://vsc.gsa.gov/sipuser/startup_kit.cfmIf you have any questions please contact me I have helped many clients upload...Read More
    jladick
    Hello Eric,I posted a blogpost a while back outlining a pretty thourough list of documetns for any given GSA Schedule. Here is a link:http://www.gsascheduleservices.com/blog/list-of-gsa-offer-documents/Take note that not all schdules require all of these...Read More
    ericpope
    Thanks for the input.
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    MAS Blogger
    Introducing our next video series of Schedules vs. Open Markets is Tommy Benton of the Federal Acquisition Services Management office. In this introductory video, filmed at GSA's 2012 Expo event, Tommy gives an overview on the learning objectives which include information on FAR Subpart 8.4, part 13, part 15, and information regarding the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) reference desk.  Click here to watch this video on YouTube. Check back next Wednesday to learn more from GSA’s 2012 Expo on Schedules vs. Open Markets!
     
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    MAS Blogger
    As a busy acquisition workforce professional, you need best-value solutions that save time, and leave more budget for your agency’s mission. Take advantage of our new Schedules training! It provides an interactive learning experience, integrating web 2.0 and social media technology.
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:12 PM
    in Multiple Award Schedules
     
    MicheleTobin
    Here are the questions I was asked to share from this morning's session.Where is the exact FAR reference relating to not competing outside of schedules under the MAS? Also is documentation still kept for 7 years or did it change with the new system...Read More

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