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    christy.jackiewicz
    SBA is starting a 13 City Tour!  Check out the flyer and register to participate.
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
    in Small Business First
     
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    gterlaak
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
    in GSA Sustainability Forum
     
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  • Dan Briest's picture
    Dan Briest
    Can Performance Incentives Be Included on Schedule Task Orders? Can Schedule Task Orders Be of the “Fixed-Price Incentive” Type as Described in the FAR?
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
    in Professional Services Category
     
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  • christy.jackiewicz's picture
    christy.jackiewicz
    Today I was determined to conquer the RSS feed and get it on her from our TWITTER account.  I tried everything from a our URL to making up URLs that I thought would work.  After much research, trial and error I finally got the RSS feed for Twitter to work.  Now I just have to figure out how to get it to update to my most current post.  When it finally worked it posted an entry from a week ago even though I have posted almost daily since that time.  Something else to figure out.  Small Business you keep me on my toes.  Enjoy the site, look around and don't forget to provide feedback so we ca
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
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    Pjcj2005
    Small business appreciates your support. 
    Pjcj2005
    Small business appreciates your support. 
    VA FSS Service
    Check out the VA FSS Service RSS feed to stay in the loop on the VA Schedules Program! http://www.fss.va.gov/pressreleases/summary.asp -VA FSS Service(p) 708-786-7737(e) helpdesk.ammhinfss@va.gov(w) http://www.fss.va.gov
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    kvora512
    Welcome to the NEW and IMPROVED GSA Forecast of Contracting Opportunities!
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
    in Small Business First
     
    christy.jackiewicz
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  • christy.jackiewicz's picture
    christy.jackiewicz
    OSBU will be attending the OSDBU Conference in Chantilly in April, the GSA EXPO in May and the Veterans conference in August.  There is a lot going on and we are excited about all the opportunities to share with you.  If this is new news to you then I encourage you to check our our events website at www.gsa.gov/events - you never know what your missing.  We also have events going on across the country that are just for small business - we will be updating the interact calendar in the next months to make sure you have multiple resources to get the info
     
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    MAS Blogger
    GSA Schedules are a convenient, effective option for both ordering activities and Schedule contractors. Ordering activities enjoy simplified ordering procedures and reduced prices, while Schedule contractors connect with federal business quickly and easily. Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) greatly enhance the flexibility of the program. BPA features offer:
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
    in Multiple Award Schedules
     
    NavyContractingSD
     But What’s the Connection with CTAs? It says: "Additional features of the Schedules program, including Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) and Contractor Team Arrangements (CTAs), greatly enhance the flexibility of the program. These...Read More
    evanforce
    How do I effectively market my products that are available on GSA Advantage!?  It oftens seems that either the ordering parties are unaware of the offerings or are unaware of GSA Advantage.
    MAS Blogger
    Hi 'evanforce': A great resource for GSA Contractors that want to effectively market to the government is located at the Vendor Support Center--GSA's "Steps To Success." https://vsc.gsa.gov/stepstosuccess.pdf. It...Read More
    amilfordjr
    Let me thank for the recent response about GSA I got a new question as a SDVOB that has  supplies and new to the game(01-2011) Can I just sell my products on Gov. Purchase card to streamline not being on GSA Adv.I am having a hard time getting the...Read More
    MAS Blogger
     Hi 'amilfordjr':  You definitely want to take advantage of all the resources and training at the Vendor Support Center. Also, your GSA contracting officer is a good resource for specific questions.
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    MAS Blogger
    Are you aware how the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) addresses the policy on handling open market items on Federal Supply Schedues (FSS) contracts? Open market items are also known as incidental items, noncontract items, non-Schedule items, and items not on a GSA Schedule contract.
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
    in Multiple Award Schedules
     
    NavyContractingSD
    ...or is it already included in the Schedule contract price?  Which Schedule contract clause can I show to the contractor on this issue?
    tehealy
    one of our contractors is having an issue with a federal agency in responding to a request for a quote that limits the dollar value of open market items to $3,000.  The agency, the National Science Foundation, is telling our contractor that this is...Read More
    MAS Blogger
    There is no limit on the dollar value of open market items on Schedule orders.  However, FAR 8.402(f) states that open market items can be added to Schedules orders only if "all applicable acquisition regulations pertaining to the purchase of...Read More
    hiteq
    I am new to the GSA Arena and want to know if I am allowed to quote items on ebuy that are not on my GSA Schedule as long as note that .as such that I am an Authorized Reseller (VAR) of items
    MAS Blogger
    @hiteq -  RFQs for Schedule orders require quotes that offer a Schedule solution (i.e. Schedule supplies/services). Sometimes those solutions require ancillary items that are not on Schedule.  In these situations, agencies can buy these...Read More
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    Dan Briest
      Just making sure that you are all aware of the subject line Interim Rule.  See highlighted area of attached document.
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
    in Professional Services Category
     
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    Brad Powers
     
    Last Activity: 5/4/2013 4:11 PM
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