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GSA’s Furniture Team aims to improve overall performance and better allocate furniture resources within federal government. Through working with our agency partners and with industry, our aim is to develop more optimal solutions. .... Learn More GSA Furniture

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    Webinar: How to Buy Furniture Thursday, June 21, 2018 2:00:00 PM EDT - 3:00:00 PM EDT
     
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    A cross-agency Furniture Commodity Team is developing an Office Furniture Ordering Guide.
     
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    Strategic Sourcing’s Demand Management approach  is inward facing, focused on optimizing internal practices, processes, and policies aimed at reducing the overall usage of goods and services, thereby improving the total cost of ownership (TCO).
     
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    Listen to Diana Leonardo, Strategic Sourcing Portfolio Liaison for GSA’s General Supplies and Services, provide an overview of the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative program, goals and more.
     
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    Last Activity: 3/26/2015 5:44 PM
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    View this video of Lela Vandecar, Contracting Officer for GSA’s Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center, discussing an overview of the Furniture program, phases, and categories.  Insight will be shared on how this solution will coincide with the federal government’s strategic sourcing principles as a possible acquisition vehicle.
     
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    Last Activity: 3/16/2015 2:38 PM
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    As a leader in furniture asset management, we understand the difficulties faced by businesses to implement green solutions while also being mindful of costs. The Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) Furniture program offers a practical roadmap...Read More
  • GSA Furniture Expert
    Below is the two-part recording of the April 15, 2014 online Industry Day event and includes the audio and visual screen display (including chat window and presentation slides).  For the PDF document of questions and answers from the event, please visit the following page, published on May 8, 2014: https://interact.gsa.gov/blog/questions-and-answers-furniture-industry-meeting-are-now-available
     
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  • GSA Furniture Expert
    A cross-agency Furniture Commodity Team is developing standard configurations for Office Furniture.
     
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    Last Activity: 9/24/2014 9:13 AM
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    GSA Furniture Expert
     After receiving some feedback on the above Standard Configurations, here are some questions and answers that GSA would like to share: Tables:  Does this category including conference rooms?  If so, shouldn’t longer table sizes...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
     Please see more questions we received and their answers we would like to share:What is considered the base configuration of seating: Upholstered back and upholstered seat? The base configuration for each product is listed in the first column of...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Please see more feedback/questions we received and their responses:I would recommend changing all references on frame and base finishes that currently read “Graphite/Titanium” to “Black/Silver. I think everyone would have the same...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Please see more feedback/questions we received and their responses: Tables: Standard Meeting/Training and Multipurpose: 1.      Are the options included under the standard configurations restrictive? If so, please...Read More
    GSA Furniture Expert
    Please see more feedback/questions we received and their responses: 1.     Are the options included under the standard configurations restrictive? If so, please explain why. Depending on the type of procurement vehicle...Read More
  • GSA Furniture Expert
    GSA has had multiple discussions with industry and government on the definition of fabric levels.  It is our understanding that entry level, mid-grade and high level fabrics have different meanings to both industry and government.
     
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    Last Activity: 7/15/2014 11:10 PM
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    • In my opinion, attempting to define price points or groupings of fabrics based on abrasion tests is not a valid course.  Some of the most costly fabrics have very low abrasion resistance numbers and some of the least costly fabrics have...Read More
    rebecca_m
    From my experience, fabric grade is usually tied to fiber content, construction, weave complexity, and price. Wyzenbeek results can be a factor, but usually durability is a product of those other factors and does not determine grade alone.There can be a...Read More
    seatinginc
    In our small manufacturing company, grades are determined by our cost to buy the textile.Textiles that are purchased in rolls from the mill are less expensive than "cuts" which are usually purchased from a secondary supplier.  Cost is also...Read More
    askleis
    I reached out to one of our fabric suppliers to gather more information about fabric grading. Here is the information I obtained from the supplier. Fabric grades relate to the cost of the fabrics and provide manufacturers witha means for determining...Read More
    Maxmg123
    We find that most manufactures have a number or letter grading system. Always starting with 1, 2, 3 or A, B, C for the lowest grades and going up from there. Entry level and mid-grade fabrics are normally direct from Mills and high level fabrics are...Read More
  • GSA Furniture Expert
    The answers to questions submitted by industry participants during the April 15, 2014 GSA FSSI Furniture Virtual Industry Meeting are now available.
     
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    Last Activity: 6/3/2014 10:41 PM
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    BornsteinSong
    Do you have any schedule for future Virtual Industry Day Meetings for FSSI Furniture?
    GSA Furniture Expert
    We do not have any industry meetings scheduled at this time; however, we will continue to communicate with industry and you will be notified through this site on any future industry engagement events as soon as they are planned.
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