Tag Archives: contract vehicle

GSA Sets Completion Target for Multiple Award Schedule Consolidation; Stephanie Shutt Quoted

Stephanie Shutt

The General Services Administration (GSA) expects to conclude the third phase of its Multiple Award Schedule consolidation effort by the end of 2021. GSA announced the completion of the second phase of MAS consolidation in August 2020 and now wants vendors holding multiple contracts to submit plans by the end of the year. 

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Greg Allen: Acquisition Authority in FY 2021 Defense Policy Bill to Help JAIC Move Faster

Greg Allen

Greg Allen, chief of strategy and communications at the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), if signed into law, would provide JAIC acquisition authority and enable it to move faster. 

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Intelligent Waves Wins ITES-3S Task Order to Provide VTC Solutions; Erin Horrell Quoted

Erin Horrell

Intelligent Waves (IW) has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Army’s Mission Command Training Program (MCTP), under the ITES-3S contract vehicle. “We are excited to support the security mission of MCTP, leveraging the ITES-3S Army’s contract vehicle. We look forward to delivering exceptional service to the US Army,” said Erin Horrell, IW’s chief growth officer.  

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GSA Awards REI Systems PSS Contract Vehicle; Indunil Ranaviraja, Shyam Salona Quoted

Shyam Salona

The General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded REI Systems the Professional Services Schedule (PSS), a government-wide schedule that will provide agencies with contract vehicle to procure fixed-price or labor-hour professional services, REI Systems reported on Wednesday. PSS will expedite delivery of consulting and program management support services to federal agencies. 

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Battelle Wins Task Order to Support Defense Supply Chain; Tom Bergman Quoted

Tom Bergman

Battelle has been awarded a $16.6 million task order contract under the Microelectronics and Embedded Systems Assurance (MESA) IDIQ contract vehicle to mitigate risk within the national defense supply chain, the company reported on Thursday. Battelle will serve as a prime contractor and the task order will continue through 2022.

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Alan Thomas: GSA Seeks to Deliver Better Tools to Acquisition Workforce via COMET Vehicle

Alan Thomas, commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the 12 blanket purchase agreements awarded through the CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation contract reflect the agency’s effort to modernize the systems it uses to facilitate the acquisition of $50 billion worth of products and services each year from over 20,000 industry partners.

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GSA Eyes More Structured Approach to Offering Software-Defined Network Services Under EIS Vehicle

The General Services Administration has asked nine contractors for advice on how to offer software-defined wide-area network services to agencies through the $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Services telecommunications contract, FCW reported Monday.

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Report: GSA On Track to Publish Consolidated Schedule on Oct. 1

A spokesperson for the General Services Administration said GSA is on track to issue a solicitation for the consolidated schedule on the first day of fiscal year 2020, FCW reported Tuesday. GSA announced its plans to merge 24 contract schedules into a single government-wide vehicle to simplify the procurement process for agencies in November 2018.

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GSA Official Offers Updates on EIS Telecom Contract Transition

Allen Hill, a General Services Administration official, said 54 solicitations have been subjected to public review and four awards have been made under the potential 15-year, $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract for telecommunications and information technology services, Nextgov reported Wednesday

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NARA, GSA Seek to Simplify Records Management Software Procurement With New Tool

The National Archives and Records Administration and the General Services Administration have partnered to create a market research tool to help agencies identify and acquire electronic and physical records management software and services, Nextgov reported Thursday. To support the effort, NARA and GSA formed a new special item number for electronic records management under Schedule 36 and are now planning to unveil the “ERM Solutions” contract vehicle on GSA’s Discovery website.

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