Tag Archives: Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative

GAO: OFPP Should Monitor Agencies’ Strategic Sourcing Purchases to Boost Savings

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to monitor agencies’ use of the General Services Administration‘s strategic sourcing initiatives in an effort to increase potential savings. GAO said Wednesday agencies reportedly saved a total of $129 million through the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative in fiscal year 2015 but …

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Mary Davie: Federal Agencies Achieved 27% in FY 2015 Under Wireless BPAs

Federal agencies that used the General Services Administration’s Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative blanket purchase agreements to acquire wireless services experienced an average savings of 27 percent valued at over $10 million in fiscal year 2015. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote …

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Bill Sisk: GSA Eyes Modernization of Govt Supply Requisitions

The General Services Administration is working to modernize the requisition process in the federal government’s supply chain to address the changing needs of customers, vendor partners and the IT infrastructure. Bill Sisk, assistant commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service Office of General Supplies and Services, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that …

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GAO: Strategic Sourcing Could Help Govt Save $50B Per Year

A new report by the Government Accountability Office says strategic sourcing initiatives could generate at least $50 billion in annual savings for the U.S. government, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Cory Bennett writes GAO says the government allocates $537 billion per year to support federal acquisition programs and only a fraction of …

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Strategic Sourcing: GSA’s Path of Choice

Although the federal government will increase the importance of price when awarding contracts for goods and services in an upcoming era of tightened budgets, the government’s lead agency for acquiring resources sees this new era as a “sweet spot” for it to get agencies good value for their purchases according …

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