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GSA: Most Contractors Agree on Proposed Multiple Award Schedule Consolidation

The General Services Administration has found that most contractors agree that the agency’s proposed consolidation of multiple award schedules has a clear format and will benefit industry. In November 2018, GSA announced its plans to unify 24 contract vehicles into a single government-wide vehicle to simplify agencies' procurement procedures. 

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GSA to Complete Schedule Consolidation Activities by Year’s End

The General Services Administration is continuing efforts to unify 24 schedules into one contract vehicle to support its goal of simplifying procurement procedures for agencies and offerors, FCW reported Wednesday. Alan Thomas, commissioner of the GSA Federal Acquisition Service, told attendees at an AFFIRM event that the FAS plans to complete transition activities and address "special cases” by the end of the year.

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Robert Cardillo: NGA Forms Commercial GEOINT Procurement Program With GSA As Part of Open Content Strategy

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said NGA partnered with the General Services Administration to establish a program that seeks to facilitate the adoption and acquisition of commercial data and analysis services as part of NGA’s open content strategy. Cardillo told members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday that the Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive …

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John Felleman: GSA Adds New Interactive Tools on Acquisition Gateway Site

The General Services Administration has implemented multiple interactive and decision support tools on its online portal for federal procurement employees, according to John Felleman, senior innovation specialist for GSA’s Acquisition Gateway. Felleman wrote in a blog article published Monday that GSA developed Project Center, Solutions Finder and eBuy Open tools for gateway users to manage acquisition …

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GSA Launches Online Search Tool for eBuy Quote Requests

The General Services Administration has developed a new online tool designed to help government agencies see the types of products and services that federal buyers request from GSA Schedules, GSA said in blog post published Tuesday. Cynthia Schell, director of the Common Acquisition Platform Governance Division at GSA, writes the eBuy Open platform intends …

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Tiffany Hixson: GSA to Halt New Services Schedule Entries in Consolidation Move

The General Services Administration has suspended the entry of new vendors into its seven contract schedules for professional services as part of program reforms led by Tiffany Hixson, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller reports that Hixson, professional services category executive at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the suspension period could last for …

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Pentagon to Audit GSA Schedule Prices; Richard Ginman, Jeffrey Koses Comment

The Defense Department is reviewing the General Services Administration’s schedules for potential variations in prices, Federal Times reported Friday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes Pentagon is concerned about the cost it pays for commercial products and services acquired through GSA’s catalog. “What the [Federal Acquisition Regulation] said was the price has been …

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