The GSA Schedule is one of the most widely used methods by which federal agencies buy goods and/or services. Award of a GSA Schedule contract opens the door to participate in this $40 billion marketplace (2012 GSA Schedule total spend). GSA Schedule contracts are awarded to companies, which offer commercial off the shelf services and products which fall within the Schedules descriptions. At present, there are more than 11 million commercial good and services available on GSA Schedules. The contact has a base period of five years, which can be renewed up to three times- 20 total years. Federal procurement officials either directly submit their orders to GSA Schedule contract holders or post their requirements to GSA Advantage, which is essential an advertisement board that is limited to GSA Schedule contract holders.
We can help you to do business with the government. Our professionals have significant experience navigating our clients through the complexities of the federal procurement system to include offering and being awarded GSA Schedule contracts. Our team has 60+ years experience that includes performance as federal contracting officers with direct experience working with GSA contracting officers. As of July 2013, we have achieved a 100% acceptance rate on our clients’ offers to GSA. The accepted offer means a successful GSA Schedule contract. Our marketing team is focused to deliver business opportunities to our clients and provide assistance in construction of your company’s bids/proposals.
First and foremost we work to get your goods and services on GSA schedule. The process is complex and includes a host of pre-offer actions, multiple clarifications upon submission of the offer, as well as direct negotiations with the GSA Contacting Officer. We provide expertise along every step of the process. For clients that we have placed onto schedule, we provide a broad array of marketing support services. We have grouped those services considered to be essential into a subscription based package, which we provide at no charge for a six month period. Other, more specialized services are available on a quoted basis. For specifics, please follow the "G-Marketing" tab on the above menu bar.
The GSA Schedule market place exceeded $40 Billion. However, less than 1% of businesses in the U.S. have access to it. During the course of your initial consultation our specialists will ascertain the size of the GSA marketplace specific to your goods/services. Your specific return on investment on any delivery orders that you accept is a function of your selling price and your cost of services/goods sold. Our expertise in assisting you in price negotiations with GSA can help to ensure that you meet your profit goals.
Our specialists will help to provide you with the information that you need in order to determine if pursuit of a GSA Schedule contract makes sense. Our expert knowledge of GSA regulations and offer review procedures, coupled with an understanding of your company’s goods/services and pricing, as well as the prices currently paid by the Government for your company’s goods/services already on GSA schedule, will likely position you to make a very well informed decision. Once on a contract, Advance GSA also provides contract administration services to help your company maximize and maintain your GSA Schedule contract.
START SELLING YOUR PRODUCTS/SERVICES TO FEDERAL AGENGIES BY OBTAINING A GSA SCHEDULE CONTRACT
Being in a position to compete for government contracts becomes very easy when a company holds a GSA Schedule contract, which provides your company access to the Government’s preferred method to purchase a vast array of standardized goods and/or services. With the help of a GSA Schedule contract you have the opportunity to earn significant business and the potential to greatly increase your revenue. The criteria which must be met in order to merit the Government’s serious consideration of your offer vary based on the specific type of goods and/or service in additional to and your company’s past performance, financial stability, and a host of additional minor considerations.
Please note that architectural and construction services as well as ammunition and firearms are not currently allowed on GSA Schedule.
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