Archive for the ‘GSA’ Category

4 GSA Tools to Get Started Acquiring Federal Contracts

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

The US General Services Administration (GSA) offers a variety of tools help to remove some of the complication from applying and receiving federal contracts. We know it’s difficult to figure out the ins and outs federal contract but luckily there are four GSA tools that can help the whole process run much more smoothly.


GSA offers a number of tools to streamline contract acquisition.


GSA Yelp Partnership Opens Up Agencies to Public Review 

Thursday, August 27th, 2015


Do you want your complaints with public services like TSA and the IRS to be not only seen but also responded to in real time? GSA Yelp will now help fill that void.


The federal government wants the public to rate and rant about their experiences to try and help improve the performance of different branches.



GSA and Yelp are partnering to make it easier for the public to review government agencies online.


GSA Pricing Data Proposal Sees Backlash from Vendors

Thursday, August 13th, 2015


Vendors have responded negatively to the GSA pricing data proposal released earlier this year. The proposal would require that contractors report data on prices paid for every contract vehicle. Though part of the proposal included reducing a related burden on contractor pricing known as the price reduction clause, vendors have responded that the new pricing data proposal would add a significant burden equal to or greater than the current burden. Learn more about vendors’ responses to the GSA proposal, below.



Vendors have responded negatively to the GSA pricing data proposal released earlier this year.


GSA Begins Schedule Contract Consolidation

Thursday, April 9th, 2015


After announcing last year that it was considering a major consolidation of its professional services contract schedules, the GSA is now making the first of its efforts that will continue over the next six months to bring this plan into action. In addition to consolidating the schedules contracts program, GSA is also planning a number of other changes that will be implemented over the course of 2015. Learn more about what GSA is doing in 2015 to improve schedules contracts in our blog.


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GSA Leads Way Among Agencies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Friday, March 20th, 2015

The General Services Administration is leading the way among federal agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. After a new executive order requiring federal agencies to cut greenhouse gas emissions was issued by President Obama, the agency announced that it would be launching a pilot program that would encourage vendors and contractors to make public their greenhouse gas emissions.