The Coalition for Government Procurement is the single most effective voice for commercial service and product companies selling in the federal market. For more than 35 years, the Coalition has brought together public and private sector procurement leaders to work towards the mutual goal of common sense acquisition. Members have access to the latest federal compliance and policy information, which serves as the foundation of a successful government business.

News

The Coalition Comments on GSA’s e-Commerce Implementation Plan

On May 30, The Coalition provided recommendations to GSA on its Phase II of the Procurement Through e-Commerce Portals Implementation Plan. Read the letter here!

VA Releases Justification for Medical Prime Vendor Contract 

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Strategic Acquisition Center (SAC) published a Class Justification and Approval (J&A) for the Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor-Next Generation (MSPV-NG) Program on FedBizOpps. To access the J&A. click here.

DOD Issues Draft JEDI Cloud RFP  

A second draft DoD JEDI RFP has been released on FedBizOpps. Included in the release are DoD’s answers to questions received in response to the initial draft solicitation.  This is the last draft RFP that DoD expects to release before the final in May 2018. The Coalition plans to submit a response on behalf of its members.

The Coalition Submits Order Level Materials Letter

Coalition on March 15, The Committee provided recommendations and questions to GSA concerning Order Level Materials (OLMs) implementation. Read the letter here!

GSA Releases Implementation Plan for Commercial Platform

GSA released its much anticipated Commercial Platform Implementation Plan for its eCommerce portal. On April 3 the Coalition will host an e-Commerce Forum where government and industry experts will discuss the highlights of OMB/GSA’s Phase 1 implementation plan. More details coming soon! Read the report here!

Events

June 28 – Webinar: The Latest on the MSPV-NG Formulary from the VA – Join the VA Strategic Acquisition Center’s Jaime Friedel for a briefing on the current status of the Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor-Next Generation (MSPV-NG) program and next steps. The MSPV-NG program provides VA medical centers nation-wide with medical, surgical and dental supplies for veterans’ healthcare.  In April 2018, a Justification and Notification (J&A) was published by the VA SAC to change the MSPV-NG contracts with prime vendors from “distribution” to “distribution and supply” contracts to increase the number of Formulary items from 7,800 to approximately 80,000 items.

August 22- 2018 Joe Caggiano Memorial Golf Tournament– This year’s tournament will once again be taking place at the beautiful Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, MD. The Coalition hosts this charity tournament in honor of our good friend and colleague, Joe Caggiano, who passed away six years ago at the young age of 48. Joe’s career in the government marketplace spanned 25 years, including serving seven years as COO of the Washington Management Group/FedSources, eight years of service in the Navy, and he most recently served as a principal at Reznick Government, a business advisory firm now known as CohnReznick Government.

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