Advocating Common Sense in Government Procurement
The Coalition for Government Procurement is the single most effective voice for commercial service and product companies selling in the federal market. For over 30 years, the Coalition has brought together public and private sector procurement leaders to work towards the mutual goal of common sense acquisition. Our members have access to the latest federal compliance and policy information, which serves as the foundation of a successful federal business.
Urging a “Strategic Acquisition” Approach to Strategic Sourcing
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on July 15 exploring how Strategic Sourcing could be increased to better leverage the Federal government’s buying power. The Coalition for Government Procurement submitted written
testimony to the Committee recommending that a broader approach to strategic sourcing be taken that will result in even greater taxpayer savings than the current framework. In order to maximize savings and increase efficiencies in Federal procurement, we urge that the government adopt the following strategic acquisition principles: Read more>>
Balanced Approach Critical in Response to GSA IG Report
The Coalition for Government Procurement joined forces with TechAmerica and the Professional Services Council (PSC) in a
letter to GSA urging a balanced response to a recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit report criticizing management intervention in negotiations of Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contracts.
The June 4, 2013 GSA OIG Report, entitled “Improper Management Intervention in Multiple Award Schedule Contracts” included recommendations that FAS management:
Basic Training – December 2013
December 5, 2013 • 8:15am - 4:30pm • McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP • Washington, DC •
This intensive, one day training workshop teaches the basics of utilizing the General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program. Over the course of the workshop you will learn how to obtain and manage your GSA schedule, market GSA contracts, comply with Federal procurement requirements, follow policy changes, and prepare for MAS audits. A highlight of the course is training on GSA’s electronic tools including eBuy, GSA Advantage! and GSA eLibrary.