Let’s Get Real: The Schedules are Best in Class Contracts

Hearty souls seeking information on Category Management can weave their way through links identified in the “Government-Wide Category Management Guidance Overview, Version 3.0.”  These links provide different pathways to the Acquisition Gateway, where individuals will...

The Coalition’s Events to Date and in the Fall

While 2020 has certainly been a challenging year in many respects, the Coalition has continued to bring together public and private sector procurement leaders to work towards the mutual goal of common-sense acquisition. In fact, despite not holding any in-person...

Wishing Everyone a Happy July 4th Weekend!

The Coalition for Government Procurement would like to wish our members and colleagues across the procurement community a very Happy Independence Day! This year, our celebrated July 4th traditions of parades, fireworks, and celebrations with family and friends will be...

Reflections from My Basement…at Mid-Year

As many of you know my home office has been the back porch of our home, sharing it with my office mate and faithful companion, our dog, Larry “Bird” Waldron. With the heat of summer now upon us in Washington, DC, I have been forced inside and, based on a vote of my...

Our Friend, Lenny Loewentritt

It has been exactly one week since our friend, Lenny Loewentritt, passed away after battling cancer. Many of us in the procurement community are still trying to process this sad news. Indeed, the GSA community, current and former employees, is in mourning over the...

Building a More Resilient VA Supply Chain

On June 9, 2020, the Coalition’s President, Roger Waldron, appeared at a hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to discuss, “Building a More Resilient VA Supply Chain.” Other witnesses included VA representatives Dr. Richard A. Stone, Executive in...

Join the “Summer Lunch and Learn Series” of Webinars

With summer here, we recognize that all of us still operate in a world of social distancing and remote work.  As you continue to innovate and carry on service to Federal customers, the Coalition continues its virtual support to you. To this end, we are implementing...

The “Unpriced Schedules” – Best in Class

“We need to focus on the new authority we have for unpriced services contracts and incorporate that so that we can really focus on the technical qualifications of vendors and drive down pricing at the task order level when it matters most.” With this...