Category: MAS Pricing Policy

Category Management and Service Contract Provisions in the FY 2017 NDAA

  On May 26, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) submitted several amendments to S. 2943, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This week’s blog will examine two

How GSA can make it easier to deliver best value Services and Solutions through the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Program.

  The General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) Multiple Awards Schedule (MAS) program is positioned uniquely to provide streamlined government access to the commercial marketplace on behalf of customer agencies. By doing

GSA’s Making It Easier Campaign and Opportunities for Additional FSS Reform

  On April 6th, GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth launched the ”Making it Easier” (MIE) campaign,  a series of new contracting initiatives designed to streamline and simply the Federal Supply

GSA’s Federal Supply Schedule Pricing Disclosures Public Notice: An Opportunity for Dialogue on the Price Reduction Clause and Data Reporting.

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) Office of Acquisition Policy published a November 18th notice requesting public comments regarding the paperwork burdens of GSAR

The Enduring Strength of the MAS Program: An Economic Catalyst for Government and Industry

This month, Administrator Denise Turner Roth provided the keynote address at the DC Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Chairman’s Inaugural Breakfast. The address focused on GSA’s role as an

GSA’s Acquisition Services Fund—An Opportunity to Innovate

GSA’s Acquisition Services Fund (ASF) is a revolving fund in the Treasury authorized by statute (40 U.S.C. 321) to support Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) operations. The ASF is essentially the

The Untapped Potential of GSA’s Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program

During the Coalition’s recent Fall Training Conference there were many discussions regarding the pace of MAS purchases. It was widely communicated that MAS purchases leveled off from previous year declines

FAS’s Briefing on its Multiple Award Schedule Competitive Pricing Initiative

This week GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) invited the Coalition to a briefing on its Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Competitive Pricing Initiative.  The Competitive Pricing Initiative (CPI) will be launched

More on GSA’s Push for “Data Transactional Reporting”

This blog addresses GSA’s proposed rule seeking to implement “Data Transactional Reporting” for the GSA Schedules program, GSA IT GWACs, and other GSA contract vehicles.  In my March 6th blog,

Transactional Data Reporting: Does the American taxpayer really want wage and price controls?

  On March 4, 2015, the General Services Administration (GSA) issued a proposed rule, GSAR Case 2013-G504, Transactional Data Reporting.  The proposed rule would establish a new requirement for GSA