What is GSA Schedule 70 called now?
Information Technology (IT) is one of 12 categories of products and services that can be offered on the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Contract. Formerly referred to as GSA Schedule 70 or GSA IT70, this category covers a broad range of IT hardware, software, and services.
Is a GSA schedule worth it?
Letting potential buyers know that your company has a GSA Schedule can give you a competitive edge over non-GSA competitors. Having a GSA Schedule provides a great deal of visibility in the federal marketplace that can be used to win GSA bids and even Open Market bids.
How long does it take to get a GSA Schedule 70?
IT Schedule 70 – simpler offers or those pursuing just the IT Professional services SIN (132-51) are taking 5-7 months, while more complex products offers are taking 7-9 months.
Does GSA IT 70 still exist?
Currently, the GSA IT Schedule 70 is considered the largest procurement vehicle and the federal government’s most widely used acquisition offering. Nearly one-third of all MAS contractors contain and are accessible via Special Item Numbers under the GSA IT Schedule 70 contract.
How do I get on Schedule 70?
To get the Schedule 70 contract, you would need to apply and get approval. You must also remember that having the agreement does not guarantee you business with the government. Just as you market to your local consumers, you would also need to sell to these federal, state, and local government agencies.
What does it mean to be on the GSA Schedule?
The GSA Schedule, also known as Federal Supply Schedule, and Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), is a long-term governmentwide contract with commercial companies that provide access to millions of commercial products and services at fair and reasonable prices to the government.
What is the GSA Schedule?
What is scheschedule 71?
Schedule 71 is a great way for small businesses that specialize in furniture to increase their earnings or expand their business. Working for the government can be very profitable whether you are just starting out or looking to expand. If you need help getting on GSA schedule 71, contact GSA Scheduler or give us a call at (518) 360-2107.
Do you need to go green when contracting with schedule 71?
Going green is not the only requirement for contracting with schedule 71. If you are specializing in office furniture it may be necessary to have some training in the proper set up of an office environment. We all know that how an office is assembled will have a huge impact on how the office runs.
What are the advantages of schedule 71 contracts?
Another advantage of gaining a contract with schedule 71 is that once you have modeled your business to meet the requirements you will be able to continually get new contracts. This is an almost guaranteed way to make money. Many suppliers will not be willing to jump through all the hoops necessary to sell furniture and accessories this way.
Is it time to get your small business registered under Schedule 71?
Unlike many of the other schedules that deal with mostly services, there are some very specific requirements that the furniture supplied must adhere to when furniture is purchased. If you feel that you can provide this valuable product at a good price it may be time to get your small business registered under schedule 71.