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Federal Register :: General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Federal Supply Schedule, Order-Level Materials

GSA’s Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program, commonly known as the GSA Schedules program or Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program is the Government’s most used commercial-item purchasing channel, accounting for approximately $33 billion of Federal contract awards in fiscal year 2016 (not including the VA Schedules).GSA Schedules provide a convenient and effective option for both ordering activities and Schedule contractors. Ordering activities enjoy simplified ordering procedures and reduced prices, while Schedule contractors connect with federal business quickly and easily. Additional features of the Schedules program, including Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) and Contractor Team Arrangements (CTAs), greatly enhance the flexibility of the program.These features offer:Additional price discounts for ordering activities;Expanded opportunities for contractors;Elimination of redundant effort, with a single contracting vehicle fulfilling complex or ongoing needs;Reductions in administrative time and paperwork;Expanded business opportunities for socioeconomic groups; andHelp for ordering activities wishing to reach socioeconomic goals.The Schedules Program supports Federal Agencies’ missions by providing access from simple commodities such as pens and pencils to complex services such as IT Modernization.

Source: Federal Register :: General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Federal Supply Schedule, Order-Level Materials

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