Since each contractor in a GSA Federal Supply Schedule Contractor Team Arrangement (CTA) has a GSA Federal Supply Schedule contract, each team member is held accountable under the terms and conditions of its contract for any problems such as those described.
Question Category: Contractor Teaming FAQs
The CTA should spell out any costs associated with the arrangement. Each team member should consider such costs when the team develops its price quote for the total solution. The benefits of a CTA may more than compensate for a contractor’s costs by expanding the firm’s capabilities and broadening its customer base.
No. A contractor may only charge the rates/prices that have been awarded under the company’s GSA Federal Supply Schedule contract. The same holds true for other team members.
Points of contact should be spelled out in the CTA.
Team members may still use subcontractors as allowed by their GSA Federal Supply Schedule contracts and as may be addressed in the CTA. Subcontractors, however, would not be considered members of the “team” in this specific instance; responsibility would rest with the applicable GSA Schedule contractors.
Invoicing and payment are areas that should be addressed in the CTA. Many times, an agency will want to receive one invoice. In such cases, the team leader may submit a single invoice for all team members, provided that the invoice indicates each team member’s GSA Schedule contract number, the applicable services/products provided, and the …
Each GSA Federal Supply Schedule contractor is responsible for reporting its GSA Schedule contract sales and remitting the appropriate industrial funding fee.
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In providing a total solution to an agency’s requirement under a Contractor Team Arrangement (CTA), the services and products proposed should be identified under each team member’s GSA Schedule contract. Any proposed services and products that are not part of a GSA Schedule contract (i.e., open market items) may be included only after all applicable …