SOURCE: US Federal Contractor Registration


February 09, 2016 17:00 ET

Krall Trucking Invited to Join Federal 8(a) Business Development Program

Credits US Federal Contractor Registration With Helping to Understand and Complete the Certification Process

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 09, 2016) - Krall Trucking, a hauling company based in the Pacific Northwest, has been invited into the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA's) 8(a) Business Development Program, which is a business assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses.

Krall Trucking services include log and pole transportation, rock truck hauling, heavy hauling, road building, logging, fire prevention, and firefighting. Over the last 70 years, the company has hauled logs, poles, lumber, rocks, pumice, barkdust, sand, gravel, fertilizer, corn, peas, and heavy equipment.

If you need it hauled in Washington and Oregon, then Krall Trucking can do it, says Kurt Krall.

"We're a logging community, so logs are our primary focus, but so is dump trucking and other types of agriculture hauling," Krall said. "But no matter what comes up we can get it done."

Krall credits US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third-party government registration firm, for helping him complete and file the paperwork necessary to be invited to participate in the 8(a) Business Development Program. He also singled out Senior Acquisition Specialist Marianne Swager for working with him every step of the way.

"Marianne especially helped me during the entire process," said Krall. "Even though it took a long time and parts of it was extremely stressful, she and I worked well together and we got through it. I know that things will continue going well as long as she has my back and is on my side."

The 8(a) Program offers a broad scope of assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. 8(a) firms also can form joint ventures and teams to bid on contracts. This enhances the ability of 8(a) firms to perform larger prime contracts and overcome the effects of contract bundling, the combining of two or more contracts together into one large contract.

To enroll in this program, your business must meet these eligibility requirements:

  • The business must be majority-owned (51 percent or more) by one or more individual(s).
  • The individual(s) must be an American citizen, by birth or naturalization.
  • The business must be majority-owned (51 percent or more) and controlled/managed by socially and economically disadvantaged individual(s).
  • The individual(s) controlling and managing the firm on a full-time basis must meet the SBA requirement for disadvantage, by proving both social disadvantage and economic disadvantage.
  • The business must be a small business.
  • The business must demonstrate potential for success.
  • The principals must show good character.

Separate eligibility requirements exist for a business that American Indians, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians, or Certified Development Companies own. Krall, who has a Yakima Nation business license and who can trace his bloodline through the Cherokee Tribe of Oklahoma, said he didn't even know that being Native American could qualify him for special government programs until learning about the 8(a) Business Development Program.

"Being part of the program will help me land more contracts. I've had to work hard to get the ball rolling, but now that it's rolling, I'm not going to stop," said Krall. "I've made it this far, and I truly believe it's worth the time and money I've invested. I wouldn't have done it otherwise."

"The 8(a) Business Development Program is a wonderful way for companies to get the support they need to succeed as federal contractors. Participants can receive sole-source contracts, up to a ceiling of $4 million for goods and services and $6.5 million for manufacturing," said Eric Knellinger, US Federal Contractor Registration president. "We don't just help our clients complete their registrations. We make sure they have the support and information they need to not just succeed but to thrive. We know their business means everything to them, which is why their business means everything to us."

Vendor Profile Information

DUNS: 055119656
Active in SAM: Registration valid until 01/31/2017
Certifications: Minority-Owned Small Business
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes: 113310, 115319, 484220
Federally Formatted Website:

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