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US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGSITRATION

July 09, 2015 03:00 ET

US Federal Contractor Registration: GSAP Simplifies the GSA Schedule Process for Small Businesses in 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL--(Marketwired - July 09, 2015) - Small businesses tend to forget about all of the available opportunities there are for vendors on a GSA Schedule. GSA Schedules account for billions of dollars in federal funds distributed to both large and small businesses every year. These schedules are a great way for businesses to establish long term connections with contracting officers and receive IDIQ contracts. Each GSA Schedule is designed to act like a regular private sector commercial buying process. GSA Schedules make it easy to network with federal procurement, reduce inventories, create shorter lead time between projects, and provide federal procurement with more choices.

6 Facts About GSA Schedules

1. 80% of GSA Schedule Holders are small businesses who represent 36% of sales

2. More than $40B flows through GSA Schedules contracts every year from Government Procurement

3. In FY14, approximately 10% of all the government needs were procure through the GSA Schedule contracts

4. GSA had over 19,000 MAS contracts total in FY14

5. The Information Technology Schedule 70 had a total of $14,148,750,018 in FY 2014; For Information Technology Professional Services Under Schedule 70 SIN 132‐51; $6,668,684,650 was the total services sold

6. Over 28 million products and services -- GSA Schedules offer tremendous depth and breadth of available solutions

US Federal Contractor Registration has made it easier for businesses on a budget to begin marketing to the Federal Government while submitting their GSA Schedule paperwork. US Federal Contractor Registration calls their solution the GSAP.

The GSAP (General Services Administration -- Simplified Acquisition Program) is a contracting program created by US Federal Contractor Registration, which provides valuable procurement outreach, small business simplified acquisition processing and the completion of a GSA schedule in one of the major 41 categories. GSAP includes the creation of a government formatted website and automatic email notifications about available government contracts in your business’s trade.

Our GSAP (GSA -- Simplified Acquisition Program) Registration includes the following:

* System for Award Management Registration Completion

* Verification of Dun & Bradstreet Number

* Dynamic Small Business Search Creation

* Government Contractor Submission

* FEMA Vendor Profile Creation

* Completion of Pathways to Success Certificate

* Completion of Readiness Assessment (signed copy)

* Past Performance Evaluation

* Verification of Financial Statements

* Balance Sheet

* Income Statement

* Creation of GSA Formatted Pricing List

* Includes Special Item Numbers (SIN’s), product/service/training/labor category offered, description, commercial price list, Most Favored Customer (MFC), Discount offered to MFC, MFC Offered Pricing, and Discount offered to GSA

* Submission of Discount Proposal Spreadsheet

* Technical Data Verification of Business Account History

* Submission of Company’s Relevant Project Experience

* GSA Course Training Description Walkthrough

* Provided Description of all GSA Labor Categories

* If applicable, Certification of Small Business Subcontracting Plan

* Simplified Acquisition Marketing Campaign Creation

* Creation of Government-Formatted Company Website

Businesses that are interested in learning more about GSA Schedules can call the Contractor Hotline at 1 (877) 252-2700 Ext. 1, or email US Federal Contractor Registration GSA Schedule Expert Brian Lewis at blewis@usfcrgov.com.

About US Federal Contractor Registration

US Federal Contractor Registration is the world’s largest third party registration firm that prepares small businesses for government contracting by applying the same tools and strategies as Fortune 500 companies that have a large presence in the federal marketplace. US Federal Contractor Registration has a professional business relationship with over 30,000 procurement officers and project managers across the nation. Not to mention hundreds of thousands of prime contractors that are always on the lookout for subcontractors. US Federal Contractor Registration has registered private sector businesses such as McGraw Hill, HP, Wells Fargo, Xerox, GoodWill, Dixie, UPS, Heinz, Sheraton Hotels, Marriott, Westin, Interstate Oil, CITI, and Coldwell Banker. As well as academic institutions and colleges like NYC, Northwestern, Oxford, Southwestern, and Mercer. Not to mention numerous federal agencies like Departments of the DOD, US Army, Department of the Navy, Veteran Affairs and United States Department of Agriculture. US Federal Contractor Registration is also widely recognized in newsworthy publications and nation-wide press releases. Some publications include the Washington Post, FOX News, FCW.com, Defense Systems, BusinessWire, and Washington Business Journal.

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