FMP Strategy Summer 2019 Release Highlights
|Project & Enhancement(s)
|GSA Advantage! Enhancements
- Mandatory Order Status
- Minimum Order Quantity
- Made in America (MiA) Robomod Pilot
|Implemented new features in GSA Advantage! to mandate suppliers to provide order status, improve understanding of minimum order quantities, and increase the accuracy of “US” country of origin designations.
|Promote Government-wide & other Interagency Contracts
- Remove Requirement for Best Interest Determination
|Newly published final rule removes the requirement for federal agencies to do a determination of best procurement approach prior to using GSA as an acquisition provider, making it easier for customers to use GSA vehicles for all of their procurement needs.
|Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Consolidation
The MAS team created a webinar and FAQ [PDF - 255 KB] to increase supplier understanding of the overall strategy for MAS Consolidation. The team also released RFIs to collect feedback on the solicitation format and terms and conditions, as well as the large categories, subcategories and Special Item Numbers (SINs).
|Easier Wage Determinations in beta.sam.gov
||Enhanced wage determination functionality on beta.SAM.gov, a modern, easy-to-use location to search more than 9,200 wage determinations and bargaining agreements, replacing the WDOL.gov site, which has been decommissioned.
Check out the full list of improvements based on your role in the federal marketplace!