Federal Acquisition Service

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Federal Acquisition Service: New Leadership, Renewed Commitment


Over the last two months, we’ve all seen a lot of change: from ringing in a new year and a presidential administration transition, to the ramping up of plans for mass COVID-19 vaccination sites across the country. I’ve made my own transition -…

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Implementation of Order-Level Materials Improves the Schedules Program


GSA is pleased to announce one of the biggest improvements to its Schedules Program since its creation: the Order-Level Materials (OLM) initiative is now live. GSA announced the final General Services Acquisition Regulations (GSAR) rule, which will make…

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My Vision for Federal Acquisition


It’s hard to believe we’re already over halfway through fiscal year 2018, and I’m approaching my one-year anniversary mark as Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Commissioner. Time always flies when you’re busy, but things seem…

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GSA's Startup Springboard Speeds Access for Small Businesses to Government


Just a few years ago you’d be hard pressed to find a tech startup with a GSA contract.  But that’s a thing of the past, thanks in part to GSA’s innovative IT Schedule 70 Startup Springboard, which offers new and smaller IT…

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Dynamic Steps to Performance Based Acquisition Application Now Online


The Governmentwide Professional Services Category has officially launched a beta version of Steps to Performance-Based Acquisition (SPBA). The new digital application presents the performance-based acquisition process in easy steps, complete with samples,…

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GSA Celebrating 10 Years of Transformative 4PL Program for USMC


The GSA Federal Acquisition Service’s (FAS) supply program has undergone a dramatic change in recent years and GSA’s fourth-party logistics, or 4PL solutions, is one of the breakout programs. This model is proving successful because of exactly…

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No Matter How FAR you Go...


Last October, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) made history by releasing the first ever free iBook version of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Now a free Kindle version of the FAR is available too, making it simpler than ever…

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2017 National Drive Electric Week


Welcome to National Drive Electric Week 2017! GSA recognizes that emerging technologies play a significant role in our mission to save taxpayer dollars, create jobs and stimulate economic growth in the United States; which is one reason we provide the…

Last Reviewed: 2021-12-23