Use the following samples, templates, and reference documents to understand how to acquire what you need.
Discover guides and policy
Statement of Work (SOW): A requirements document that clearly and specifically describes the work to be done in developing or producing the products and/or services delivered by the contractor.
- Sample_SOW_Other Wood Product Manufacturing (CBP_2020)
- Sample_SOW_Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing (USA)
- Tension Fabric Structure (USN 2022)
Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE): An assessment / estimate of the contract’s potential costs based on industry standards. Please use this link to access GSA’s standard IGCE creation tool
Research and plan
Market Research as a Service Report (MRAS): A no cost market research report developed by GSA. Request Market Research as a Service (MRAS) here.
Develop a solicitation
Request for Quotation (RFQ): A solicitation type used to obtain pricing information for clearly defined products or services (e.g. COTS). RFQs are typically used to meet the business needs listed in a requirements document