Awarded online platforms
Learn more about the awarded online platforms, and how to purchase routine, commercial products. Ready to buy? See if your agency is participating.
Amazon Business combines the selection, convenience, and value you expect from Amazon, with features that can help improve your operations and modernize legacy processes.
Fisher Scientific offers multiple categories including laboratory equipment and instruments, lab consumables and chemicals, safety, PPE and maintenance.
Overstock Government is an online retailer that offers a great value on a broad range of quality products in office management, furniture, facilities, construction, industrial equipment, and electronics.
The three awarded online platform contracts (Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific, Overstock Government) within the Commercial Platforms program have been modified to include FAR clause 52.204-25. Please follow your agency’s Section 889 guidance to ensure compliance with all applicable policies impacting micro-purchases.
|Features and capabilities||Consumer websites||GSA's Commercial Platforms program|
|Intuitive and familiar user experience||Yes||Yes|
|Detailed product information||Yes||Yes|
|Competitive, real-time pricing||Yes||Yes|
|B2B pricing / discounts||No||Yes|
|Volume discounts / tiered pricing||No||Yes|
|Tax exemption (automatically applied)||No||Yes|
|Identification of restricted items / excluded vendors||No||Yes|
|Identification of sustainable / "green" products per EPA guidance||No||Yes|
|Support of Mandatory Source programs (AbilityOne) and Small Business||No||Yes|
|Approval workflows / account hierarchies||No||Yes|
|Product curation by agencies||No||Yes|
|Spend analysis (across all agency accounts)||No||Yes|