GSA IT Schedule 70 will be conducting its first buying event during 4th Quarter 2016.
GSA IT Schedule 70 will be conducting its first buying event during 4th Quarter 2016. GSA will request Federal Agencies to provide estimated quantities NLT June 30, 2016 in order to obtain maximum volume discounts, which will streamline agency buying and drive down costs.
Four, interactive OFFICE HOURS informational sessions will be available to provide the latest status, answer questions and provide additional guidance. Registration is limited. Sign up for these sessions by clicking on the registration link at right.
OFFICE HOURS - GSS for Desktops & Laptops Buying Event
- July 27, 2016 - 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET
- August 2016 - To be announced
- September 2016 - To be announced
This buying event is in accordance with OMB Memo M-16-02, Improving Demand Management Practices (Aggregate demand to support leveraged buying events) and in support of GSS and the IT Hardware Category.
GSA will conduct this acquisition through the GSA Reverse Auction Platform based on estimated Agency requirements, and issue manufacturer-specific, single-award Government-wide Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) covering the six (6) GSS standard-configurations to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) authorized resellers. These BPAs will be made accessible via the GSA AdvantageSelect platform which allows agencies to purchase online without further competition.
Next Steps: How to Utilize the GSA Desktop/Laptop Buying Event: