Making It Easier: FASt Lane

The FASt Lane program ensures our government customer agencies have quicker access to emerging technologies and new offerings. Vendors get shorter processing times.

Current eligible initiatives:

  • 2GIT - 2nd Generation IT BPAs;
  • DEOS - Defense Enterprise Office Solution;
  • CEOS - Civilian Enterprise Office Solution;
  • Other customer initiatives that may arise (may include contract modification initiatives); and
  • If a federal agency ordering activity requests in writing that vendors may participate in FASt Lane to support the agency’s current requirements. Vendors are required to add the attached document along with the eOffer package.

The process time frames after eOffer/eMod submission are:

  • Less than 48 hours for contract modifications; and
  • As quickly as 45 days for new offers.

Based on solicitation requirements, the assigned GSA contracting officer will review new offers or contract modifications and provide any necessary feedback.

To ensure a speedy process, applying suppliers must be prepared to respond quickly to any inquiries from GSA contracting officers.

Send questions to the FASt Lane mailbox.

New Offer Guidelines

If you’re interested in participating in any of the above initiatives, your eOffer submission must include:

You must respond no later than 24 hours of receiving any inquiries or requested information from GSA contracting officers. If you don’t respond in time, you won’t be eligible for FASt Lane.

Modification Guidelines

If you already hold an existing Schedule and want to participate, here’s what you need to do:

1. If the initiative includes a Special Item Number (SIN) that requires a technical review, complete the technical review before you submit it through the eMod application.

For cloud and cloud related IT professional services email

Attach to the email with the following documentation:

  • Technical responses, if applicable for cloud computing services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); and
  • Price proposal templates.

For Automated Contact Center (ACCS) email

Attach to the email the following documentation:

  • Relevant project experience; and
  • Price proposal template.

For Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS)

Attach to the email with the following documentation:

  • Cover Letter to include:
    • Key personnel names;
    • Titles;
    • Association with offorer; and
    • A maximum of five (5) Points of Contact POCs are allowed for the Technical Oral Evaluation.
  • Relevant Project Experience,
  • Corporate Experience, and
  • Labor Category Matrix.

2. After GSA has reviewed your technical documents, submit a FASt Lane request through eMod applications. With the required documents, attach the FASt Lane Eligibility Checklist [DOCX - 28 KB] with an eMod submission.

3. You must respond no later than two hours of receiving any inquiries or requested information from the GSA Contracting Officer. If you don’t respond in time, you won’t be eligible for FASt Lane.

For more information:

Contact FAStLane@gsa.govfor information on participating.

Also, join the ongoing IT Schedule 70 conversation through our Interact community.

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