GSA Schedule Sales FY 2016

Explore Blackfyre's guide to obtaining and managing a GSA Schedule Contract for businesses seeking to sell products and services to government customers.

Title : GSA Schedule Sales FY 2016

As a GSA Federal Schedule Consulting firm, Blackfyre prides itself in providing a comprehensive assistance to businesses who aim to obtain and manage a GSA Schedule Contract. The GSA Schedule, also known as a Federal Supply Schedule, is an instrumental tool for businesses, non-profits, and educational institutions who intend to sell products and services to government customers. This article serves as a beginner's guide, aiming to aid in understanding and obtaining a GSA Schedule Contract:

About GSA Schedule Contracts

First, let's lay foundation about what exactly is a GSA contract.

What is a GSA Schedule?

The GSA Schedule is a long-term governmentwide contract signed with commercial firms. This contract provides federal, state, and local government buyers access to more than 11 million commercial products and services at volume discount pricing.

Who Can Obtain a GSA Schedule?

Businesses of all sizes, non-profits, and educational institutions who are looking to sell to government entities are eligible to obtain a GSA Schedule Contract.

Benefits of a GSA Schedule:

  • Access to the vast government market
  • Streamlined procurement processes for government buyers
  • Potential for increased business opportunities and revenue

Steps to Obtaining a GSA Schedule:

  1. Assess Eligibility: Make sure your business meets the requirements for obtaining a GSA Schedule. This includes financial stability, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and the ability to provide products or services that meet the needs of government buyers.

  2. Prepare Your Offer: Gather the necessary documents, outline your products and services, establish pricing, and prepare a comprehensive proposal to submit to the GSA.

  3. Submit and Negotiate: Submit your proposal through the GSA eOffer system and be prepared to negotiate terms, conditions, and pricing with GSA contracting officers.

  4. Obtain and Manage Your Contract: Once awarded, ensure compliance with contract terms, utilize the GSA Advantage! system for product and service listings, and continuously manage and update your contract as necessary.

Industries Covered by GSA Schedules:

  • Office Management
  • Facilities
  • Furniture & Furnishings
  • Human Capital
  • Industrial Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Professional Services
  • Scientific Solutions
  • Security & Protection
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Travel
  • ...and more, encompassing a wide range of products and services.

Services Provided by Blackfyre:

  • Obtain a GSA Schedule: Guidance from start to finish on obtaining a GSA Schedule, specifically designed to suit your business needs.

  • Manage Your GSA Contract: Constant support in managing your contract, ensuring compliance, modifications, and keeping offerings competitive.

  • GSA Advantage: Assistance in listing your products and services on GSA Advantage! An online shopping and ordering system offered by GSA.

  • Audit Support: Help in preparation for and navigating through GSA audits to ensure contract compliance and continuation.

  • Training and Resources: Provision of resources and training for a better understanding of GSA contracting, staying aware of changes, and leveraging the GSA Schedule for business growth.

Navigating the GSA Schedule with Blackfyre:

With the aid of a GSA Schedule Contract, businesses open up the potential to significantly increase their sales within the government market. Blackfyre is equipped and ready to assist you through every step of the GSA Schedule process. From an initial assessment to managing and optimizing your contract, our main objective is to ensure your business can effectively and efficiently sell to government customers via the GSA Schedule.

For more detailed insights and to start your journey towards securing a GSA Schedule, download our Beginner's Guide or CONTACT US directly for a personalized assistance. Blackfyre, led by former GSA Schedule Reviewer, proudly offers the finest GSA Schedule Consulting services.

Pedro has extensive background as a Contracting Officer and Contract Specialist, has worked across seven federal agencies, managing contracts totaling over $1 billion in the professional and tech sectors. His notable tenure includes serving with the DoD/DARPA during the inception of their robotics program. Additionally, he played a pivotal role in initiating the Cyber Special Item Number (SIN) within the GSA's IT Schedule 70 as a Team Lead. After graduating from Harvard, he started Blackfyre to help you win your next contract.

Learn more about our services:

GSA Schedule

  • GSA Application Submission

  • Turn-Key Application Process

  • Up to 5 SIN Categories

  • Lead Negotiation Process

  • GSA Compliance & eBuyTraining

  • Six-month of GSA Support

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GSA Exercise Option Period

  • Document Preparation

  • BD Plan Creation

  • Capture Management Plan Development

  • Expert Guidance

  • Turn-Key Application Process

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GSA Maintenance Program

  • GSA Mass Mod Management

  • Quarterly FAS Reporting

  • GSA Pricelist Updates

  • Smooth SIP File Uploads

  • Unlimited GSA Admins Mods

  • GSA Schedule Support

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Growth Program

  • 10-Hour Weekly Hands-On Support

  • Develop and Manage Contract Opportunity Pipeline

  • Identify Contract Opportunities

  • Craft Technical Proposals

  • Craft Price Proposal

  • Enhance Past Performance Documentation

  • Subcontract Management Assistance

  • Six-month of free support

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BlackOps Program

  • Weekly Series of Four Calls Focused on Contract-Related Subjects

  • Assistance in Crafting Capability Statements

  • Guidance in Developing Technical Proposals

  • Support in Formulating Price Proposals

  • Access to a Supportive Community

  • Personalized One-on-One Assistance Aimed at Securing Your Initial Contract Win

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Ask CO

  • 24/7 Support

  • Guidance for Beginners on Entering the Field

  • Professional Consultation on All Aspects of Contracting

  • Customized Strategy Development Plan

  • Flexible Monthly Membership with No Long-term Commitment Required

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Monthly Contract Opportunities to Capture

  • Monthly Selection of Government Agency Contracts

  • BPA/IDIQ Upcoming Opportunities

  • Alerts on New Opportunities

  • Trends and Analysis of Agency Contracts

  • Quick Guides on Proposal Requirements

  • Agency-Specific Networking Opportunities

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