2020 may prove to be one of the most active years for federal contractors holding General Services Administration (“GSA”) Federal Supply Schedule (“FSS”) contracts and certain federal contractor registration requirements managed by GSA. This post is the first of a series on GSA’s changes and addresses GSA’s most publicized action—the consolidation of its federal supply schedules into one schedule.
As promised, in October 2019, GSA released a solicitation that consolidated the solicitations for its 24 federal supply schedules into one solicitation to obtain an FSS contract. GSA’s consolidation involves three Phases.
Phase I applies to companies that do not already hold an FSS contract. Phase I was the release of the consolidated solicitation for use by companies seeking to obtain a new schedule contract. On October 1, 2019, GSA released the consolidated solicitation.
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