What exactly is the function of a NAICS Code?
That’s interesting since so many on the industry side of government contracting have developed a significant dependency on it.
It’s true. Some companies use it as the sole basis for identifying new opportunities. Some incorporate other factors, like keywords, for example. Then there is the small segment of the government contracting community that blends NAICS Codes and Product Service Codes. Hopefully that segment continues to grow.
Product Service Code? What’s that? Looks like I opened up that can of worms again.
Actually, it wasn’t me for once. The other day someone did a search that landed them on the GovConChannel.com, our news site for small government contractors. The search phrase they entered asked the question ‘What is the NAICS for PSC Code 8145?” Well, if the answer being sought was based on activity occurring in FY2016, then the answer is there are: