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What is a GSA Schedule Contract?

The by-the-book definition of a GSA Schedule Contract is a governmentwide, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract. The GSA Schedule simplifies the sale of products, services, and facilities to all U.S. Government agencies

GSA Schedules, also known as Multiple Awards Schedule (MAS), provide an efficient way to connect government buyers to any size business. In simpler terms, the GSA Schedule acts like an Amazon for government consumers.

While the GSA Schedule is the biggest and best Government Contracting opportunity, there are other ways to help you sell your products/services to the government. By securing certifications, your business could get an advantage in the open market. 

What are the Advantages of Securing a GSA Schedule Contract?

The GSA/MAS Schedule allows your products or services to be easily found by the government buyers who are spending billions of dollars each year. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, small business GSA schedule holders saw record expansion in 2020. 

Additionally, the intense vetting process to obtain a GSA Contract shows government agency buyers that your company is in good standing and can deliver reliable products or services. More advantages include:

  • Access to trillions of dollars in spending
  • Ability to sell an unlimited number of your Products/Services to all agencies
  • Improved Sales Process that is both shorter and simplified
  • Limited competition
  • Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ)
  • No bidding
  • Fair and Reasonable pricing

Does Your Business Qualify for the GSA Schedule?

GSA Schedule contracts guarantee your products, services, or facilities will be sold at a fair price to the government, and in turn, bring your company an indefinite quantity of reliable business. 

Securing a GSA Contract could bring your business to the next level of success. However, it can be challenging to qualify for. The requirements change on a case to case basis, but the necessary qualifications are as follows.

  • Financial Stability
  • At Least 2 Years in Business
  • Proven past performance
  • Commercially available products/services/facilities

Find out if you qualify by contacting our GSA Government Contract Consultants to discuss your business’ capabilities.

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How Long Are GSA Schedule Contracts?

GSA Schedule contracts span five-years and can be renewed for three separate terms (totaling 20 years) between a government agency and a commercial supplier.

Every five years, your Contract will be reevaluated and continued if your business is in good standing. 

How Does GSE Help You Get a GSA Schedule Contract?

Thanks to decades of experience, our GSA Consultants at Government Services Exchange are prepared to assist you throughout the GSA Contract process. 

Our experts will determine your readiness and eligibility through proper documentation. Next, we will develop an in-depth proposal that meets all of the General Service Administrations’ requirements. 

Finally, we will structure a detailed pricing plan that will be competitive yet profitable for your company. If you’re ready to see if your business can take on a GSA Schedule Contract, call us now at (866) 966-0079.

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