center300003017520ASSIGNMENT 3: GSA Wants youBUS 330–Contract Administration and Management 9410036300ASSIGNMENT 3: GSA Wants youBUS 330–Contract Administration and Management
General Services Administration (GSA) is committed to providing innovative solutions to meet the needs of all Federal agencies through the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contracting vehicles and by so doing, foster effective, sustainable and transparent government for the American people. GSA offers consolidated contracting to negotiate better prices and reduce administrative costs for Government agencies purchasing goods and services through GSA schedules. GSA pre-negotiates prices and terms with Industry Partners and awards a contract under the MAS program. This type of contracting does not involve a sale to GSA, but creates an agreement where any participating Government agency may purchase the products or services covered by the contract according to the prices and terms specified, enabling Government agencies to make purchases faster and to leverage the buying power of the government. However, GSA MAS contracts will not be a good fit for every Industry Partner. In order to succeed as a GSA MAS contractor, you must be properly prepared and positioned for success. When doing business with GSA all responses to Schedules solicitations must be submitted electronically at eOffer/eMod. The purpose of eOffer/eMod is to create an interactive, secure electronic environment that simplifies the contracting process from submission of proposal to award and contract modification. It enables a seamless transmission of data from the Vendor/Contractor community to the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) contracting offices. There are three modules existing within the eOffer/eMod system: Contract Offers (eOffers), Contract Modifications (eMods) and Express Offers (eOffers). eOffer...
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