What is a GSA Multiple Award Schedule?

What is a GSA Multiple Award Schedule?

GSA Schedule (also referred to as Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) and Federal Supply Schedule ) is a long-term governmentwide contract with commercial firms providing federal, state, and local government buyers access to more than 11 million commercial supplies (products) and services at volume discount pricing.

What is a multi award contract?

A multiple-award contract is a type of indefinite-quantity contract which is awarded to several contractors from a single solicitation.

What is the purpose of the MAS program?

Savings: The MAS program provides ordering activities with competitively awarded contracts to increase the productivity and capacity of scarce acquisition resources. In addition, the program offers quick and easy access to the right industry partners, allowing customers to make the most use of their valuable time.

Are GSA contracts competitively awarded?

259(b)(3)(A) for the MAS program of the General Services Administration is a competitive procedure”. Government ordering activities must follow when issuing orders using GSA Schedules. ❖ All GSA Schedule contracts are awarded using FAR Part 12, Commercial Items.

What is a GSA contract?

GSA contracts are agreements by the federal government to purchase goods and services from private companies. GSA Schedule contract program expenditures contribute billions of dollars to the economy every year.

What is GSA IT Schedule 70?

IT Schedule 70 is a long-term contract issued by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to a commercial technology vendor.

What is the GSA Schedule?

A GSA schedule is an unfunded, five-year contract listing the prices the federal government has agreed to pay for a vendor’s commercial products and services. The contract may be renewed for three five-year periods resulting in a 20-year contract if all renewals are executed.

What are GSA Schedules?

GSA Schedules are fast, easy, and effective contracting vehicles for both customers and vendors. For GSA Schedules, GSA establishes long-term governmentwide contracts with commercial companies to provide access to millions of commercial products and services at volume discount pricing.