Over the past several years, concern about pricing variability among the same or similar items on different schedule contracts led some agencies to publicly question whether they could rely on rates negotiated by GSA.
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If you’re feeling a little gun-shy about using the Schedules, here are five online tools you can use to make sure you secure better pricing on your next GSA purchase.
According to Forrester's Jennifer Belissent, PH.D blog, "To name your price is to know your price". She pointed out that due to data sharing, you are now able to learn what to expect to pay for a product/service, even if you've had no experience purchasing it before. Data sharing now enables you to know what... Read more »
Bidding on a government contract is usually a long undertaking for most vendors – one that costs several hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in time in resources spent researching, evaluating prospects, writing, and finally submitting a proposal. It’s no wonder, therefore, why receiving news of rejection can be heavily disappointing and can often lead... Read more »
There are ways to learn who is buying what from whom for how much, when, and where, and this information is now available in just one database, for the public to use. You can now make smarter purchases, or on the flip side, sell more to the government. Here's an example of just one solution... Read more »
A Most Favored Customer also known as MFC is a category of customers that you offer your best discount pricing. When submitting a proposal for GSA Schedule the agency request that you outline what you offer your MFC. Based on the priced category offered to the MFC the Government wants to be offered similar or... Read more »