Manufacturer

The Rule of Two to small business procurements explained

March 1, 2016 GAO: Rule of Two Not Satisfied Where Businesses Do Not Manufacture Products Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, February 16, 2016 Where an agency buys manufactured goods, the FAR’s Rule of Two is satisfied when two or small business manufacturers … Continued

Size Protest Problems Cannot be Cured After Final Bid Submitted

January 20, 2016 Nonmanufacturer Rule: Post-Proposal Substitutions Don’t Work Source: Smallgovcon, Steven Koprince, January 5, 2016 The nonmanufacturer rule requires, among other things, that the prime contractor supply the end items of a small business manufacturer, or obtain a SBA waiver … Continued

OHA Explains How the Nonmanufacturer Rule Works

Nonmanufacturer Rule Class Waivers: SBA OHA Explains How They Work Source: SMALLGOVCON, Article written by Steven Koprince, Published June 3, 2015 Under the nonmanufacturer rule, a class waiver applies to a procurement only if the NAICS code, Product Service Code … Continued

Success Factors Within the Contractor’s Control

Contracting Success in a Changing Government Environment Source: Federal Times.com, By Michael Fischetti, NCMA, published February 25, 2015 Behind many contracting issues today is the implied topic of who is or isn’t winning contract awards. In the private sector, it’s … Continued