New Tools Being Used by GSA to Improve Purchasing

GSA pushes for new and improved acquisition tools

Government contracting can be costly to business and the government.  That is why GSA is looking to streamline the process for everyone involved.

Source: Federal Times, Article written by Andy Medici, published July 17, 2015

Chris Hamm, the director of the General Services Administration’s Federal System Integration and Management Center, said government contracting costs too much and takes too much time.

“The process is incredibly costly to you and it’s incredibly costly to the government,” Hamm said at a recent contracting conference. “I think the entire system is broken.”

That is why GSA is pushing to use new tools, techniques and processes to make the solicitation and contracting processes easier, faster and cheaper — and contractors should be watching closely.  MORE…

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Using the new tools should make the process better for contractors and businesses.  Contact your nearest PTAC office to learn more what the GSA is doing.


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