This month marked a major milestone for the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program as GSA and FSS contractors entered the third and final phase of Schedules Consolidation. Phase 1 saw the creation of a single schedule solicitation; reconciliation of clauses, terms and conditions; the reduction/elimination of duplicative Special Item Numbers; the issuance of the new, single solicitation for new offers; and closure of the old solicitations. Phase 2 saw the issuance of and acceptance of a mass modification updating current FSS contracts with the consolidated terms and conditions.
Phase 3 will focus on those schedule contractors with multiple contracts. GSA will be working with these contractors to modify and consolidate their multiple contracts into a single contract. … Read Full Article >>