GSA Multiple Award Schedule Contracting: Lessons From 2013
December 17, 2013, 11:24 PM EST
Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 11:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. General Services Administration’s multiple award schedule (“MAS”) program is the largest interagency contracting vehicle in the federal government. Since fiscal year 2006, GSA schedule sales have consistently topped $35 billion. GSA schedule sales have topped $17.56 billion for the first half of 2013, suggesting that FY 2013 sales again will exceed the $35 billion sales benchmark.
The GSA manages approximately 40 schedules based upon category of offering. Until the late 1990s, the GSA schedules were product-centric, containing very few services. Today, however, four of...