Federal Acquisition Service

Renewing Our Commitment to AbilityOne and SourceAmerica

Renewing Our Commitment to AbilityOne and SourceAmerica

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In addition to my role as an Assistant Commissioner for the Federal Acquisition Service, I also have the privilege of serving as one of President Obama’s appointees to the U.S. AbilityOne Commission. In that role, I work with colleagues from...
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Fill Your Garage With These Stunning Cars

Fill Your Garage With These Stunning Cars

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GSA Auctions is a one-stop shop where you can find anything from computer printers and monitors to Blackhawk helicopters. When you need something a little more down-to-earth, however, head over to the Vehicles category, which has cars and trucks of...
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President Obama Awards Three GSA Execs

President Obama Awards Three GSA Execs

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This is the 30th anniversary of Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) a celebration to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. This week, we are showcasing the accomplishments and recognize...
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GSA Launches New Supply Chain GHG Emissions Reporting Pilot

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In support of President Obama’s newly released Executive Order on federal sustainability, GSA Acting Administrator Denise Turner Roth announced a new pilot program to encourage GSA vendors and contractors to publicly disclose their corporate-wide greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and set targets...
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Usage Jumps 1000% as Agencies Save With GSA’s Reverse Auction Tool

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Customizable Platform Delivers Savings on Commonly Purchased Goods and Simple Services Over the past year, GSA’s government-developed and managed reverse auction platform (ReverseAuctions.gsa.gov) has seen amazing growth, with usage surging over 1000 percent from the first quarter of FY14 compared...
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FSSI OS3 Makes It Easy for Agencies to Meet Their Green Purchasing Goals

FSSI OS3 Makes It Easy for Agencies to Meet Their Green Purchasing Goals

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In addition to enhanced savings and benefits to small businesses, GSA’s new FSSI OS3 solution makes it easy for federal agencies to meet their sustainable acquisition goals by purchasing green products. Green Benefits of GSA’s new cost-saving and efficient FSSi...
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Taxpayers, Small Biz Win with GSA’s ReverseAuction

Taxpayers, Small Biz Win with GSA’s ReverseAuction

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Competition fuels savings. GSA ReverseAuction’s fiscal year 2014 performance is a testament to this principle. GSA ReverseAuction: Year in Review More than 21 agencies across government created 900 auctions and saved more than $6 million. While 60 percent of the...
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A Day in the Life of GSA’s Adam Jones

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Recently, Federal Acquisition Service contracting officer Adam Jones became something of a reality TV star when he allowed a camera crew from the Partnership for Public Service to follow him around for the day. “A Day in the Life” of Adam...
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Modernizing GSA’s Schedules Program for Today’s Marketplace

Modernizing GSA’s Schedules Program for Today’s Marketplace

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The year was 1955. The first transistor radio was made available, the first edition of The Guinness Book of World Records was published, and GSA created the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program. Nearly 60 years ago, the Federal Acquisition Service...
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