Laura Stanton, GSA’s deputy assistant commissioner for category management in the Office of IT Category in the Federal Acquisition Service, said six-to-eight agencies will pilot this approach to small purchases over the next three years.
With GSA’s release of the Commercial Platform Initiative solicitation, the Coalition for Government Procurement believes that the prudent implementation of e-commerce is a worthy endeavor.
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GSA is working on its multiple award schedules contract and its e-commerce marketplace. Larry Allen joined the show with updates.
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GSA outlined its strategy to award multiple contracts to e-marketplace providers and pilot this approach with open market products that fall under the micro-purchase threshold of $10,000.
The Coalition for Government Procurement and the Naval Postgraduate School found agencies were getting better deals through GSA Advantage than through pilots using Amazon.