Multiple Award Schedule

  • Navigating the government’s contract compliance

    Addie Cliffe, partner at Crowell & MOring LLP joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Multiple Award Schedule program, the MAS audit process and compliance best practices for contractors.

  • An update on MAS consolidation

    Stephanie Shutt, director of the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program Management Office, joined host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Federal Acquisition Service’s MAS consolidation initiative.

  • GSA’s schedule consolidation — what you need to know

    Larry Allen, the managing director of the Federal Market Access Group at BDO USA, outlines some initial concerns that contractors should be aware of as GSA consolidates 24 schedule contracts to one.

  • Veterans Affairs, Justice IGs teaming up to take on health care fraud

    The inspectors general for the Departments of Justice and Veterans Affairs are setting up a new VA health care fraud task force.

  • Schedules consolidation: Congratulations — phase I and the end of the beginning!

    Next Tuesday, Oct. 1, marks the beginning of a new era for the General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedule program. On that date, Phase I of MAS Consolidation will end with the issuance of a…

  • An acquisition system for a new generation

    As part of the series GSA @ 70: Mission Evolved, Alan Thomas, GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, told Federal News Network about several ongoing initiatives that will change the agency’s internal processes.

  • A restraint by any other name would be as onerous

    Although the government cannot be sued under the Sherman Act for its actions that restrain trade, that doesn’t mitigate the harm caused, as in the case of the Price Reduction Clause.

  • GSA consolidating 24 award schedules into 1

    For decades the General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedule system has provided a popular way for agencies to acquire commercial goods and services.

  • The danger in GSA’s online marketplaces

    The General Services Administration’s multiple-award schedule contracts generate about $45 billion in annual sales. The challenge will be to build portals, not flea markets.

  • The PRC – Opportunity continues to knock

    GSA’s call for industry input on extending its Acquisition Regulation clauses 552.216-75 is an opportunity to continue increasing efficiency of the MAS program.