Businesses that do not market themselves directly to government agencies and neglect to use a customized marketing campaign are wasting their time in government contracting. Plain and simple.
Just because a business is registered in System for Award Management (SAM) does not mean procurement officers are going to start calling your business about available contracts. Procurement Officers only use SAM to make sure businesses are registered, not to find contractors that meet their criteria for contracts. Businesses MUST be proactive when marketing to federal agencies across the nation.
With close to 30 million businesses in American, 80% being small businesses, the amount of businesses that are actually involved in government contracting are pathetic. Right now there are a little over 500,000 businesses currently registered in System for Award Management (SAM). SAM, of course is the required federal database that every contractor must be registered in to be active in government contracting. This means that out of all of the active businesses in the United States only 1.6% are registered to conduct government contracting work. More businesses need to become involved!
US Federal Contractor Registration, the world’s largest third party registration has developed a new marketing solution called the Simplified Acquisition Program that is taking the federal marketplace by storm. Businesses that utilize a Simplified Acquisition Program are more prepared in the field of government contracting.
The Simplified Acquisition Program prepares businesses to win simplified acquisition contracts. Simplified acquisition contracts are government contracts that range in size between $2,500 and $150,000. However, specific industries in procurement can be awarded simplified acquisition contracts that are worth up to $6.5 million.
The Simplified Acquisition Program allows organizations to connect with purchasing officers to receive information about their accessible simplified acquisition contracts and make genuine individual to-individual connections. This is amazingly paramount in light of the fact that most government organizations will not post contracts that range from $2,500 to $25,000 on FedBizOpps(FBO) or an alternate bid board website. Purchasing officers will utilize SMART Pay Cards, blank purchase agreements, and cold hard cash on simplified acquisition contracts. Procurement officers can do this because simplified acquisition contracts require very little paperwork to justify the purchase. All large government contracts that exceed the simplified acquisition threshold must be recorded and documented in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS). Simplified acquisition contracts do not need to be documented in FAPIIS.
US Federal Contractor Registration gives vendors the essential materials to begin winning these accessible simplified acquisition contracts. With the United States Federal Government spending over $400 billion consistently every year, there are endless government contracts that can be won using a US Federal Contractor Registration Simplified Acquisition Program.
The tools give by US Federal Contractor Registration for the Simplified Acquisition Program include:
- System for Award Management (SAM) Registration
- Complete Government Branding Business Plan designed to provide your business with direct access to buyers and prime vendors in your industry. Branding Plan includes a list of contracts (Names/Phone Numbers)
- Customized official government profile added to Government Contracting Search Database
- Relevant Monthly E-mail Bid Notification & Contract Support
- SBA Government Resume Creation
- Website in Standard Federal Government Format
- Branded Domain Name, Web Hosting and Unlimited Updates for a Year
- SEO Setup for Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.
Businesses that would like to enroll into a Simplified Acquisitions Program can call 1(877) 252-2700 Ext 1 to speak with live Acquisition Specialist about marketing their business to the government. If you would like to learn more the Simplified Acquisition Program in more detail please visit http://www.simplifiedacquisitionprogram.org/.