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First Steps to Government Contracting

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

For some time now contractors have had to constantly search throughout the internet to track down information on government contracting. This would require most businesses to jump from source to source to find exactly what they are looking for. Well now...

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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

System for Award Management

SAM = System for Award Management (replaced CCR & ORCA) sam.gov DUNS = Dun & Bradstreet (Business code/credit rating) CAGE = Commercial and Government Entity Code (SAM registration & CAGE are what the government uses to pay your business) NCAGE =NATO Commercial...

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D&C Freight Logistics LLC is Awarded a Major Five Year Government Contract Thanks to US Federal Contractor Registration

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

“US Federal Contractor Registration sets your business up for success in government contracting,” stated Dinisio Gilbert,Verified Vendor and Owner ofD&C Freight Logistics LLC. “Having US Federal Contractor Registration perform my government registration was a no brainer considering how well educated...

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Understanding the Verification Process for the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program (SDVOSBC)

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

In 1999, Congress passed Public Law 106-50, which established the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act. goal was to generate 3% of the total value of all prime contracts and subcontract awards to be set-aside for owned and controlled...

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Can Your Business Survive Another Recession?

Economists are predicting that a "Double-Dip" recession is now imminent in the next quarter, if it hasn't already begun.  Businesses that barely scraped by during the last recession will need to create new revenue streams in order to survive a...

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Why Did I Lose My Bid?

There are many reasons why a vendor may lose a bid for a Federal contract.  Learning why you were not awarded the contract can help your business win future bids, but often a losing bid can be attributed to one...

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How to Search for Subcontracting Opportunities

For small businesses not quite ready or capable of performing as a prime contractor, subcontracts can be an excellent way to break into the Federal contracting market.  While searching for subcontracting opportunities is in some ways similar to searching for...

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What is Subcontracting?

Government contracting can prove to be an excellent vehicle for growth for many struggling businesses.  However, for some small businesses or inexperienced vendors, prime contracting may be a difficult goal to reach.  Either due to the scope of the contracts...

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Government Contracting Tips – Using Recovery.gov to Find Opportunities

Recovery.gov is the United States Government's official website used to track and report data related to Recovery Act spending.  However, as reported in the Recovery Blog, the site is also require to provide leads to potential job opportunities "to the...

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