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Tips for Veteran Entrepreneurs – Straight from a Veteran Small Business Owner

November 7, 2019

Tips for Veteran Entrepreneurs – Straight from a Veteran Small Business Owner Being a veteran entrepreneur is not an easy task. Take it from us. JetCo Solutions was founded by Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Jon Tellier, who has his fair share of stories when it comes to the upbringing of the company. However, when starting your…

Employee Spotlight: Chris McGann

October 23, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Chris McGann Chris McGann, Capture Specialist This month’s employee spotlight features Chris McGann, Capture Specialist at JetCo Solutions. Tell me a little bit about what you do at JetCo Solutions. Capture is the Government business development arm for our clients. In my role as Capture Specialist, I work to forge relationships with government…

3 Tips for Government Contracting Success

October 15, 2019

3 Tips for Government Contracting Success This article was first written for the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM). You can find the original article on the SBAM website. In March of 2019, the President released his budget request for the fiscal year 2020 – a record $4.746 trillion. Competing in the government space can…

6 Common Reasons for GSA Schedule Rejection

October 8, 2019

6 Common Reasons for GSA Schedule Rejection Determining if you need a GSA Schedule can be complex, and obtaining one can be even more complicated. In fact, almost half of all GSA eOffer submissions are rejected. Understanding why GSA Schedules are rejected is the first step in avoiding rejection. So, here are six common reasons…

Everything You Need to Know About the GSA MAS Consolidation

September 23, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About the GSA MAS Consolidation The GSA MAS Consolidation happens on October 1, 2019 and will dramatically change the 24 schedules into 1. Not acting after these changes could mean non-compliance, resulting in loss of sales. Are you prepared? We’re here to outline everything you need to know about the…

2019 Veterans Wish List Drive

September 19, 2019

2019 Veterans Wish List Drive This year, JetCo Solutions, along with several other West Michigan organizations, are teaming up to assist veterans in the community. Between Sept. 27 and Nov. 10, items of daily necessity will be gathered to benefit the residents of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. These items will then be delivered…

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The Bid/No-Bid Decision Process – 4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Bid Decision

September 10, 2019

The Bid/No-Bid Decision Process – 4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Bid Decision You’ve decided you want to sell to the government, and you have the resources in place to make that happen. Now, you must determine which opportunities you want to bid on – but it might not be as easy as…

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5 Common Reasons for a Government Bid Loss

September 3, 2019

5 Common Reasons for a Government Bid Loss If you’re new to government contracting or have experienced a bid loss, you might be asking yourself, “Why did I lose my bid?” Government contracting can be complex. Even with the right talent and resources, there are a variety of reasons your bid might lose. Here are…

Employee Spotlight: Nick Wassenaar

August 27, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Nick Wassenaar Nick Wassenaar recently joined the JetCo Solutions team as a Research Specialist. We sat down with him to gain a deeper understanding about his role within the JetCo Solutions team. Tell me a little bit about what you currently do at JetCo Solutions. Most of my day consists of discovering opportunities…