2019 Veterans Wish List Drive

September 19, 2019

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 to the Home to honor…

Notebook for Writing Questions on Bid No Bid Evaluation

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

September 10, 2019

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 you think. The bid/no-bid decision can be complex, so here are four questions to ask…

People comparing notes on a government bid

5 Common Reasons for a Government Bid Loss

September 3, 2019

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 five common reasons for losing bids in the…

Employee Spotlight: Nick Wassenaar

August 27, 2019

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 for a single client…

Our Brilliant Clients

August 14, 2019

Author: Chris McGann, Capture Specialist “Never be the smartest person in the room.” This common phrase might be familiar to you, but at JetCo Solutions, I embrace this saying. Why? Because our clients are the best and brightest. It’s a fact. Working in government business development for multiple clients, I find myself in rooms with…

Employee Spotlight: Megan Gomery

August 6, 2019

This month’s employee spotlight features Megan Gomery, GSA Specialist at JetCo Solutions. Tell me a little bit about what you do at JetCo Solutions. I’m a GSA Specialist, and in my role, I aid in the process of getting a GSA schedule for JetCo Solutions clients. For those who are part of our maintenance program,…

What You Need to Know About the VETS-4212 Annual Submission

August 2, 2019

Author: Vanessa Lansdale, Marketing Specialist What is the VETS-4212 annual submission? The U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)-4212 report is a compliance requirement that must be completed by federal contractors and subcontractors each year. If you have a contract or subcontract of $150,000 or more (the life of the contract) with…

Winning Small in Big Government

July 15, 2019

Author: Chris McGann, Capture Specialist In March of 2019, the President released his budget request for fiscal year 2020 – a record $4.746 trillion. When companies looking to compete in the government space view the federal budget, they often see big dollars signs – and they’re right. The Federal Government is a broad space where…

Employee Spotlight: Paul Costopulos

June 28, 2019

This month, Paul Costopulos joined the JetCo Solutions team as a Research Specialist. In this role, he assists clients by identifying opportunities for them to sell to the government. Paul recently graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in history and a minor in psychology. “History and psychology are research-based disciplines,”…