Be Mindful of Your Ps and Qs

Anyone who has tried engaging in business with the government has probably been confused over the copious use of acronyms. Fortunately, JetCo Solutions has learned this language so that our clients don’t have to. However, it’s essential for companies in the world of government contracting to understand the distinction between RFQ, RFP, and RFI.

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5 Tips to Prepare for the Q4 Government Spending Spree

The government fiscal fourth quarter (Q4) is rapidly approaching, meaning the busiest time of the year will soon be upon government contractors. Between July 1 and September 30, federal agencies scramble to spend what’s left in their budget, in fear that their budget will be lowered the following year if there is excess money.

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How to Complete Phase 2 of the MAS Consolidation for GSA

The General Services Administration (GSA) is currently in phase two of its Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) consolidation. The MAS program allows contractors direct access to opportunities not available on the open market. It was created to streamline government purchasing of commercial products and services to leverage the buying power of the federal government in the process.

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The Competitive Edge

When companies hire our team, they typically aren’t choosing between us and another consulting firm like ours. Instead, they are usually deciding to outsource for the first time, after having written their own bid responses and handled their own government capture in-house. These companies ask great questions to vet our team and our process, and we like these discussions.

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Case Study: Temporary Wall Manufacturing Company

A temporary wall manufacturing and installation company came to JetCo Solutions after struggling to understand the GSA submission process on their own. Through careful vetting, this company decided on hiring us due to the breadth of our GSA services, their confidence in our government experience, and our Michigan-based location.

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Prepare Before the Storm

It was the summer of 1985 and I was officially in the Army as a cadet at the Military Academy in New York. My battle buddy and I put our shelter halves together and made a tent for the evening bivouac. Rain was to be expected, but we got distracted and put our efforts elsewhere. Around 3 a.m., our encampment filled with water, and our equipment was soaked because we had not dug our trenches…

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3 Tips to Prevent GSA Schedule Contract Cancellation

Are you in jeopardy of losing your GSA Schedule contract due to low sales? If so, GSA doesn’t necessarily want to cancel your contract. They understand that there are several reasons as to why you might have low sales. That’s why it’s important to take the time to put together a government sales plan.

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