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Federal Contracting Answer Book, 3rd Edition by Terrence M. O'Connor

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GSA SCHEDULE CONTRACTS

Putting together an acquisition for a government agency to procure goods and services is an expensive proposition. There are costs associated with developing the requirements, obtaining approval, conducting market research, developing the solicitations, evaluating proposals, conducting after-submission activities, and making a contract award. Upon award, the government agency must maintain the contract, negotiate modifications, and expend effort to close down the contract.

Even after going through this process, a government agency cannot be sure that it has obtained a competitive price similar to that obtained ...

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