VA and GSA Working Together
a Unique Partnership
Companies with a schedule to sell to the
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have a very unique opportunity to broaden
Federal buyer's access to their goods and services. In a unique partnership
between VA and the General Services Administration (GSA), an agreement
was made whereby VA schedule holders can participate in GSA Advantage!,
the Federal Government's largest on line procurement program without having
to obtain a GSA schedule!
Until that partnership was made, only companies
holding a GSA schedule were able to participate in GSA Advantage!,
showcasing their goods and services for all Federal Government buyers to
see. Now, VA vendors can benefit from this program and stand to increase
their sales through greater visibility and ease of purchasing by the Federal
The Department of Veterans Affairs has
directed all of their purchasing offices to visit GSA Advantage!
for their procurement needs. Although participation in GSA Advantage!
is not mandatory for VA schedule holders, VA strongly recommends that schedule
holders take advantage of this unique opportunity. Not only will
your products and services be accessible by VA procurement officials, but
all Federal Government buyers will be able to purchase from you directly.
ECSI has over five years of experience
in supporting vendors toward participation in GSA Advantage! and
other on line procurement programs. As specialists in creating and
submitting electronic catalogs to
GSA Advantage!, ECSI can help you
take advantage of this opportunity economically and efficiently.
Once you have obtained a contract to do business with the Department of
Veteran's Affairs, ECSI will create, submit and maintain your electronic
catalogs toward participation in GSA
Advantage!. With ECSI's
comprehensive support services, you will be free to manage your increased
In order to learn more about GSA Advantage!
and this unique opportunity, you can visit the GSA Advantage! web
site at www.gsaadvantage.gov.
Or, give us a call directly at 703-327-6597.
We look forward to the opportunity to assist
you with all of your Federal Electronic Commerce needs!