As part of its Federal Marketplace strategy, The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will soon consolidate the current 24 schedules into one single mega schedule. Consolidation is planned to occur through a Mass Modification (Mass Mod) for most vendors but could involve more if a company has more than one schedule.
The 24 schedules that will be consolidated include the following:
- 738 X Human Capital Management and Administrative Support Services
- 76 Publication Media
- 67 Cameras, Photographic Printers and Related Supplies and Services
- 75 Office Products/Supplies and Services and New Products/Technology
- 81 I B Packing and Packaging Supplies and Services
- 71 II K Comprehensive Furniture Management Services (CFMS)
- 78 Sports, Promotional, Outdoor, Recreation Trophies and Signs (SPORTS)
- 58 I Professional Audio/Video, Telemetry/Tracking, Recording, Reproducing, and Signal Data Solutions
- 36 Office, Imaging and Document Solution
- 71 Furniture
- 72 Furnishings and Floor Coverings
- 03FAC Facilities Maintenance and Management
- 51 V Hardware Superstore
- 66 Scientific Equipment and Services
- 56 Building and Building Materials / Industrial Services and Supplies
- 84 Total Solutions for Law Enforcement, Security, Facilities Management, Fire, Rescue, Clothing, Marine Craft and Emergency/Disaster Response
- 73 Food Service, Hospitality, Cleaning, Equipment and Supplies, Chemicals and Services
- 736 Temporary Administrative and Professional Staffing Services
- 48 Transportation, Delivery and Relocation Solutions
- 70 General Purpose Commercial Information Technology Equipment, Software and Services
- 00CORP The Professional Services Schedule
- 23 V Automotive Superstore
- 751 Leasing of Automobiles and Light Trucks
- 599 Travel Services Solutions
VA schedules are not part of the current consolidation plan.
As part of the consolidation plan, existing schedules will be shut down for new offers on October 1, 2019 and new offerors will be directed to the new consolidated solicitation. With the consolidation, GSA is also reorganizing its SIN structure to make it easier for agencies to find the right contractors to meet their needs. Previously, agencies struggled to locate the right vendor for the job given the wide overlap between SINs and schedules.
Contractors with one schedule contract will receive a MASS/Refresh Modification that will effectively move their schedule contract over to the new consolidated schedule platform. Contractors will keep their current schedule contract number and period of performance.
Contractors with two or more schedules will work with their contracting officer to make the switch as only one contract number and period of performance can be used for the consolidated contract. A contractor with two or more schedules must be careful to consider the impact of such a move including the impact on existing task orders and Blanket Purchase Agreements in particular.
One positive outcome of the consolidation is that contractors will be able to modify their schedules to add additional SINs that would have previously required obtaining a whole new schedule. All contractors should review the consolidated solicitation once released to see if other opportunities exist under the new SINs that were previously not available under their own schedule.
To help federal buyers understand the transition, GSA released an impact fact sheet for buyers on August 9, 2019. If questions arise, contractors can provide a copy of the fact sheet to their customers to lessen any concerns they may have. A copy of GSA’s Customer Fact Sheet is available here.
If you need help understanding how the planned consolidation will impact your company, please contact C. Kelly Kroll.