The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) establishes long-term government-wide contracts with commercial firms to provide access to millions of commercial products and services at volume discount pricing. Online access to contract information, terms and conditions, up-to-date pricing, and the option to create an electronic delivery order are available through the through the GSAAdvantage! online shopping and ordering system, a menu-driven database system.
GSA Schedules offer several features and advantages such as:
- Price Reductions
- Flexibility and Choice
- Small Business Utilization
- Blanket Purchase Agreements
- Contractor Team Arrangements
- Shorter Lead Time
By placing an order against a GSA Schedule contract, the ordering office has concluded that the order represents the best value and results to meet the government's needs.