by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English
|LC Classifications||KF27 .S67 1993c|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 74 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||74|
|LC Control Number||94161307|
OUSD(I) has three different contracts for sign language support. The contract values are $K, $K, and $1M, respectively. The incumbent contract’s business sizes include two smalls and one other than small. The agency has determined that it would be more efficient and cost effective to have one contract. cies are combining small contracts into large contracts. The Office of Advocacy has released a new study, The Impact of Contract Bundling on Small Business: FY FY The study, produced under contract by Paul Murphy of Eagle Eye Publishers, attempts to clarify trends in contract bundling and whether small firms are being adversely affected. May 27, · Although the actual number of bundled contracts reported by agencies is small, concerns about the effect of contract bundling on small businesses remain. According to OFPP, the primary goal of its strategy--and the resulting regulatory changes--is to increase small business federal contracting opportunities. The official U.S. government response to small business problems created by contract bundling is ineffective, primarily because the response is based on a very restrictive definition of bundling and inconsistent monitoring of bundling trends. This is no mere semantic debate.
contract bundling and a decline in small business opportunities. 8 GAO concluded in that “ small businesses received a higher share in fiscal year of expenditures in new contracts for most categories of goods and services than they did in fiscal year ” (Small Business: Trends in Federal. requirements that precludes small business participation in procurements as prime contractors.” CONSOLIDATION VERSUS BUNDLING In short, contract bundling is a subset of contract consolidation which effectively precludes participation by small business because small businesses cannot perform the contract. The objective of this proposed rule is to alleviate the adverse effects of contract bundling and consolidation on small business concerns competing for Federal contracts. This rule provides a balance between the benefits of bundling and consolidation and the obstacles they create for small businesses. Nov 18, · Importantly, though, the definition of “separate smaller contract” is “a contract that has been performed by 1 or more small business concerns or was suitable for award to 1 or more small business concerns.” In Star’s case, this definition proved fatal to its protest.
Mitigate the effects of contract bundling by facilitating the development of small business teams and joint ventures. Identify best practices for maximizing small business opportunities. Dedicate agency Offices of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBUs) to the President's Small Business . The objective of this rule is to alleviate the adverse effects of contract bundling and consolidation on small business concerns competing for Federal contracts. This rule Start Printed Page provides a balance between the benefits of bundling and consolidation and the obstacles they create for small . Excerpt from Federal Contract Bundling: How Can Small Business Compete?: Hearing Before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, Washington, DC, October 11, We have been unable to get assurances from gsa that the rebate percentage will not kilicforklift.com: The authors of this report discuss recent legislation designed to protect small businesses by ensuring that bundling occurs only when it is likely to generate measurably substantial increases in performance or reductions in cost to the federal kilicforklift.com: Laura H. Baldwin, Frank Camm, Nancy Young Moore.