Federal Acquisition Service
Federal Acquisition Service
FAS serves as the acquisition and procurement arm of the federal government, offering equipment, supplies, telecommunications, and integrated information technology solutions to federal agencies so that the agencies can focus on doing what they do best—serving the public. Since its establishment on May 1, 2007, FAS has demonstrated unrivaled capability to deliver comprehensive products and services across government at the best value possible. In the Southeast Sunbelt Region, there are five FAS business lines (Assisted Acquisition Services, Fleet Management, Network Services, National IT Commodity Program and Personal Property) as well as the Customer Accounts and Research Division and four nationally reporting programs (Supplier Management, Supply Operations, Financial Services Center and Schedule 70). These programs all work together as a team to accomplish our priorities of:
• Delivering Better Value & Savings
• Serving our Partners
• Expanding Opportunities for Small Businesses
• Making a More Sustainable Government
• Leading with Innovation
• Building a Stronger GSA
Assisted Acquisition Services Division
AAS delivers value through acquisition, project management and financial management excellence. AAS works with agency program, financial, contracting and legal counsel to ensure requirements are met on time, within budget, at reduced risk resulting in best-value solutions. Customized services are scalable and available when and where agencies need them.
Fleet Services Division
GSA Fleet is a full-service, professional fleet management organization providing quality vehicles to federal customers. GSA Fleet's comprehensive leasing program provides customers with vehicle management support for the life cycle of the vehicle. GSA Fleet is dedicated to bringing customers innovative products and services as well as developing some online tools to support your vehicle needs and fleet management requirements.
Personal Property Management
In accordance with the Federal Management Regulations, GSA can assist federal agencies with the disposition of excess personal property. This requires the agency to submit their information to GSA, within a reasonable timeframe, for mandatory utilization and donation screening.
National IT Commodity Program
FAS, Integrated Technology Services launched the National Information Technology Commodity Program (NITCP) in 2011. The program's mission is to procure IT commodities and ancillary (integral and related) services for customers located nationwide using innovative solutions. The program offers innovative ordering end-to-end solutions for IT commodities for federal, state, and local government customers nationwide.
Network Services Division (NSD)
GSA Federal Acquisition Service awarded the GSA Region 4 Integrated Telecommunications Services (GRITS II) contract effective 1 April 2013, which enables Federal agencies to realize significant savings off tariff rates for local telecommunication services. The discounted negotiated rates are better than those offered by previous contracts.
GRITS II Telecommunications Services Contract
Orders for local telecommunication services must originate within the boundaries of Region 4 in Georgia, South Carolina, Florida , North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi but may terminate anywhere in the Continental United States.
GRITS II Features:
Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), multiple-award, fixed price, performance-based contract with an Economic Price Adjustment.
Wide Range of Services: Voice, Data, Video, Converged Services, and Other Wired Telecommunication Services (within NAICS code 517110)
• Integrated solutions can be implemented allowing seamless connectivity for agency voice, data, and video.
• Competed Prices. Significant savings through discounted negotiated prices, which may provide up to 67% savings off tariff rates.
• Technologies through OC 192 SONET available in addition to voice services.
• New Direct Order, Direct Bill (DODB)– this feature includes a 5% user fee. Contracting Officers receive a delegation of authority for DODB and issue Request for Quotes (RFQs) using GSA eBuy.
• GSA Assisted Ordering and Billing – GSA partners with customers to:
o Define requirements, identify solutions, order services.
o Manages provision of services, manages billing operations.