SGBC Group Assists in Obtaining Government Sales, Compliance & GSA Schedules

Proposal Support

The SGBC Group offers its clients a vast array of proposal support. The proposal development process can be very involved and consists of a variety of events and processes prior to submitting the actual technical and cost proposal to the Federal Government.

Registration

Those companies that are new to doing business with the Federal Government (or who have not done work with them in a while) will need to be processed into the system. The procedure can be tedious but our experienced proposal support team members are very proficient and experienced with the process and can be very valuable in getting these tasks accomplished in a timely fashion. This includes obtainment of Dun and Bradstreet number (DUNS); Central Contractor Registration (CCR); and completion of Online Representations and Certifications (ORCA).

Locating Solicitations to Bid

It is a requirement of the Federal Government that all services and products procurements estimated to cost $25K or more must be published and provided to the public. FedBizOpps is the single Federal Government point-of-entry for announcements of these procurements. Federal government buyers are able to publicize their business opportunities by posting information directly to FedBizOpps via the Internet. Through this one portal, commercial vendors seeking Federal markets for their products and services can search, monitor and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.

Because the FedBizOpps site is vast and complex, SGBC Group offers its customers the service of daily searches specific to your capabilities to locate Requests For Proposals (RFPs), Requests For Information (RFIs), Request For Quotes (RFQs), Pre-Solicitations, and Sources Sought Notices. We ensure that no interest is overlooked that would result in a missed opportunity

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Partnering and Teaming Arrangements

Sometimes doing business with the Federal Government requires more than one contractor’s expertise to fulfill the procurement needs. This requires companies to join forces in order to compete for the work.

The relationship(s) can either be a partnering arrangement by which two or more companies come together to work on a specific type of work as a unit on all Federal Government procurements or they can team together on a specific procurement only.

Either way, these relationships must be brought together and bound by a legal agreement. The most common agreements used in performance of Federal Government contracts are listed below. Our team of experts has developed templates for each document that they can easily tailor for clients needs.

• Teaming Agreement
• Partnering Agreement
• Letter of Intent
• Non-Disclosure Agreement


Technical and Cost Proposal Preparation

Of all the processes and events that take place in doing business with the Federal Government, the most important is preparing a quality Proposal Submission. This event takes considerable experience and talent to ensure you provide the Government with a response that addresses and conforms to each and every requirement, sells your company as the best, proposes a fair and reasonable price and warrants a win. It has to be an A+ Response every time!

The SGBC Group has developed and follows a 12 Twelve Step Proposal Preparation Process, which takes into account both the technical and cost portions of the proposal. Our cost and pricing experts know what is involved in pricing a proposal, including breaking down costs, appropriate fee percentages, building overhead and G&A rates, and overall strategy for providing the Government with a winning price.


Contract Negotiations

Contract negotiations are quite standard and can often be overwhelming to inexperienced contractor without proper guidance. The SGBC Group offers its services to assist with the negotiation process and ensure you come out of the deal with a newly awarded contract that is fair and reasonable to both parties.


Bid Protest

A bid protest is a written objection filed by an interested party, defined as someone whose interests are being or about to be harmed by a procurement procedure or award of an agency of the Federal Government. These protests can either be pre-award or post-award.

Unfortunately, there may be the time where a contractor believes that their bid for a Federal Contract has been, or is about to be, unfairly denied. Our team of experts is experienced in the Bid Protest Process and can properly analyze the situation to provide appropriate guidance. A contractor must know his rights under the Bid Protest as well as the process to file. The Federal Government does not take the Bid Protest lightly and if you plan to go this route, it is best to have experienced representation to layout your basis of protest and assist in filing it with the Federal government.

 








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