“Joanne Woytek, program manager at NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract, told FCW she expects “a slew” of orders this week, as thousands of federal employees return to work and sift through thousands of emails.”
“It is likely that the next three weeks there will be more action than normal for February as people will want to get as much work done as possible while funding is certain,” she said. “Unlike stereotypes, federal workers in general want to do their jobs and will work hard to do so.”
“The General Services Administration is also prepared to handle additional orders. A GSA official told FCW, however, that the agency isn’t expecting a huge rush, since 75 percent of its agency customers were unaffected by the shutdown. The agency’s…” Read the full article here.
Source: What’s next for procurement after the shutdown? – By Mark Rockwell, January 29, 2019. FCW.