“The General Services administration has begun the process of altering current contracts under its Multiple Award Schedule program, as part of its ongoing initiative to take the 24 different schedules currently existing under the program and merge them into one, unified schedule.”
“The agency announced Jan. 31 that current schedule holders will receive notice of a ‘mass mod’ to their contracts in the coming months, which will align their terms and conditions with the new, consolidated Multiple Award Schedule.”
“’We are planning for a smooth transition and federal agencies should experience no disruption to their purchasing practices during the mass mod,’ said Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Julie Dunne in a news release…”
“The consolidation initiative, which aims to simplify purchasing under the Multiple Award program, is planned for three parts: create a new contract vehicle for all future acquisitions; bring current contract holders onto that new vehicle; and consolidate for businesses that have multiple contracts across different schedules…” Read the full article here.
Source: GSA moves into phase two of its massive contract merger – By Jessie Bur, January 31, 2020. Federal Times.