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The US Government Procurement Cycle

The US Government Procurement Cycle

Your process within the procurement cycle as a US Government Contractor. From macro to micro:

  1. There is a need: The user or the US Government agency has a need. Take into account the opportunity it represents for you, that 70% of all contracts are restarted at the end of the procurement cycle.
  2. The US Government develops a budget to define the funds required to meet that need.
  3. Federal government establishes a procurement forecast, where dates are tentatively scheduled.
  4. Market analysis is performed. At this stage, the government begins formulating its acquisition forecast. This is where sole source contracts, contracting vehicles and set aside contracts for specific categories, such as HUBZone, women-owned or veteran-owned, etc. are determined.
  5. The US Government conducts the bidding process.
  6. The US Government accepts the proposals from contractors.
  7. The US Government sets up contracts.
  8. The US Government implements the project, delivery of service or contracted product.
  9. The US Government ensures compliance with the terms, conditions and regulations.
  10. The US Government closes the project.

The US Government Procurement Cycle

The US Government Procurement Cycle

Your process within the procurement cycle as a US Government Contractor. From macro to micro:

  1. There is a need: The user or the US Government agency has a need. Take into account the opportunity it represents for you, that 70% of all contracts are restarted at the end of the procurement cycle.
  2. The US Government develops a budget to define the funds required to meet that need.
  3. Federal government establishes a procurement forecast, where dates are tentatively scheduled.
  4. Market analysis is performed. At this stage, the government begins formulating its acquisition forecast. This is where sole source contracts, contracting vehicles and set aside contracts for specific categories, such as HUBZone, women-owned or veteran-owned, etc. are determined.
  5. The US Government conducts the bidding process.
  6. The US Government accepts the proposals from contractors.
  7. The US Government sets up contracts.
  8. The US Government implements the project, delivery of service or contracted product.
  9. The US Government ensures compliance with the terms, conditions and regulations.
  10. The US Government closes the project.
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