Step 1:

Agency/Program develops SOW ensuring the requirement fits within the scope of the BPA SOW and SIN(s) reviewed. Task Order (TO) Type can be T&M, Firm-Fixed-Price or Labor Hour.

The ordering activity may include agency specific regulations and terms and conditions in the TO that do not conflict with the GSA FSS contract or the BPA terms and conditions.

Step 2:

The ordering activity shall ensure all internal reviews (e.g. legal review) as required by agency activity policies have been completed.

Step 3:

Ensure fair opportunity. The suggested method for issuing the Task Order (TO) Request for Quote (RFQ) to is to utilize GSA e-buy ( reference FAR 8.402(d)).

Step 4:

Agency/Program receives proposals from among BPA holders, selects the winner and awards the task order.

Step 5:

The ordering activity shall be responsible for administering the resulting TO.