Dod Blanket Purchase Agreement

Once A BPA is available, buyers should always look for the competition for purchases over 2500 $US. Buyers can meet this requirement by applying to at least three suppliers to receive offers. Ideal BPA suppliers that are ideally suited for BPA purchases are those who have: (ii) description of the delivery or service purchased; The definition of BPMAs may be determined with the following undertakings: (1) more than one supplier of supplies or services of the same type, in order to ensure maximum viable competition; (2) a single undertaking in which, during a given period, a large number of individual purchases are likely to be made on or below the simplified acquisition threshold; or (3) GSA Federal Supply Schedule contractor (learn more in a future computer series article). Buyers create BPAs without an order request and only after contacting suppliers to take the necessary precautions: (A) The ordering activity must offer each holder of multi-priced BPA a fair opportunity to be considered for any order exceeding the micro-purchase threshold, but not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold, unless one of the exceptions in point 8.405-6 (a) (1) (i) applies. Microaches that do not use the electronic transfer method (EFT) for payment and do not need to be declared (see subsection 4.6). A GSA Schedule BPA is an agreement entered into by a state buyer with a Schedule contractor to meet repetitive needs for supplies or services (FAR 8.405-3). BPAs make it easier for the contractor and buyer to meet recurring needs, taking into account the specific needs of the customer, while taking advantage of the buyer`s full purchasing power by using quantity discounts, saving administrative time and reducing paperwork. BPAs are advantageous for: (ii) orders exceeding the micro-purchase threshold, but which do not exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. (i) orders on or below the micro-purchase threshold. The order activity may place orders on or below the micro-purchase threshold with any BPA holder who can meet the Agency`s requirements. The ordering activity should try to distribute such orders among BPA holders. Purchases that use a government-wide commercial acquisition card as both a purchase and payment mechanism, instead of using the acquisition card only as a method of payment. Labour Standards (former Service Contracts Act) – If the award is subject to labour standards (FAR 22.10), select “Yes”.

If the price is subject to labor standards, but the requirements of FAR 22.10 have not been met, choose “No”. Select “Not applicable” if the dollar threshold is not reached, if the purchase does not include services or if one of the exceptions referred to in point 22.1003-3 or 22.1003-4 applies. Clause FAR 52.222-41 “Labour Standards” – this goes with the Contract Service Laboratory Standards (former Service Contract Act). (iii) The requirement of a disposition for a BPA with a one-time supplement of more than $100 million is in addition to any applicable requirement for a justification limited to 8.405-6. However, the two documents can be combined into a single document. Multiple or Single Award IDV Select the corresponding value from the drop-down menu. If the provider does not appear, click and use other criteria such as the DUNS number or the name “Doing Business As”. . . .