The implementation of EPS-BPA can be implemented with: (1) more than one supplier of similar supplies or services, in order to ensure maximum and feasible competition; (2) a single business in which a large number of individual purchases are likely to be made over a period of time, occasionally or below the simplified acquisition threshold; or (3) GSA Federal Supply Schedule supplier (for more information, see a future it series article). Buyers prepare the BPAs without requesting an order and only after contacting suppliers, in order to make the necessary arrangements regarding: A. The order activity must provide any multiple BPA premium holder with a fair opportunity to be considered for each order exceeding the micro-purchase threshold, but not to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold, unless one of the exceptions covered in point 8.405-6 (a)1) (i) (ii) description of the acquired supply or service does not apply; (i) orders placed below or below the micro-purchase purchase threshold. The ordering activity may place orders with or below the micro-purchase threshold with any BPA holder who is able to meet the Agency`s requirements. The ordering business should endeavour to distribute these orders among EPS holders. (ii) markets that exceed the micro-purchase acquisition threshold, but do not exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. What is a lump sum sales contract? BPA contracts define a path of communication between the customer, the client and the potential supplier for future use. After setting up, you can expect a quick turn when delivering without a minimum purchase requirement. Once a BPA is in place, buyers should always seek competition for purchases over $2500.
Buyers can meet this requirement by contacting at least three borrowers to receive offers. The ideal BPA suppliers for BPA purchases are those that have: (b) competitive procedure for setting up a BPA. This paragraph applies to the introduction of EPS in addition to the instructions in paragraph (a. (ii) EPS remains the best (see paragraph 8.404 (d)); and, on the other hand, ordering activities may take into account socio-economic status when contractors end up for expensive processing or for the award of a contract or BPA. The order should include at least one small business, a long-standing small business, a veterans with disabilities business, a small hubZone business, small female businesses or disadvantaged small businesses (FAR 8.405-5).