Contracts

Learn About Government Contracting Opportunities

A part of the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA's) mission is to provide resources to help small businesses start, build and grow their companies. One of those resources is to provide assistance on how to sell goods and services to the government, including information on different contracting opportunities within the federal market. This site will [...]

July 17th, 2017|Contracts, Information, Resources, SBA, Small Business|

Know the Different Types of Federal Government Contracts

In order to target the federal government market, a small business should understand the variety and types of government contracts that might be available.  This article provides a list of the most common types of contracts awarded to small and large companies. They range from Sole Source, to Firm-Fixed to Time and Materials contracts, just to [...]

July 12th, 2017|Contracts, Information, Resources, Small Business|

Learn How to Do Business with the DOD

Another federal agency that EnRep tracks for contracting opportunities is the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The DoD's Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) assists small businesses in finding opportunities with the agency and supporting their mission. OSBP's website provides information on the acquisition process and necessary steps to become part of their government contracting or subcontracting [...]

May 17th, 2017|Contracts, DOD, Information, Resources, Small Business|

Expanding Federal Contracting Program Through HUBZones

An expansion of SBA's HUBZone Program is currently underway, allowing more small businesses located in rural communities to participate in federal contracting opportunities. Recently, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, the lead Democrat on the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, introduced the new legislation called Invest in Rural Small Business Act. This act would increase the number of [...]

May 4th, 2017|Contracts, SBA, Small Business|

Learn to Subcontract with the DOT

Some small business owners aren't aware of the many federal government subcontracting opportunities that are available to them in order to sell  their business' goods or services. One of EnRep's goals is to provide as much information as possible to sell to certain federal agencies. One of those agencies is the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).  This site [...]

May 3rd, 2017|Contracts, DOT, Resources|

Learn How to Obtain a Contract with EPA

EnRep frequently provides information to small business owners on how to do business with different federal agencies. Today we focus on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA's awarded contracts are planned and administered by their Office of Acquisitions Management (OAM). This site will help you evaluate EPA's available contracting opportunities. Additionally, it provides the necessary information related to requirements, [...]

Learn How to do Business with the DOE

Often, we track the performance of several federal agencies that provide government contracting opportunities for small businesses. One of these agencies is the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is a division whose goal is to provide maximum acquisition opportunities to small businesses. This site helps to [...]

April 5th, 2017|Contracts, DOE, Resources, Small Business|

Federal Contracting Market Trends

There are a number of unique contracting opportunities for small businesses, especially within the federal market. An increase in available options has brought about an increase in competition.  Therefore, its important that small businesses stay informed of possible changes and trends. This article describes an upsurge in the number of contracting opportunities for businesses in the energy, construction, and service [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Contracts, Information, News, Reports, Small Business|

‘Blacklisting Rule’ Blocked by President

President Trump has signed a resolution to permanently block the 'Blacklisting Rule' that, in part, requires federal contractors to report labor law violations that might have prevented them from obtaining contracts.  Some lawmakers maintain that there is already a system and vetting process in place to do just that. This article further explains the other blacklisting [...]

March 31st, 2017|Contracts, News, Small Business|