What are the exceptions to CICA?

What are the exceptions to CICA?

There are exceptions to CICA’s competitive rules and mandates. The CICA does not apply to: Orders placed under single-award requirement contracts or definite-quantity contracts. Orders placed under single-award indefinite-quantity contracts that were entered into pursuant to the provisions of CICA.

What is a single source award?

How Are Sole Sources Awarded? Sole source awards can be made to vendors when one or more of three criteria are met. The item/service is available only from one source (Brand Name Justification). The public exigency or emergency for the requirement will not permit a delay resulting from competitive solicitation.

Is a J&A required for 8 a sole source?

Under the amended DFARS Part 206.303-1, a formal J&A is not required for an 8(a) program sole-source award unless that award exceeds $100 million.

What are the three levels of competition FAR?

There are three possible levels of competition in the acquisition process. (1) Full and Open Competition, FAR Subpart 6.1; (2) Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources, FAR Subpart 6.2; and (3) Other Than Full and Open Competition, FAR Subpart 6.3.

What is the difference between sole sourcing and single sourcing?

In purchasing sole sourcing take place when only one supplier for the required item is available, whereas with single sourcing a particular supplier is purposefully chosen by the buying organisation, even when other suppliers are available (Larson and Kulchitsky, 1998; Van Weele, 2010).

How do you justify a sole source contract?

How do I justify a sole source?

  1. One of a Kind. Necessity of propriety item which must be compatible with existing equipment or systems and which is available only from the original manufacturer.
  2. Emergency. only allowable in rare circumstances.
  3. Awarding Agency Approval.
  4. No Competition: (Grant funds only)

How do you bid and win a government contract?

How do you bid on a government contract successfully?

  1. Fulfill the requirements to be a government contractor.
  2. Perform a market research.
  3. Be selective in bidding for federal contracts.
  4. Carefully review the RFP document.
  5. Strictly follow the instructions stated in the RFP.
  6. Create an outline for your government contract proposal.