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Contract “Bundling” Under the Small Business Act Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction “Bundling” refers to the consolidation of two or more requirements for goods or services previously provided or performed under separate smaller contracts into a solicitation for a single. THE IMPACT OF CONTRACT BUNDLING ON SMALL U.S. VENDORS Paul Murphy* ABSTRACT. The official U.S. government response to small business problems created by contract bundling is ineffective, primarily because the response is based on a very restrictive definition of bundling and inconsistent monitoring of bundling Size: KB. 6 The Impact of Contract Bundling on Small Business FY - FY (Eagle Eye Publishers for the U. S. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy, September ). In Small Business. C. Compliance with the contracting agency’s small business subcontracting plan, including the total dollar value awarded to small business concerns as subcontractors and the total dollar value previously awarded to small business concerns as prime contractors D. Impact of bundling contract .
The objective of this rule is to alleviate the adverse effects of contract bundling and consolidation on small business concerns competing for Federal contracts. This rule Start Printed Page provides a balance between the benefits of bundling and consolidation and the obstacles they create for small businesses. effects on small business. Each year, the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Small In short, contract bundling is a subset of contract consolidation which effectively precludes Federal Procurement Data System, Next Generation (FPDS-NG) reporting limitations. For. To mitigate the effects of bundling on small businesses, it requires agencies to use contractor compliance with subcontracting plans as an evaluation factor for future contract awards and. The number of bundled contracts awarded by federal agencies has reached a year high, hurting small businesses, according to a recent report by the Small Business Administration (SBA). The problem with bundling is that it involves cramming multiple tasks into single contracts in such a way that small businesses cannot submit competitive bids.
quirement is a consolidation that displaces one or more small businesses. Multiple Award Contracts As with consolidations, bundling may take the form of a solicitation for a single contract or for multiple award contracts, which include the following: ¡ Orders placed against an IDIQ contract under a Federal Supply Schedule contract 4 FAR Although the actual number of bundled contracts reported by agencies is small, concerns about the effect of contract bundling on small businesses remain. According to OFPP, the primary goal of its strategy--and the resulting regulatory changes--is to increase small business federal contracting opportunities. Nerenz, T. () Federal Government Procurement Policy Analysis Has Extent and Effect of Contract Bundling on Small Business Been Overstated Doctoral . Impact of Contract Bundling on Small Business Concerns Receipt of Report from U.S. Small Business Administration on Contract Bundling Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Procurement, Taxation, and Tourism of the Committee on Small Business, House of Re.