Federal Supply Schedule Contractors may use "Contractor Team Arrangements" (see FAR 9.6) to provide solutions when responding to a customer agency requirements.

THESE TEAM ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE INCLUDED UNDER A BLANKET PURCHASE AGREEMENT (BPA). BPAS ARE PERMITTED UNDER ALL FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULE CONTRACTS.

Orders under a Team Arrangement are subject to terms and conditions or the Federal Supply Schedule Contract.

Participation in a Team Arrangement is limited to Federal Supply Schedule Contractors.

Customers should refer to FAR 9.6 for specific details on Team Arrangements.

Here is a general outline on how it works:

  • The customer identifies their requirements.
  • Federal Supply Schedule Contractors may individually meet the customers needs, or -
  • Federal Supply Schedule Contractors may individually submit a Schedules "Team Solution" to meet the customer's requirement.
  • Customers make a best value selection.