Routt County Wins GovSpend Procurement Award, Saves $6,500 On IT

Routt County, CO — Each quarter, the GovSpend Procurement Award recognizes government agencies who go above and beyond to save time and money, while improving procurement as a whole, through the utilization of smart public purchasing solutions. The last award [...]

Routt County Wins GovSpend Procurement Award, Saves $6,500 On IT2020-02-06T11:47:54-05:00

Piggybacking Saves $50K, Earns Housing Authority First Ever Procurement Award

GovSpend announced the winner of its first procurement award on February 2, 2018. This honor was awarded to Joe Ruggiero, Director of Capital Improvements at the Housing Authority of Monroe County, PA, for saving $50,000 dollars. This was fantastic and [...]

Piggybacking Saves $50K, Earns Housing Authority First Ever Procurement Award2020-02-06T11:50:10-05:00

A Spike in Bulletproof Vests… But They’re Not for Cops

While digging through GovSpend's database, we discovered an interesting trend: More counties are purchasing bulletproof vests. What makes this so interesting? They’re not for the police force; they’re for the EMT/EMS responders. Why do EMTs need bulletproof vests? In theory, [...]

A Spike in Bulletproof Vests… But They’re Not for Cops2020-02-06T11:52:35-05:00

Trying to Win Government Business? You’re Doing It All Wrong.

If you are trying to win a portion of the $7 trillion spent each year by U.S. governmental agencies by responding to bids or requests for proposals (RFPs), you’re missing out on an entire sector of opportunities. Agencies utilize such [...]

Trying to Win Government Business? You’re Doing It All Wrong.2020-02-06T11:53:30-05:00

GovSales Tip: Contracting with Local Government

When competing for government contracts, small businesses and entrepreneurs often start with their own local government systems. Generally speaking, these smaller offices lead to more manageable contract opportunities than the federal pool. With less red-tape and simpler rules, procurement processes [...]

GovSales Tip: Contracting with Local Government2020-02-06T11:58:57-05:00

GovSales Tip: Contracting with the Department of Defense

We've mentioned before that the federal government has special programs to ensure a percentage of their funds are spent with small, minority-owned businesses... but did you know that the Department of Defense (DoD) has its own Office of Small Business [...]

GovSales Tip: Contracting with the Department of Defense2020-02-06T11:57:49-05:00