USFCR Blog

Effectively Presenting Your Company At Industry Events

Aug 5, 2022 8:43:00 AM / by USFCR posted in Guides

When it comes to business events, conferences, and trade shows are fantastic for any organization. Whether hosting a virtual event or joining one yourself, you want to put your best foot forward. They’re some of the best places to expose people to what your brand truly is.

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Meet Us Monday: Adam Ince - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Jun 27, 2022 7:28:00 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Adam Ince joined the USFCR family in 2021. Since then he has become USFCR's Registration & Contracting Specialist Rookie of the Year and the #1 in Business Development.  His clients can count on his reliability and determination to see everyone he works with succeed.

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Top 14+ NAICS Codes for Disaster Relief

Jun 24, 2022 12:13:00 AM / by Susan Spenader

As of June 1, hurricane season is upon us again. Every year the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) projects that there will be more and more hurricanes. 

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What is the Federal Fiscal Calendar?

Jun 10, 2022 8:33:00 AM / by Susan Spenader posted in Guides

As a federal contractor or an aspiring one, you have probably heard the words “Federal Fiscal Calendar” floating around. You may be wondering why this matters to you, or what real effects it has on contractors. 

Utilizing our over ten years of experience, we’ll break down why you should care about the federal fiscal calendar and how it will affect your business as a contractor.

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Meet Us Monday: Stephanie Desautels - Registration & Contracting Specialist

May 23, 2022 7:30:00 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2021, Stephanie Desautels has been applying her knowledge in account management and operational strategy development to help businesses excel in the federal marketplace. Her clients can always rely on her friendly and open personality in every interaction.

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7 Things Not to Do When Writing Your Capabilities Statement

May 9, 2022 8:03:00 AM / by Susan Spenader posted in Guides

Imagine you are running your own business. 

You’re working 50-60+ hours a week, managing a team, developing a customer base, and now you are trying to get into the federal marketplace. 

You find out that anyone looking to solicit government contracts will need a capabilities statement. A one- or two-page document that provides a basic outline of your company and shows why you are capable of solving their problems. 

Does this sound familiar? 

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Unique Entity ID (UEI) Replaces DUNS Number [+Video]

Apr 21, 2022 2:15:00 PM / by Susan Spenader posted in News

As of April 4, 2022, SAM.gov has replaced the DUNS number with the Unique Entity ID (UEI) as their primary means of entity identification for Federal awards government-wide. This change has been made in order to streamline the entity identification and validation process, and to no longer rely on a third-party website to issue the identifying number.

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Affirmative Action Plans for Federal Contracts [+Video]

Feb 28, 2022 3:04:05 PM / by Christie Jackson

New Web Portal Now Open

It is a new year, and it brings with it new requirements and procedures for Federal Contractors. The DOL/OFCCP have a renewed focus on compliance with Affirmative Action Plans and here are some of the high-level details.  

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6 Tips For Getting Started in Federal Contracting in 2021

Apr 23, 2021 10:35:04 AM / by Hayden Johnson

Federal contracting is an excellent way for businesses to open up a new stream of revenue. That's because as a customer, the federal government is one who: 

  • Actively looks to work with small businesses
  • Is guaranteed to have the funds to pay you
  • Spends more in times of recession
  • Wants to build longterm working relationships with reliable vendors

So how do you even approach working with the largest buyer of goods and services in the world? 

That's what this blog post is going to cover. 

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New Buy American Executive Order Signed

Jan 26, 2021 10:33:09 AM / by Hayden Johnson

On Monday, January 25, 2021, the White House signed an executive order to strengthen Buy American provisions, that will affect all federal contractors. 

So what does that mean for your business?

That's what we're going to answer in this blog post.

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