Video: How Our Vendor Management Program Works

Mar 4, 2020 12:29:47 PM / by USFCR

Video: How Our Vendor Management Program Works

Are you a prime contractor looking for subs? Not sure that they are in compliance for federal contracting? Then check out the Vendor Management & Compliance Program from US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) by watching the video below.

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USFCR’s Vendor Management & Compliance Program (VMP) ensures that all your subcontractors are compliant and registered in the System for Award Management (SAM).

What exactly does it mean to be SAM compliant?

There are two ways to answer this question.

Small Business Concerns

Small business concerns must be registered properly in the System for Award Management (SAM). In addition, if applicable, businesses must be certified properly for the following set-asides:

  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)
  • HUBZone Certified Small Business (Historically Underutilized Business Zone)
  • 8(a) Certified Small Business (Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Business)

Other Than Small Business Concerns (OSBC)

OSBCs, known in lay terms as large businesses, must subcontract to compliant vendors who are also properly certified for set-asides if applicable. When subcontractors are not compliant, the primes that utilize them are not either.

An improperly managed vendor network can lead to costly fines from failed federal audits.

Who can benefit from The Vendor Management and Compliance Program (VMP)?

Small businesses can ensure that as their networks grow, they update their Vendor Management list in the Advanced Procurement Portal (APP). This will help businesses partner and team with compliant vendors.

At an enterprise level, VMP provides OSBCs with an onboarding process for their entire networks. USFCR case managers will ensure that every vendor, subcontractor, branch, or subsidiary in the business's network is SAM-compliant.

Get in touch with a USFCR representative about Vendor Management and Compliance now. 

To speak with a Registration and Contracting Specialist, Call: (866) 216-5343

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US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is the largest and most trusted full-service Federal consulting organization. USFCR also provides set-aside qualifications, including women-owned, veteran-owned, disadvantaged (8a), HUBZone, and other federal contracting services, technology, and training.