We have vendors who do business with the government who still deliver their proposals in paper form. We should require them to deliver all proposals electronically. It takes a large amount of time to scan these proposals and label them all. If I could get all of my proposals electronically it would mean quicker processing of propsals and allow me time to work more effectively and efficiently.
Vendor Contracts need to be constantly reviewed to ensure that the Government is getting a fair market price on goods and services. One example is the trash cans that we buy from our vendor costs us around $90 dollars. At the local hardware store we could get the same or similar trash can for $40 dollars. That is just one example of the many.
In my service, I needed to buy HDMI cables for 12 TVs... they were almost 20.00 apiece. Amazon was having a sale for same quality and length cords for .98 plus 3.98 S&H. I could have... more »