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Do You Need to Be Ready for Cyber Attacks as a Government Contractor?
You’ve heard it on the news….
Many of these major bra...Read Full Post »
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By: Diana Younts, Managing Partner First Advantage Consulting Firm, LLC
For most companies, hiring procedures cause issues, not only big ones with the US DOL, but also internal problems. First, most financial violations that the US Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) finds are in hiring. How does a company avoid these problems? The best way is training and checks to ensure everyone knows to be consistent with policies and procedures...Read Full Post »
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What is ORCA?
ORCA is a web-based system that collects vendor representations and certifications ("reps and certs") of business information and stores that information in a common database. ORCA’s primary purpose is to ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ambalal Patel on May 13, 2011 at 2:30 PM||comments (0)|
What is MPIN? Where to locate MPIN?
A Marketing Partner ID Number (MPIN) is a personal code that allows you to access other government applications such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS) and the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA).
The MPIN acts as your password in these other systems, and you should guard it as such.
The MPIN is amandatory data element c...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ambalal Patel on May 6, 2011 at 12:32 PM||comments (0)|
What is a DUNS Number?
Created in 1962, the Data Universal Numbering System or D-U-N-S® Number is D...Read Full Post »
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Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is the primary registrant database for the U.S. Federal Government. CCR collects, validates, stores and disseminates data in support of agency acquisition missions.
Why CCR registration is Important?
Since October 1, 2003, it is federally mandated that any organization wishing to do business with the federal government under a FAR-based contract...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ambalal Patel on May 6, 2011 at 11:27 AM||comments (0)|
Contracting Tip #3 - CAGE CODE
The Commercial And Government Entity (CAGE) Code is a five-character ID number used extensively within the federal government. The Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) administers the CAGE Code system.
The Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) in Battle Creek, Michigan,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ambalal Patel on April 29, 2011 at 12:06 PM||comments (0)|
NAISC CODE Basics:
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
NAICS was developed under the auspices of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and adopted in 1997 to replace theRead Full Post »