More than 88% of Contracts Awarded on FedBid Went to Small Businesses in FY15.


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From sunscreen and snowmobiles to elevator inspections and landscaping, FedBid's online marketplace hosts and manages buys for a huge range of products and simple services. The marketplace brings together purchase-ready Buyers with a competitive network of high-quality Sellers, providing a better way to buy and sell in today's connected economy. Here’s a just a taste of the products and services that are currently being bought and sold on FedBid.


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Facilities & Operations

A wide array of products to support everyday operations with offerings ranging from executive office furniture and security cameras to personalized marketing items and toilet paper.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Office Supplies (Pens, Paper, Bulletin Boards, etc.)
  • Ink and Toner
  • Office Chairs and Desks
  • Hazardous Waste Containers
  • Storage Cabinets
  • Copper Building Wire
  • Refrigerators
  • Microwaves

Over $3M of Office Supplies and Devices Purchased in FY 2015
 
Over 70% of Office Machines and Text Processing Systems Buys Awarded to Small Businesses in FY 2015Awarded to Small Businesses in FY 2014.

PSC Code Examples:

71 - Furniture
75 - Office Supplies and Devices
41 - Refrigeration & A/C Equipment
74 - Office Machines, Text Processing Systems 

NIGP Code Examples:

42506 - Chairs, Metal
07215 - Cabinets, Lockers, Bins
74070 - Refrigerator/Freezer
96625 - Digital Printing Ink Jet Plot 

Heavy Equipment

Whether buying a commercial bulldozer or selling a compact tractor, this category is popular among Buyers on the marketplace. Some items include: skid-steers, cranes, forklifts and lawn mowers. 

Here are just a few examples:

  • Excavators
  • Trucks
  • Forklifts
  • Utility Vehicles
  • Electric Utility Vehicles
  • Tractors
  • Lawn Mowers

Over $17M Worth of Heavy Equipment Purchased last year.
 
Over 94% of Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Buys Awarded to Small Businesses in FY 2015.

PSC Code Examples:

37 – Hayrakers, Mowers, Tractors
38 – Cranes, Drilling Machines, Bulldozers
39 – Freight Elevators, Forklifts


NIGP Code Examples:

3950 - Winches, Hoists, Cranes, Derricks
3960 - Freight Elevators
51530 - Lawn Mowers, Hand, Reel Type
76583 - Tractor Bulldozers, Crawler

Industrial

Sheet metal, hand tools and screws are just a few of the common products in the Industrial category bought and sold every day on the marketplace.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Aluminum
  • Lumber
  • Gear Oil
  • Hammer Drill Kits
  • Water Heaters
  • Gas Furnaces
  • A/C Units
  • Air Compressors   

Over $15M Worth of Industrial Supplies Purchased in FY 2015.

Over $31K Avg. Buy Size for Construction and Building Materials.

PSC Code Examples:

41 – Refrigeration Equip., A/C Equip.
55 – Lumber, Door Frames, Veneers
56 – Asphalt, Sheet Metal, Fences


NIGP Code Examples:

03102 - A/C Unit Portable
03106 - Air/Heating Central Unit/Parts
03130 - Dehumidifiers & Humidifiers
15028 - Dowels, Rods, Wood
15045 - Logs, Building
15051 - Moldings, Metal
15054 - Non-Corrosive Doors

Information Technology

Information Technology is the highest volume category on the marketplace, featuring software and hardware solutions from Dell©, HP©, Cisco© and other industry leaders.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Laptops and Desktops
  • Servers
  • Maintenance Renewals
  • Printers
  • Copy Machines
  • External Hard Drives
  • Software License
  • Network Monitoring Software
  • Routers and Switches

Over $683M Worth of Information Technology Buys in FY 2015.
 
Over 77% of Information Technology (ADP) Equipment and Supplies Purchases Awarded to Small Businesses Last Year.

PSC Code Examples:

70 – CPUs, Processing Units, Printers, Displays, CDs, Hard Drives, Software
D – IT and Telecom Services


NIGP Code Examples:

20367 - Power Supplies
20391 - Tools, Computers
20413 - Printers, Network Cables
20435 - Hard Drives
28029 - Communications Wires
90684 - Telecomm Systems Architecture

Medical & Laboratory

The medical and laboratory categories are historically among the most utilized on the marketplace and are comprised of products ranging from standard centrifuges to specialized pharmaceuticals.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Quick Clot Combat Gauze
  • Tracheal Hooks
  • Hospital Beds
  • Microscopes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Dental Instruments
  • CPR/Trauma Mannequins

Over $40M Worth of Medical and Laboratory Equipment and Supplies Purchased in FY 2015.
 
Over $38K Avg. Buy Size for Medical, Dental and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies last year.

PSC Code Examples:

65 – Medical, Dental & Vet Supplies
66 – Instruments & Laboratory Equipment


NIGP Code Examples:

87505 - Anesthesia Equipment Ventilators
87512 - Dental Equipment
87515 - Diagnostic Test Kits
87534 - Surgical Instruments
89074 - Transmitters Pressure/Flow/Lev
84587 - Test Equipment

Professional Services

For tasks or services that are necessary for an organization’s day-to-day operations, the professional services categories encompass a range of services such as drug testing and course-specific training programs.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Elevator Repair and Inspection
  • Human Resources Training
  • OSHA Training
  • Ergonomic Services
  • Court Reporting
  • Air Duct Cleaning

Over $17M Worth of Professional Services Purchased Last Year.
 
84% of Administrative Services Buys Awarded to Small Businesses in FY2015.

PSC Code Examples:

R – Support (Pro/Admin/Mgmt)
R4 – Personal Care, Real Estate, Ops
R6 – Courier, Translation
R7 – Accounting, Event Planning

NIGP Code Examples:

90714 - Architecture Services
90735 - Designing Services
90740 - Engineering Services
91505 - Answering/Paging Services
91501 - Advertising Agency Services

Safety & Tactical

Buy and sell mission critical supplies, from two-way radios and GPS units to flashlights and training uniforms.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Haz-Mat Suits
  • Search Lights
  • First Aid Kits
  • Protective Head Gear
  • 2-way Radio
  • GPS
  • Fire Resistant Uniforms

Over $41M Worth of Safety and Tactical Goods Purchased in FY 2015.
 
Over 94% of Fire Fighting, Rescue and Safety Equipment and Supplies Buys Awarded to Small Businesses last year.

PSC Code Examples:

42 - Fire Fighting &
 Safety Equipment
63 - Security Detection Systems


NIGP Code Examples:

91813 - Asbestos Consulting
99037 - Emergency Medical Services
99038 - Emergency Personnel 
99075 - Rescue & Search Teams
05579 - Sirens & Horns
05591 - Vehicle Safety Systems

Support Services

Services or tasks that require outsourcing for a specialized skill set are best located in the support services categories. These services range broadly, from equipment maintenance and repairs to event planning and management.

Here are just a few examples:

  • Janitorial Services
  • Lawn Services
  • Pastoral Services
  • General Contracting
  • Office Management
  • Web-Design Services

Over $9M Worth of Support Services Purchased in FY 2015.
 
Over 88% of House Keeping Services Buys Awarded to Small Businesses Last Year. 

PSC Code Examples:

S – Utilities & Housekeeping
S1 – Gas, Electric, Water Services
S2 – Custodial Janitorial, Landscaping, Laundry, Facilities


NIGP Code Examples:

91438 - Electrical Services
91593 - Voice Mail Services
91852 - Food Service Consulting
91862 - Horticultural Consulting
91873 - Landscaping Consulting
92677 - Recycling Services