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Registration Open - Direct Access Program - VHA Procurement & Logistics Office (P&LO) Regional Program Office (RPO) West (NCO 21) Quarterly Virtual Business Opportunity Session

Direct Access Program - VHA Procurement & Logistics Office (P&LO) Regional Program Office (RPO) West (NCO 21) Quarterly Virtual Business Opportunity Session



 

Date:  August 13, 2024

Time:  3:00-4:00PM  

Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco WebEx


Click the link below to register: 

https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/weblink/register/r5a2b944b5a92da0b87e3018063796a8c




Community Of Interest 


Company Opportunities 

Regional Procurement Office West’s Quarterly Small Business Virtual Event will cover the need-to-know Small Business Regulatory process to help increase your VA procurement readiness, regulatory understanding, and opportunities on winning a VA contract. 

Subjects covered will include: VA Rule of Two, The Vet First Program, Small Business Hierarchy of Preference; discovering opportunities in sub-contracting, Forecast of Contracting Opportunities, and teaming/JV/Mentor Protégé.

 

Federal Socio-Economic Classifications

VHA is seeking small businesses associated with the following socioeconomic statuses.  

• Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

• Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)

• 8(a)

• Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)

• Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)

• Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone’s)

 

About The Program Office 

The VHA Procurement and Logistics Organization (P&LO) healthcare support organization within the Operations and Management branch of VHA, serves in four fundamental roles:


  1. Maintaining a supply chain management system for VHA by providing procurement and logistics services.
  2. Exercising oversight and stewardship responsibilities for the VHA Procurement and Logistics Program to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and national policies governing federal acquisition and property management.
  3. Ensuring customers are served in a manner that meets their needs. 
  4. Promoting excellence in business practices through acquisition, administrative, financial, and clinical efficiencies.

 

Applicable NAICS

NAICS       Description

236220      Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

325412      Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing

334510      Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic Apparatus Manufacturing

334516      Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing

339112      Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing 

339113      Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing

423450      Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant

                  Wholesalers

423830      Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers

561320      Temporary Help Services

621511      Medical Laboratories

811219      Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance


For more information, please contact the Direct Access Program Planning Support Team at directaccess@va.gov or 202 461 4694. 


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