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Vital Valt is a GSA Certified Contractor, supplying GSA Storage Systems from various manufacturers.

What does this mean?

Schedules, also known as Federal Supply Schedules, and Multiple Award Schedules (MAS), are long-term government wide contracts with commercial companies that provide access to millions of commercial products and services at fair and reasonable prices to the government. Schedules make buying easy and efficient with the use of modern technology to connect government buyers and industry. State + local government agencies can purchase off of our GSA Contract.

Schedule policy and procedures are guided by two major governing regulatory documents:

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) – Pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 152(3), FAR Part 38 prescribes policies and procedures that GSA must follow in managing the Schedules program. FAR Subpart 8.4 prescribes ordering procedures for federal agencies when placing orders for supplies and services under Schedules.
  • General Services Administration Acquisition Manual (GSAM) – GSAM covers GSA acquisition policies and practices.

We can help with any of these storage products including design and construction.

Fair & Reasonable Pricing

Before awarding a GSA Schedule contract, GSA contracting officers (COs) determine that the prices of supplies, fixed-price services and rates for services offered at hourly rates are fair and reasonable. In addition to the pricing factors considered above, GSA contracting officers compare the prices or discounts that a company offers the government with the best prices or discounts that the company offers to its own commercial customers – commonly known as “most favored customer” pricing.

Since GSA has already determined that prices under GSA Schedule contracts are fair and reasonable ordering activities do not need to make a separate determination of fair and reasonable pricing, except for DOD and NASA (see agency deviations to FAR 8.404(d)). Additionally, according to FAR 8.405-2(d), the ordering contracting officer must conduct an overall price reasonableness determination when buying services under Schedules. This determination ensures the level of effort and mix of labor are appropriate to accomplish the task.

Thus buyers do not need to obtain “cost or pricing data” or “information other than cost or pricing data” to place an order or establish a GSA Schedule BPA. The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) sets forth the policy that discourages agencies from obtaining cost or pricing data when a commercial item is being acquired.

To determine fair and reasonable pricing, the GSA contracting officer may consider many factors, including pricing on competitor contracts, historical pricing, and currently available pricing from other sources, corporate benchmarks, etc.

As part of the pricing review, the offeror must submit:

  • Complete Price Proposal Template
  • Written justification for offered pricing
  • Mechanism for future potential pricing adjustments
  • Proof that the price is fair and reasonable (The GSA contracting officer will negotiate and make the final determination on fair & reasonable pricing)


  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Fair and Reasonable Pricing
  • Faster Order Placement
  • Full Product and Broad Service Offerings

Below are just some of the GSA Storage Systems
we offer with GSA Pricing. 

Contact us for more information!

Combat Weapon Storage


Montel GSA Contract Pricing


Hamilton Casework Solutions GSA Contract Pricing


Hanel GSA Contract Pricing


Our GSA specialists will assist you with anything you need.


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