The decision to use Road Map was paramount to our continued success.
- Deames A. Peoples, VP and COO of ESNS
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 08, 2013
With the assistance of Road Map Consulting LLC, (RMC), Engineering Software and Network Services (ESNS) has been awarded an Information Technology Schedule 70 Contract by the General Services Administration (GSA), the purchasing agency of the federal government.
This contract award certifies ESNS is a preferred Information Technology vendor for federal, state and local government agencies. Although ESNS specializes in Performance Engineering and Functional Testing, the company also provides a host of IT service solutions including: Systems Engineering, Performance Engineering, Software Development, IV&V and Functional Testing, as well as Software Engineering services.
In addition to its core capabilities, ESNS’ team has experience in the areas of Project Management, Software Development, Multi-Tier Help Desk Support and Web Page Design. ESNS experts have lead large initiatives within organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense and Fortune 500 companies such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, EDS, and IBM. However, being awarded an IT Schedule 70 contract will allow the company to more easily offer its products and services with federal, state and local government agencies in need of these services.
Attaining a GSA Schedule award is a rigorous process, but with the guidance of Road Map Consulting ESNS is now wholly authorized to service federal government agencies IT needs directly. During the intense application qualification process, the GSA meticulously evaluates a company’s capabilities and ensures they are able to meet federal regulations regarding competition, pricing and other requirements.
Deames A. Peoples, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of ESNS stated, "Our business development team is delighted to have selected Road Map Consulting to assist us with obtaining our GSA Schedule 70 contract.” He continued, “Often times, we have to juggle many competing obligations and tasks. Road Map enabled us to obtain the GSA Schedule 70 as we continued to seek other contracts and opportunities. The decision to use Road Map was paramount to our continued success.” RMC’s Senior Consultants, who have a 100% GSA approval rate, methodically navigated ESNS through the GSA application process.
In 2012, The U.S. federal government procured nearly $514 billion dollars worth of goods and services, with approximately $39 billion procured through GSA Schedules. The trend is increasing toward the federal government using these type agency wide contracts, that allow for pre-negotiated prices from pre-qualified vendors such as ESNS. Getting on GSA allows federal contracting firms the visibility to access procurements that are not available to them if they are not on schedule, as well as increasing the win rate on competitive procurements.
“Road Map Consulting is thrilled to have worked with ESNS. Getting them on a GSA Schedule provides assurance to their existing clients that their rates are competitive, as well as the ability to attract new federal government clients,” said Michael Perch, managing partner of Road Map Consulting.
More About Engineering Software and Network Services:
Engineering Software and Network Services (ESNS) is one of the leading innovators of engineering services within the Intelligence community. Their highly trained employees provide unsurpassed solutions in the following areas: Systems Engineering, Performance Engineering, Software Development, IV&V and Functional Testing, as well as Software Engineering services. For more information or service inquiries please visit their website http://www.esnservice.com
About Road Map Consulting LLC:
Road Map Consulting is your source for comprehensive federal contracting business solutions. Based in the Washington DC Metro Area, the firm provides expert counseling; advice and direction in helping small businesses achieve their goals for growth and expansion within the federal market. With an experienced staff boasting over 75 years of federal contracting experience, they assist with acquiring Small Business Administration (SBA) certifications, General Services Administration (GSA) contract vehicles, business development and marketing initiatives, financial and project management, and strategic planning. In business since 2008 they bring to bear knowledge of acquisitions, contracting, policy and regulations in delivering winning strategies for every stage of marketing to the federal government.