The General Services Administration is overhauling the way it delivers goods and supplies to agencies, according to a Jan. 30 blog post by Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Tom Sharpe.
The agency will no longer own and operate large warehouses to store goods before they ship and will instead partner with private companies to have the items sent directly to agencies.
Sharpe said the move would simplify the acquisition process and have $500 million over the next five years. The agency operates warehouses across the country and retail operations around the world.
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