Commercial Platforms Initiative: Why GSA Pilot Doesn’t Include a Pure Marketplace Platform!

The General Services Administration has announced that Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific and have been selected to participate in their Commercial Platforms Initiative, a project that aims to provide a modern buying solution for federal customers and increase transparency on agency spending. Alex looks into a failed amendment that would’ve made the pilot include a pure play marketplace platform (i.e. one with only third party sellers) and theorizes why the committee chairman wasn’t supportive of this amendment.

Originally Aired: 07/08/20

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