SDVoBMall.com, in alignment with the federal government’s strategic sourcing initiatives, is here to help agencies with all of their sourcing needs, whether it is a global requisition or acquisitions from right here at home.
NEW SUPPLIER INQUIRY
Information to become an SDVoBMall supplier partner
SDVoBMall is proud to be associated with some of the finest supplier partners in the industry. As an Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business, we strive to offer products direct from all vendors available with the government’s desired contracting Socio-Economic eligibility pools including Small businesses (SB), fellow Service disabled veteran owned small businesses (SDVOBs), Veteran owned small businesses (VOSBs), Woman owned businesses (WOBs), Women owned small businesses (WOSBs), Economically disadvantaged women owned small businesses (EDWOSBs), SBA-certified small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs), SBA-certified HUB Zone firms (HUBZones), SBA-certified 8(a) firms (8As).
Purchases by government officials per the GAO (Government Accountability Office’s decision dated October 11, 2011.
Our company believes in supporting a sound federal procurement and acquisitions mission by way of our supplier enrollment process. It all starts here.
SDVoBMall.com Supplier Sign-Up Process
1. Supplier expresses interests to list their items on the mall.
2. SDVoBMall.com vets suppliers against any national database and supply chain models to determine capabilities.
3. Upon approval, SDVobMall.com representatives arrange a physical inspection with supplier
4. SDVoBMall.com maintains an eCommerce presence that is used for a variety of purposes, including identifying potential suppliers and registering new suppliers. All suppliers interested in doing business with SDVoBMall.com must follow the process of establishing a profile with SDVoBMall.com, as outlined below.
Step 1: Meet qualifications
Confirm that your company provides goods or services that the US Government purchases. You will be required to indicate the applicable commodities offered by your company within the registration form. Commodities may change over time.
5. Meet minimum supplier qualifications
Your company must have been in business for at least one year, and be able to demonstrate revenue for this period (you may not obtain more than 70 percent of your revenue from SDVoBMall.com). In the case of government contracts, this would identify SDVobMall.com as the primary contractor as opposed to a subcontractor.
Your company must have a professional place of business and be able to provide that business address to SDVoBMall.com.
Your company must be able to provide a completed W-9 form to SDVoBMall.com.
Your company must be able to provide a certificate of insurance evidencing the insurance coverage appropriate for the level and type of business to be conducted with SDVoBMall.com.
6. Inspection Protocols
USA based Suppliers - Your Company is subject to inspection by an SDVoBMall.com representative. The inspection is designed to a company’s abilities to perform on sensitive government sourcing requirements. This inspection will then attested and certified to government buyers, therefore an inspection of premises in accordance to FAR, 552.246-71 would be mandatory.
International Suppliers - In the case of international suppliers, SDVoBmall.com reserves the right to coordinate this inspection activity with assistance of various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. In the case of manufactured goods, coordination and inspection protocols may also be required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Preference for products listed by entities that qualify as a diverse supplier (Small Business, Other than Small Business, Woman Owned Business, Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, SBA Certified Small Disadvantaged Business, SBA Certified 8(a) Firm, SBA Certified HUBZone Firm) are strongly preferred.
Once you submit your initial information, you will receive an email telling you that your registration request has been taken into account. If you receive an email stating that the request was rejected, please contact the SDVoBMall.com Supplier Desk via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will assist you. Please make sure the information that you enter is correct for your company.
If your registration request has been processed, you will have an opportunity to add additional certifying documentation to your profile, based on your supplier type.
If you are a diverse supplier, it is important that you provide your diversity certification as an attachment. Any letters that are provided by a government certifying authority will be vetted. Upon verification we will then place this information with your company’s products listings.
Please note: Registration in our system, establishing a supplier profile, and/or meeting our minimum supplier qualifications does not guarantee that your company will be selected to do business with SDVoBMall.com. We help government buyers to find products and solutions quickly, but this does not guarantee that your products will be purchased. Upon purchase by federal buyers, you will receive a notification email via our automated eCommerce system.
It is at this time that we expect you to do your best in ensuring that all products ordered are delivered with accuracy, including ensuring on-time delivery, and keeping with the expectations of our government buyers. Always remember your products were chosen ahead of many other competitors possibly offering the same or comparable products.
If we discover through our review process that the supply chain is inept, unable to perform or has any other challenges making it difficult for federal buyers to secure your goods, we would need to revisit the courtesies extended to you in listing your products on our mall. If there are financial challenges as raw goods and the proper sourcing of a supply chain may prove difficult, we may be able to offer assistance with these types of endeavors as well upon request.