SLED Use of GSA Schedule 70 up 4.0% in FFY 2015

Published: May 11, 2016

Contract AwardsGeneral Government ServicesHardwareTelecommunications

State, local, and educational (SLED) purchasing of IT goods and services via GSA Schedule 70 is expected to grow from $772 million to over $950 million between 2015 and 2020.

Schedule 70 will enjoy a 4.2% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the period and will be the vehicle of choice for approximately 1.3% of total state and local IT spending throughout.

  • Orders by SLED buyers in federal FY (FFY) 2015 (10/1/14 – 09/30/15) were $772 million – up 4% percent from $743 million in FFY 2014.
  • 514 suppliers sold to state, local or education buyers with their Schedule 70 contracts in FFY 2015 – steady with 515 in FFY 2014.
  • Local governments and K-12 education organizations are historically more receptive to GSA Schedule 70 for the administrative and time savings, and leveraged pricing.*
  • 34 states (including their localities and public school districts) and the District of Columbia enjoy some eligibility to utilize the schedule.
  • Thirteen Special Item Numbers (SINs) comprise the majority of schedule purchases.

Note: GSA does not identify purchasers in its quarterly sales numbers, so there is no centralized method to determine which governments are buying.

State Cooperative Purchasing Authority Guide, 2016

Note: For more information on each state's procurement processes, click on the chart to visit the State Profiles home page and then choose the "Procurement" tab for a given state.

Chart of State Cooperative Purchasing Authority, 2016

Source: Deltek Original Research and Public Records

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