Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) set to expire CAGE codes ————————– The Defense Logistics Agency is changing the way it manages Commercial and Government Entity codes by assigning an expiration date to all new or updated codes after Aug. 25. Click here for details.
When a prime contractor asked Margaret Nava and her husband, Tony Nava, owners of NFI, Inc., if they could seal an abandoned mine while on a job, their answer was yes. It wasn’t long after that the Albuquerque based-firm began to create a business out of closing abandoned mines throughout the Southwest. According to NFI, […]
When the residential construction business began to take a dive as the U.S. economy started to tumble in 2008, Lawrence and Laura Fierro needed to find something else to keep their business, Fierro Enterprises, LLC, going strong. The Fierros, custom homebuilders for residential customers in Las Cruces, started looking into government contracts with the help […]
For the past seven years, Robert and Becky Lee of Alamogordo have been using a specialized procedure to clean grout, tile and carpet for both commercial and residential customers in Southern New Mexico. “Our first customer was White Sands. I just drove in and talked to them. They laughed at me when I told them […]
by Elke Mosholder Senior PTAP Advisor Sometimes when I get asked about federal contracting the question comes from a new client who alludes that he or she is going after that $50 million contract. That’s great, but it does take awhile to get to that point, especially if you’re a small business owner doing it […]
by Elaine Palin PTAP Advisor After more than 30 years of working in information technology, financial services, marketing, government, budgeting and consulting, I’ve asked a lot of questions and have gained a lot of knowledge to help small business. And in the time I’ve been with PTAP, I’ve continued helping small business and entrepreneurs through […]
by Karen Medina PTAP Advisor When small business owners often think about selling their goods and services in the government arena, federal government often comes to mind. But some business owners may not be aware that their local city, county, college, university and school districts need area small businesses to supply them with maintenance, tires, […]