CCR/Government contracts etc..?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by fiveoboy01, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Since I registered in CCR I'm getting a lot of offers for services to alert me of government contracts coming up for bid in the area. The prices seem to vary on these. Findrfp.com was the latest one I think.

    Do any of you use these to alert you to bid opportunities, or do you just watch the newspaper etc?
     
  2. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,285

    i have a govt contract for 5 parishes (counties ) i get all of that stuff too, most all of them want you to pay to get the info, but it is for all govt contracts that is in your area not only lawn/landscape
     
  3. Arkansaslawn

    Arkansaslawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    register with fedbizops.gov and they will email you for free every day......
    i currently have a mowing contract with the corps and is well worth getting in to.:usflag:
     
  4. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,452

    One of the great things about having Gov. contracts in Florida is that the contractor can purchase some of the equipment I sell for 20% off.

    Oldtimer
     
  5. SpruceLandscape

    SpruceLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    from ohio
    Posts: 502

    This is the first time I have heard of the CCR. What are the advantages/disadvantages? Is it just a big pain in the rear, or has it actually opened up contracts to you?
     
  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,654

    Afaik I can go to the county's or city's seat of government and ask around, somewhere there is a list.
    But as was said, all contracts...

    Server not found

    Firefox can't find the server at www.fedbizops.gov.

    GHEY!
     
  7. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,767

    I tried checking that out but had server issues, are you sure that is the right site address?
     
  8. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,988

    Same here it didn't come up for me...
     
  9. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,988

    OK, it's fedbizopps.gov with TWO "p"s...
     
  10. Arkansaslawn

    Arkansaslawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    sorry:hammerhead:
     

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