Buys & Buy Terms

What is a BPA/IDIQ?
A BPA is a simplified acquisition method that government agencies use to fill anticipated repetitive needs for supplies or services. Essentially, BPAs allow...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 1:05 PM
What does Purchase Description mean?
The Purchase Description gives Sellers an idea as to what type of product or service the Buyer is requesting. This information will be listed under Bidding ...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 1:11 PM
What is a set-aside?
A set-aside is the reservation of buys for businesses that qualify for certain socio-economic classifications.  For any buy, set-asides are selected by the ...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 1:14 PM
What if I have a question or comment about a buy?
If the question relates to Unison Marketplace processes, please submit your request here or call 1.877.933.3243. If the question is in reference to a buy’s ...
Wed, 8 May, 2019 at 9:40 AM
What does "GSA Schedule Bids Only" mean?
This means that Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing GSA Schedule. The Schedule must either be in the Seller...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 1:38 PM
What is a Target Price?
The Target Price is a value derived from the Buyer’s market research.  It can be either “active” or “inactive”.  When Sellers submit their bid, they receive...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 2:54 PM
When will this buy be awarded?
Sellers who place a bid on a buy will see their bid in the Active Bids folder on their Seller Dashboard for as long as the Buy remains open on the Unison Ma...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 3:00 PM
How do I search for a buy?
When logged in to the Unison Marketplace marketplace, there are a number of ways to search for a buy. With a buy number or solicitation number, a Seller is ...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 3:53 PM
What are the possible reasons I cannot view a buy?
The may be a number of reasons why a Buy is not visible to a given Seller. Examples of the reasons a buy may not be visible are below:  The buy has bee...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 4:50 PM
What does "reposted" mean?
If a Buyer has reposted a buy, it means that a previously posted buy has been reissued to a change in specifications, duration, or other term or condition. ...
Mon, 4 Mar, 2019 at 3:18 PM