A research request was recently provided to OS AI from a fast-growing service-disabled Veteran-owned small business IT consulting firm and OASIS SB Prime contract holder looking for details related to a potential FY 2023 recompete of this 5-year Department of Homeland Security US Coast Guard GSA task order.  

We at OrangeSlices AI do believe in the need for more and better-informed competition, so provided below are 1) opportunity details provided by the requestor; 2) some key points of contact; 3) related pursuit/capture data; and 4) when possible, projected odds of this contract going back to the incumbent.  

Competitive Details (if known) related to the predecessor contract: 

Scope: Funded by the US Coast Guard, the focus of the predecessor contract is understood was to provide a range of Technical Data Support Services to the Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) Engineering Services Division (ESD) in Elizabeth City, NC, to include providing technical publications development, sustainment and distribution; configuration management, document control, and quality assurance; engineering drawings and graphics development; and project scheduling. 

“The Contractor will provide Technical Information Management Branch (TIMB) with support services at the Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) in Elizabeth City, NC. The services include: Technical Data Update, Illustration Quality Control(QC), Engineering Drawing QC, Configuration Management/Document Control, Engineering Drawing Development, Illustration Development, Engineering /Illustration Revision, Miscellaneous Graphics Development, Technical Data Issuance Support, Customer Service, Publication Distribution Support, S1000D and Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) Implementation and Sustainment Support. Additionally, the contractor will monitor all applicable DoD and commercial sites for updates to technical manuals and updates the central repository when required. The contractor will perform audits on all libraries at the ALC. The distribution sections monitors and maintains publication distribution levels for twenty six (26) air stations nationwide. The effort consist of some onsite personnel support. The remaining contractor support will be off-site at the contractors’ facility.”

** Please note that OS AI will not speculate here as to the accuracy of any scope details provided and/or any current plans related to the timing, details, and likelihood of any recompete.  

Related Data:  

Sample of Key Potential Points of Contact (current or past): 

  • Kathrine Leach, Contracts, US Coast Guard – kathrine.r.leach@uscg.mil 
  • David Flaugher, Corporate Program Manager, STI Technologies (STI-TEC) 
  • Scott Rice, Vice President Of Business Development, STI Technologies (STI-TEC) 
  • Charles Colon, Chief Executive Officer, STI Technologies (STI-TEC) 

What are the odds of the incumbent company winning this contract as a Prime again?  

The OS AI Bot calculates the odds the incumbent wins this contract back is 35%. There were 6 bidders the last time this was competed. 

 

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Firms drawing the most attention: 

Included below is a list of the large and small companies we have noted as drawing the most views by Government and industry leaders on the OrangeSlices AI consultant directory over the past week and that bring direct past performance and/or related relationships in support of the US Coast Guard. 

We cannot and will not speculate here as to the reasons for the increased interest, but whether it is a company evaluating them as a potential partner; a federal acquisition leader doing their due diligence; or a consultant weighing their next job move, this group of companies has been receiving increased interest. 

Please note that the research requestor for this item received a Premium OS AI Opp Segment report including 1) known details about how/if/when/where this contract will be competed; 2) a list of the top companies that are in position to win today (as well as those who have been making key investments and moves of late to position for a win); and 3) a detailed list of the top potential opportunity influencers any potential bidder will want to get to know.  

About OrangeSlices AI  

Developed by a team of government and industry contracting subject matter experts, the OrangeSlices AI data driven platform is a publicly available searchable listing of the top information technology and consulting services contractors doing business with the Federal government today. Driven by a robust and comprehensive set of authoritative and trusted data sources, the OS.ai tool is intended to help government and industry leaders find the right partner to help deliver on the important missions of the Federal government. Learn more about how you can engage with OS AI here.   

 

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