In the past twenty-five years, August Mack has had the opportunity to serve many local, state, and federal government clients. Since receiving a GSA Schedules contract a little over two years ago, our focus on the federal government market has increased, resulting in some successful projects in addition to some lessons learned. As a small business, August Mack brings a significant value to the federal government buyer, but we also recognize that in many cases a teaming approach can provide the...Read More »
August Mack a self-certified small business that serves the federal government indirectly through flowdown contracts and teaming arrangements, as well as directly through our GSA Schedules contract. August Mack has recently provided services to the following clients under the GSA Schedule:
- Indian Health Services (IHS)
- Louisville Corps of Engineers
- VA Medical Center
August Mack has long been known as a consulting and engineering firm in Central Indiana… our roots. Over the years, August Mack has grown to react to needs of changing regulatory and business conditions by adding offices in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Missouri and completing projects in 40+ states. Throughout 23+ years, we have seen enormous changes in the regulatory programs. Some sites that would have historically qualified as Superfund sites can now be managed under Brownfield or...Read More »
August Mack recently updated its Central Contractor Registration (CCR) record.
Both current and potential federal government registrants are required to register in CCR in order to be awarded contracts by the federal government. Registrants are required to provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial transactions and must update or renew their registration at least once per year to maintain an active status.
Did you know that August Mack is a GSA Schedules contract holder? August Mack can provide the following services directly to federal government buyers:
- 899-1 Environmental Consulting Services
- 899-3 Environmental Training Services
- 899-8 Remediation and Reclamation Services
To learn more about purchasing these services through GSA Advantage, visit our contractor information page here.
A good CAPE will be a promotional brochure that advertises who you are, what you do and why the government or prime contractors should buy from you. Major elements of your capability statement, in addition to your small business designation and certifications, are as follows:
(1) Company overview
(2) Supplies and services description
(3) Past performance
(4) Facilities or capabilities overview
(5) Explanation of the positive results the client should expect.
(6) Points of contact
August Mack is...
2. Do not overextend your resources and get a reputation for poor performance.
3. Do not tell the customer what he or she wants to hear. Tell them what they need to know.
4. Network constantly on professional sites such as LinkedIn.
5. Teaming is an absolute necessity these days.
6. Be prepared to provide information, samples and valuable service gratis as a marketing tool.
7. Quote and bill what the client can afford and grow with him (in content and...
When sealed bids are not
appropriate, the federal government solicits competitive proposals
by issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP). Once proposals are
received and reviewed, the Contracting Officer will negotiate with
suppliers that have submitted acceptable proposals.
A standard form is provided on which bids are submitted and a specific time is set for bid opening. The opening is held in public and the contract is awarded to the responsible bidder whose bid offers the best value to the...
August Mack was recently awarded a task order to provide extraction pilot testing services to a federal government client. These services will be performed through our GSA Schedule Contract under the 899-8 Environmental Remediation and Reclamation Services SIN.
August Mack was contracted by a corporation to implement eCAP® at its facility. The benefits to this organization of outsourcing its environmental, health and safety (EH&S) compliance have been two-fold. First, compliance has become a manageable component of daily operations and the corporation has realized tangible and intangible cost savings. The organization estimates that one facility will save $15,000 in outside consulting fees, $10,000 in regulatory training and approximately $30,000 to...Read More »
August Mack Receives U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Environmental Services Schedule 899 Contract
August Mack Environmental, Inc., a full-service environmental, health and safety (EH&S) consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has received an Environmental Services Schedule 899 Contract from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).
The five-year contract enables August Mack to be listed on an approved GSA Schedule to provide federal government customers with environmental planning and documentation, environmental training as well as remediation and reclamation services. The contract...Read More »
For the past five years, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) has contracted August Mack to complete environmental reviews for projects seeking funding through OHFA distributed sources. In 2009, the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) provided new funding programs and created the need for additional environmental review and due diligence activities. The goal of ARRA is to facilitate the development of affordable housing projects as quickly as possible. August...Read More »
Because eCAP® is results-oriented, it is a fixed cost contract instead of time and materials like other companies. Additionally, eCAP® offers training, education on regulation updates, cost savings, permitting...
Our Environmental Compliance Assistance Program is tailored to each facility and our account managers keep track of your compliance deadlines. The experienced staff takes care of collecting all of the data and creating a report for you to submit to your governing...
Prior to eCAP® almost everybody did environmental consulting on a peace mill basis. If you needed a Spill Prevention Containment and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan, you contracted out for one. If you needed a Tier II report, you contracted out for one. Companies could easily contract for several different annual reporting requirements.
August Mack saw there was an opportunity for an Environmental Compliance Assistance Program. The concept for eCAP® was formulated in 1999. The first customer of the...Read More »