PTAC Helpful Links

Webinars:

FDTPI Video: http://www.aptac-us.org/dla-fdtpi/
In this 24 minute, DLA Sponsored Webinar you will to learn about DLA’s new policies for packaging and shipping.

DIBBS Resources and Webinar: http://www.aptac-us.org/dibbs/     
Take advantage of these free recorded webinar tutorials, hosted by APTAC and led by DLA Land & Maritime Small Business Specialists. Click the link above to learn more and view.

Online Resources:

8A Eligibility Requirements and the Application Process
The 8(A) Business Development Program helps small, disadvantaged businessess compete in the marketplace. For more information about this program click here.

Assignment of Claims
The link below includes FAR 52.232-1 through 52.236-28 and gives a detailed look at the Assignment of Claims Act of 1940. To learn more, please click here.

Braddock's Procurement Opportunities Guide (2013 Edition)
A primer designed to help small business owners and decision makers understand the government procurement and private sector procurement spaces. The Guide provides an overview of government and corporate markets with an emphasis on who buys and how buying decisions are made.  The Guide also presents “next step” resources for federal and state governments and the private sector.

     Free at no charge: http://www.aptac-us.org/braddocks-procurement-opportunities-guide/

Braddock's The Winning Edge Supplier Guide (2014 Edition)
A practical guide designed for small to medium sized businesses that provides important insights into the decision-making process within the government and large corporations, with an emphasis on the evaluation and selection stages.

     Free at no charge: http://www.aptac-us.org/braddocks-winning-edge-supplier-guide/

Comissaries and Exchanges
     Click here for a list of up-to-date contact information.

Doing Business with DLA
The attachment below was prepared for businesses interested in participating in DLA acquisitions.  It also includes various contacts for small business at DLA.

     For more information click here.

Maine PTAC Tools:

Alphabet Soup
Confused by all those codes, numbers and acronyms the federal government casually throws around? The following are the most commonly used with a brief explanation.
Click here to view the Alphabet Soup page.

Client Password List
For Maine PTAC clients to help keep track of passwords and important business information applicable to your business.
Click here
to view the client password list.

Controlled Data Access
What is controlled data access and how does it work? Maine PTAC Counselor Ernie Gray touches on the topic. For more information click here.

Numbers Game
Important numbers to know in order to successfully navigate government contracting.
Click here to view the Numbers Game page.

Which Path is Your Business on?
Click here to find out if your business is on the road to government marketing success.

Selling to the State of Maine
Click here to view the reference guide for those interested in doing buisiness with the state of Maine.

Veteran's Guide to Selling to the State of Maine
Are you a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) owner? Interested in government contracting? Click here for your step-by-step guide to get you started in doing business with the state of Maine.