There are a variety of operational, support service issues that managers and reinventors must deal with on a day to day basis. By adding information to their website, the General Services Administration has dramatically simplified a number of these support processes saving a great deal of time and effort at the working level.
Federal Supply Services
GSA's Advantage program (http://www.fss.gsa.gov/cgi-bins/advwel) has cut
the red tape facing agencies wishing to obtain services from Federal supply schedules by creating an on-line purchasing facility. At their website, you can also obtain current pricing and product availability information by geographic location.
GSA Motor Pool
The Fleet Management Service (http://www.fss.gsa.gov/fleet.html) provides transportation service to 75 agencies and has an inventory of over 145,000 vehicles. At their website you will find addresses of their field locations, types of vehicles, leasing rates and other terms.
GSA's Best Lodging Available website (http://www.gsa.gov/regions/r9/travel/balv.htm) provides information on places to stay, their locations, local rates, and per diem allowed. Foreign per diem rates can be obtained at (http://www.gsa.gov/travel.htm)
Information concerning space, lease arrangements, security, child care support, and most other physical issues involving Federal facilities. (http://www.gsa.gov/pbs/services.htm)