Please respond to the following:
- Put yourself in the position of a purchasing agency contract officer. When accepting bid submissions or responses to a request for quote that you have issued, what would you look for in the responses that would be factors for issuing a contract award? Select a company in your community and provide a hypothetical example.
- Explain the benefits that simplified acquisition methods (SAMs) provide to the small-business owner.
- Be sure to respond to at least one of your classmates’ posts.