Letter: New rule on excessive pass-through costs shuts out small biz
Regarding "DOD moves to limit excessive pass-through costs
": This rule seems aimed to once again limit the use of small business contractors as subcontractors to large primes.
Has anyone noticed how small businesses are being shut out of the federal contracting marketplace more and more?
The Air Force has been struggling for some time with their small business contracting procurement strategy for their Netcents contracts. Now, let's see, how many years has the [Air Force] been using small business set asides? And it is still a big problem for them?
They can't figure a graceful way to keep the small businesses out of this procurement, period.
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