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*Cross Timbers Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Cross Timbers Procurement Technical Assistance Center (CTPTAC) helps companies find contracts for work with local, state and federal governments. Our mission is to increase the number of contracts awarded to companies in the 61 county service area resulting in increased revenue and jobs in the area. Based at the University of Texas at Arlington, we provide one-on-one counseling, events, and up-to-date research in everything that has to do with selling to government agencies.  CTPTAC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency and is ISO 9001:2015 certified. 

For more information about how PTAC's can help your business, click here.
For information about the The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP), click here.
For a nationwide directory of PTAC's, click here.
Click here to become a client of Cross Timbers Procurement Technical Assistance Center:

 Request for Assistance form 


FEMA Information

Click the link below for a downloadable LOUISIANA FEMA Disaster Recovery Assistance Guide (For Hurricane Laura):
LOUISIANA DISASTER RECOVERY ASSISTANCE GUIDE

Click the link below for a downloadable FEMA Disaster Recovery Assistance Guide:
DISASTER RECOVERY ASSISTANCE GUIDE

Click for FEMA Contacts by State and Region.


Telecommunication Information

The government may not obtain telecommunication equipment or services from the five Chinese companies listed below. Read these GSA slides for further information.

 PROHIBITED CHINESE MANUFACTURERS:

    Huawei Technologies Company
    ZTE Corporation or affiliates
    Hytera Communications Corporation
    Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company
    Dahua Technology Company

Steps Required to report your companies telecommunication use:

1. Determine if you are using telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services from the Chinese manufacturers listed above
2. Go to the System for Award Management (Sam.gov) to determine if the equipment or services fall under the FAR 4.2101
3. Self-Attest
4. ALL DoD companies and subcontractors must Self-Report in SAM.gov under FAR 52.204-25 (whether you DO or DO NOT)

Please click here to view a screen shot regarding how to complete the requirement in SAM.gov.


COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS LINKS & RESOURCES

  • The General Services Administration (GSA) is seeking information related to how interested contractors could provide COVID-19 PPE.

    • This is for information, it is NOT a solicitation.
    • For a list of supplies, and more information Click Here.
    • Direct questions to, ssacsmallsop@gsa.gov.
  • Visit Breaking News for SBA Disaster Assistance Program information.

  •  Visit https://business.defense.gov/ for Small Business COVID-19 Resources and Guidance to Protect American Small Businesses, Workers and Families.

  •  Future acquisition forecasts, prepared by a number of organizations within DoD, can be found here: https://business.defense.gov/Small-Business/Acquisition-Forecasts/.

  • PTAC Support to Defense Industrial Base Critical Infrastructure Workforce. Click Here for more information. 


Click here for the 2019 Luncheon Slide Show/Photos. The 2020 Government Procurement Conference has been postponed until AUGUT 11, 2021.


Breaking Newsclick picture for information on:

SBA DISASTER ASSISTANCE IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS
SBA Modifies Small Business Calculation Method
DOD Cybersecurity Certification Starting Fall 2020
FEMA GUIDE and CONTACTS
DUNS NUMBER CHANGE 


Did you know80% of DLA suppliers are small businesses!!!! 

(Watch the video to learn more).


*PTACs are non-profit, government, or tribal entities who received a DLA cooperative agreement award. Congress appropriates funding for this program to assist businesses in obtaining information and training related to contracting and subcontracting opportunities with DoD, other Federal agencies, and State and local governments. PTACs provide day-to-day assistance in the form of such services as helping prepare bids/proposals, marketing to potential buyers, setting up or improving quality assurance and accounting systems, complying with cybersecurity requirements, and resolving payment problems. PTACs are expected to teach businesses how to participate in government contracting but they are not allowed to do the work on behalf of the business, and they may not act as a representative of their business clients. In accordance with the law, PTACs are limited to helping with government-contracting-related issues and therefore they can’t help with general business issues such as business formulation and development, access to capital, or hiring and other human resources processes. PTACs are not government procurement officials and can not guarantee their clients will win contracts.
To provide feedback to the DLA about Cross Timbers Technical Assistance Center, please visit- https://www.dla.mil/SmallBusiness/PTAPFeedback/