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The GSA Quality Assurance Program

In a previous post on this site, I expressed the opinion that much of the resistance to GSA mandates around providing Level-3 processing is based on misinformation and ignorance.

My post generated some comments that basically asked, “Well, what’s your recommendation on how to do it?” Good question!

Usually we’ve provided that information in consultation with clients. Today however I’m sharing for the first time the exact steps we follow with clients to ensure that they are able to become Level-3… Read More »

Guest Post — Kevin Custer of Mercury Consulting Inc.

Today Government Charge Card is pleased to publish a guest post from Kevin Custer. Kevin is President and CEO of Mercury Consulting, as well as the founder of, an online resource center that connects government contractors with federal and state buyers.

He writes below about the  mandate for Level-3 financial processing included in the GSA 51V Schedule Contract.


My firm Mercury Consulting specializes in helping clients obtain and maintain GSA Schedule Contracts. A big part of our job… Read More »