National Veteran Small Business Coalition Members wrote the following description of the value small distributors bring the Department of Veteran Affairs supply chain.
The goal of a robust “supply chain” should be to manage the life cycle of product acquisition and logistics from requirements development thru to actual care giver or patient product usage. In laymen’s terms delivering the right product at the right time, to the right location, at the right cost. As no one entity, government or business can do this by themselves, multiple layers or players are required. Also, a high-quality supply chain cannot be measured by cost alone. This is especially true in the federal government marketplace as the myriad collection of rules, regulations and policies do not always lend themselves to an efficient, robust supply chain. Many manufacturers whose business is concentrated in the commercial sector of our economy frankly are reluctant to play in the feder
Posted: February 02, 2020
GoVets was built from Day One to support Veteran Non-Profit causes of National significance
How is GoVets a Socially Responsible Business?
A Socially Responsible Business (SRB) fosters Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) within its community of vendors and partners. A Socially Responsible Business's objectives includes creating positive changes and making valuable contributions to the stakeholders such as the local community, customers, and staff.
Posted: October 01, 2019
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At GoVets, we are confident that we offer Americans the best value available from any online store for the following reasons, and more:
We offer millions of products and services across thousands of categories to satisfy most of your business, office or home needs.
Government Purchasing Agents have many reasons to use GoVets.The following six reasons explain why Government Purchasing Agents should use GoVets for market research and purchasing.
YOUR SECURE, TRUSTED SUPPLY SOURCEIt is not easy to become a trusted supply source for the VA. Our team has worked with the VA to meet the VA's high standards. The VA announced last September that access is allowed to GoVets from within the VA, GoVets was built by a trusted team of security experts who have performed cyber threat detection and remediation work for the VA, and GoVets uses state-of-the art security processes and technology. GoVets is your secure, trusted supply source. Please click on the link above to shop securely today!
We have accomplished so much already! From Launch, to Congressional Testimony, to Over 7 Million Products in a year!
As shown in the following figure, GoVets has achieved several major milestones since its launch in early 2018.
Amazon's Broad Stroke Approach to E-Commerce Creates Opportunities for GoVets to Thrive!
This blog post was written to help our readers understand the differences between GoVets.com and Amazon.com. Amazon is an amazing company with very grandiose aspirations in all markets. They are the global standard in e-commerce and understand what’s important to their customer base. Their site is tailored to optimize the consumer's workflow to make purchases for almost any type of product available on the Internet. Amazon’s platform has hundreds of millions of products across millions of vendors worldwide.
Amazon’s broad-stroke approach to e-commerce opens up opportunities for other online stores, such as GoVets.com to thrive. GoVets caters to consumers and organizations that are price conscious, have custom buying workflows and have a social and patriotic awareness to help U.S. small businesses and thank veterans for their service. At Go
Posted: February 13, 2019
We committed. We delivered.CENTREVILLE, Va. - Feb. 12, 2019 - The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) announced today that the GoVets online ordering platform has achieved a significant milestone of having 100 vendors and over a million products on the GoVets platform. GoVets is the only platform that brings 100% VA-Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses together to sell products and services to both government and commercial customers. GoVets focuses on providing a platform for purchasing agents to conduct market research to easily find SDVOSB businesses that meet their procurement needs.
Scott Denniston, Director of NVSBC, said, "We promised we would have 100 Vendors and over a million products by Q1 2019, and we delivered. In fact, the GoVets platform has over 1.8 million products and is growing every day. Being the largest not
GoVets Security Provides Peace of Mind
GoVets ensures that Buyers can shop with peace of mind knowing they are protected by the latest technology and processes back by rigorous standards. We completely control the source code for the GoVets platform and we leverage our experience providing cyber threat detection and remediation services for the US Government to ensure the safety of all platform users. Below describes some of the measure taken so you can have peace of mind. Transport Layer Security - In our increasingly digitally connected world, the Transport Layer Security (TLS) network p
A Flexible Content Management Platform Designed with the Government in Mind
As a flexible content management platform, GoVets offers capability designed to enhance Government users’ ability to conduct market research. With some additional emphasis in key areas GoVets could, in the very near future, become the singular best-in-class tool for Market Research. That additional emphasis would require definition and configuration only and no new technology. The key emphasis areas are linkage to the commercial market, alignment to market researcher’s needs, awareness of the platform in the Government, availability of the platform for research, and representation of SDVOSBs on the platform.
Accurately represent sellers, availability, and pricing based on market fluctuations.
Develop Consistent Supply Sources from Over 70 SDVOSB Vendors in one Place ... and Growing!The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), the nation's largest non-profit trade association representing veteran and service-disabled veteran owned small businesses, is proud to present GoVets, your online marketplace for developing consistent supply sources from 100% VA-Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). Please click on the button below to view the GoVets welcome packet containing the following items:
- Welcome letter from Mr. Scott Denniston, NVSBC Executive Director
- Announcement memo from Mr. Tom Leney, VA Executive Director of Small and Veteran Business Programs
- How to Use GoVets Handout for Department of Veterans Affairs Purchasing Agents