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Express is a program offered by GSA’s Office of Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS). Express provides federal agencies with contract and financial management services that streamline acquisition delivery. We leverage acquisition expertise, tools and templates, and the Express platform to increase efficiency, reduce cost, and support industry innovation.

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Acquisition Express


Acquisition Express provides the DoD, IC, and civilian agencies with contract and financial services, including tools and templates for each step in the acquisition process. Our rapid acquisition methodology streamlines and simplifies each acquisition and ensures quality and consistency.

We offer several acquisition paths tailored to different requirements. For instance, the CSO/OTA Innovation Path supports partnerships with innovative companies that develop, prototype, and produce cutting-edge technology for the DoD and civilian agencies, and the Classified/IC Community Path supports classified contracting throughout the DoD, IC, and civilian agencies.


Acquisition Express Paths

Path 1 - Express Simplified Path: $0 - $SAT
Path 2 - Express Small Business Directed Path: $4M & SBIR (8(a) direct)
Path 3 - Epress Streamlined Competitive Path: $SAT - $5M
Path 4 - Express Competitive Path: $5M - $10M
Path 5 - Express Advance Competitive Path: $10M+
Path 6 - CSO/OTA Innovation Path
Path 7 - Classified/IC Community Path

Client Testimonials

  • "The contracting team worked non-stop to ensure that the contract awards were made on schedule. They were fully engaged in the process and helped to educate our team. Together we achieved significant success for three very important mission partners. We look forward to our continued work together in FY 18!"

  • "Outstanding performance!"

  • "We appreciate all the hard work and everyone that worked so hard for a successful award."

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