RULES OF THE ROADJuly 19, 2021

Dear Valued GSA Fleet Customer,

GSA Fleet appreciates and values your business. Fiscal year (FY) 2022 is almost upon us. As you prepare for the end of FY2021 please consider the following important information:

FY2021 funds expire on September 30, 2021 and multi-year funds must be validated with your agency prior to order submission.
Allow sufficient processing time for requisition review and placement. This includes selection of 1611 Export Option Code.
Requisitions must be submitted electronically through AutoChoice. Requirements emailed to will not be accepted.
Ensure the correct delivery address and funding codes are used.
Refer to the Vehicle Availability Listing for vehicle ordering open and closeout dates.
Please note the following deadlines for submitting requisitions in AutoChoice.

Non-Standard Vehicle Orders (Specialized Requirements)

The deadline for submitting Non-Standard requisitions in AutoChoice is Friday, July 16, 2021, at 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time.

AREQ (Additional Requirements) Orders – More Than 18 Options

All requisitions that include “Option AREQ” (additional requirements) and/or requisitions that contain more than 18 options must be submitted in AutoChoice by Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time. This date ensures that GSA Fleet’s Vehicle Engineering and Contracting personnel have adequate time to conduct design reviews, solicit and evaluate quotes, obtain additional funding (if required), and place the vehicle order(s) prior to contract or fiscal year expiration.

GSA Schedule Orders

All GSA Multiple Award Schedule automotive orders, supporting documents and best value determination package must be submitted in AutoChoice by Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time. Please see detailed ordering instructions available here.

Express Desk Orders

All express desk requisitions must be submitted in AutoChoice by Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Express Desk requests must be based on an unusual and compelling urgency (see FAR 6.302-2). This close-out date ensures there is sufficient time to review your requisition package, request quotes, evaluate offers, and make an award prior to the end of the fiscal year. Please see Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.303 and 6.304 and note that “contracts awarded using this authority shall be supported by the written justifications and approvals described in 6.303 and 6.304” as necessary. The Express Desk processing fee is 2% of the purchase value, except from August through September when it increases to 5%.

FY2021 Orders – All Remaining Orders

The last date for obligating expiring FY2021 funds through AutoChoice is Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 11:00 P.M. Eastern Time.

GSA Fleet personnel will be available Thursday, September 30, 2021, between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Eastern Time to answer questions and assist you with order placement. Please contact the Offering Management Branch at (844) 472-1200 during these hours. Emergencies after these hours must be addressed to the Director of Purchasing, Leonard Fedoruk at (571) 329-8417.

Contact the GSA Fleet Vehicle Purchasing’s Customer Care at 844-472-1200 or e-mail

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