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Learning More about Mandatory Order Status

The documents and links below are intended to guide vendors who need to learn how they can provide order status information to GSA Advantage! for customers.

  1. Frequently Asked Questions: Open this brief document to learn more about the significance of order status and how/why GSA is mandating it.
  2. Instructions: See pages 7-9 of this reference document about the Purchase Order (PO) Portal that many vendors use to receive GSA Advantage! orders.
  3. Video Tutorial: This 7 minute video shows how the PO Portal site can be used to provide order status.
  4. For contractors currently using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) or cXML for Advantage orders, contractors must provide order status using that method. For EDI instructions, see the GSA EDI Documentation for Vendors section available here.