Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

Saalex Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business owned and operated by President and CEO Mr. Travis Mack.

Purpose of the SDVOSBC Program

The purpose of the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Procurement Program is to provide procuring agencies with the authority to set acquisitions aside for exclusive competition among service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns, as well as the authority to make sole source awards to service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns if certain conditions are met. (See Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 13 C.F.R. § 125.8-125.10).

48 CFR 19.1406 - Sole source awards to service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns.

(a) A contracting officer shall consider a contract award to a SDVOSB concern on a sole source basis (see 6.302-5(b)(6)), before considering small business set-asides (see 19.203 and subpart 19.5) provided none of the exclusions of 19.1404 apply and—

(1) The contracting officer does not have a reasonable expectation that offers would be received from two or more service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns;

(2) The anticipated award price of the contract, including options, will not exceed—

(i) $6 million for a requirement within the NAICS codes for manufacturing; or

(ii) $3.5 million for a requirement within any other NAICS code;

(3) The requirement is not currently being performed by an 8(a) participant under the provisions of subpart 19.8 or has been accepted as a requirement by SBA under subpart 19.8;

(4) The service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern has been determined to be a responsible contractor with respect to performance; and

(5) Award can be made at a fair and reasonable price.

(b) The SBA has the right to appeal the contracting officer's decision not to make a service-disabled veteran-owned small business sole source award. [69 FR 25278, May 5, 2004, as amended at 71 FR 57367, Sept. 28, 2006; 75 FR 38688, July 2, 2010; 75 FR 53133, Aug. 30, 2010; 76 FR 14568, Mar. 16, 2011; 77 FR 12933, Mar. 2, 2012]


Our Business Development team is ready to help you with any questions you may have about sole sourcing to SDVOSBs. Our team of experts are ready to assist your agency with successfully navigating through these requirements with the added bonus of helping to meet its socio-economic goals. For more information or to receive a white paper on Sole Sourcing, please submit inquiries to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..