Synopsis: This is a COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION for commercial services/items prepared in accordance with the format in subpart 12.6, in conjunction with the policies and procedures for solicitation, evaluation, and award as prescribed under FAR 13.1, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
(ii) The solicitation number is 36C24718Q0429 and is issued as a COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION (iii) The provisions and clauses incorporated into this solicitation document are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-52, November 2, 2011. Provisions and clauses incorporated by reference have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The full text of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations supplement (VAAR) can be accessed on the Internet at http://www.arnet.gov/far (FAR) and http://vaww.appc1.va.gov/oamm/vaar (VAAR) (iv) This solicitation is issued as a total service disabled veteran owned small business set aside. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 339112.
(vi) 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - commercial Items, apply to this solicitation with the following addenda, FAR 52.216-18 Ordering; VAAR 852.236-76 Correspondence; VAAR 852.237-70 Contractor Responsibilities; VAAR 852.270-1 Representatives of Contracting Officers; VAAR 852.273-75 Security Requirements for Unclassified Information Technology Resources
(vii) 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items: FAR provision 52.212-2 applies to this solicitation.
The Government anticipates awarding a single contract resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer that conforms to all solicitation requirements. Award without discussions is contemplated and all offerors are encouraged to submit their best offer with their initial submission.
To be considered technically acceptable for award each offeror must provide with their submitted quote/offer:
1. Documentation that confirms the company/employees are manufacturer authorized resellers/ distributors and installers of the quoted items.
2. If you are quoting/offering “or equal” items, the offeror must submit manufacturer product literature that confirms the item(s) meets all the salient characteristics for the specified items. The salient characteristics for the specified item(s) are contained in the applicable manufacturer’s literature. NA
3. If you are quoting/offering “or equal” items, the offeror must clearly identify the exact make, model, manufacturer and item description for each line item to be considered. Quotes/offerors that do not provide an adequate description of how the “equal” product meets the salient characteristics will not be considered for award. This is not applicable to offerors that are quoting “EXACT MATCH” items. NA
4. Documentation that confirms the company is registered and is the required socio-economic category in the System for Award Management (SAM) located at https:// www.sam.gov
SDVOSB’s must be registered in VetBizOpps: https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/
(viii) 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items- Offeror's are to include a COMPLETED COPY OF PROVISION 52.212-3 WITH THE WRITTEN QUOTE, a copy of the provision may be attained from http://www.arnet.gov/far; if not provided, the offer may not be considered for award. (ix) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items: apply to this solicitation with the following addenda; VAAR 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising, VAAR 852.237-76 Electronic Invoice Submission. (x) 52.212-5 Contracts Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items; The following FAR clauses identified at paragraph b of FAR 52.212.5 are considered checked and are applicable to this acquisition:
52.219-4, 52.219-8, 52.219-28, 52.219-3, 52.222-19, 52.222.21, 52.222-26, 52.222.35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-39, 52.225-1, 52.232-34, 52.222-41, 52.222-44 (xi) n/a (xii) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not Applicable to this acquisition (xiii) n/a
(xiv) QUESTIONS: All questions regarding this solicitation need to be electronically submitted to Michael Giffon, NCO 7 Contract Specialist e-mail email@example.com. The solicitation number must be identified on all submitted questions.
(xv) Site Visit: N/A
(xvi) QUOTES/OFFERS ARE DUE March 30, 2018 at 3:00PM eastern standard time (est). Only electronic offers will be accepted; submit quotation by email to – Michael Giffon, NCO 7 Contract Specialist e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. All offers must include the solicitation number. Quotes/offers received after this date may not be considered for award.
(xvii) Contact information