Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations | Published September 7, 2016 - Deadline September 15, 2016
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 - Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, in conjunction with FAR Part 13, 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. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ) number SP7000-16-Q-0078.This notice incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-89 effective 15 AUG 2016, and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) DPN 20160811 edition, and Defense Logistics Acquisition Directive (DLAD) Current to Revision 5, and PROCLTR 2016-08.This acquisition is set-aside for small business. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code is 492110 and the small business size standard is 1,500 employees.DLA Document Services HQ, has a requirement for the Norfolk Office Group for a Courier Service to pick up and deliver printed materials, supplies, and other items twice weekly (Tuesdays and Thursdays). Entire route is within 35 square miles of NAVSTA Norfolk with a total of 81 miles round trip.
CLIN 0001 - Courier Services IAW Statement of Work QTY 12 MO @ $_________________ =$______________ TOTAL
CLIN 0002 - Average weight per location will be 50 lbs. Price per pick-up over 50lbs must be shown.QTY 24,000 UN @ $________________ = $______________ TOTAL
Any award resulting from this solicitation will be issued on a Standard Form (SF) 1449.
All invoicing under this contract will be accomplished via Wide Area Workflow (WAWF).
The following FAR, DFARS and DLAD clauses and provisions apply to this solicitation. The complete text of any of the clauses and provisions may be accessed in full text at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/.
FAR 52.212-1: Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items Addenda to 52.212-1; the following paragraphs are hereby deleted from this provision: (d) product samples, (e) multiple offers, and (h) multiple awards.
NOTE: To receive an award resulting from this solicitation, offerors MUST be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database IAW FAR 52.212-1(k) and DFARS 204.1104. Registration may be completed online at: https://www.acquisition.gov.
The following provisions are included in full text:
DLAD 52.233-9000 AGENCY PROTESTS (NOV 2011)(a) Companies protesting this procurement may file a protest (1) with the Contracting Officer,(2) with the Government Accountability Office (GAO), or (3) pursuant to Executive Order Number 12979, with the Agency for a decision by the Activity's Chief of the Contracting Office. (b) Protests filed with the agency should clearly state that they are an "Agency Level Protest under Executive Order Number 12979." (c) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) procedures for Agency Level Protests filed under Executive Order Number 12979 allow for a higher level decision on the initial protest than would occur with a protest to the Contracting Officer; this process is not an appellate review of a Contracting Officer's decision on a protest previously filed with the Contracting Officer. Absent a clear indication of the intent to file an agency level protest, protests will be presumed to be protests to the Contracting Officer.(End of Provision)
DLAD 52.233-9001 DISPUTES: AGREEMENT TO USE ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) (NOV 2011)(a) The parties agree to negotiate with each other to try to resolve any disputes that may arise. If unassisted negotiations are unsuccessful, the parties will use alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques to try to resolve the dispute. Litigation will only be considered as a last resort when ADR is unsuccessful or has been documented by the party rejecting ADR to be inappropriate for resolving the dispute. (b) Before either party determines ADR inappropriate, that party must discuss the use of ADR with the other party. The documentation rejecting ADR must be signed by an official authorized to bind the Contractor (see Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause 52.233-1), or, for the Agency, by the Contracting Officer, and approved at a level above the Contracting Officer after consultation with the ADR Specialist and with legal. Contractor personnel are also encouraged to include the ADR Specialist in their discussions with the Contracting Officer before determining ADR to be inappropriate. (c) The offeror should check here to opt out of this clause:[ ] Alternate wording may be negotiated with the Contracting Officer.(End of Provision)
OFFER SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS - Quotes must include the following items. Submission of a quote that does not contain all items requested below may result in elimination from consideration for award.1. Quotations may be submitted in contractor format and shall include:(1) Company name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and FAX number (2) Solicitation number(3) Contractor DUNS Number and Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code(4) Unit Price and extended price for CLIN(5) Technical information (as stated below under FAR 13.106-2)(6) Signed acknowledgements of amendments (applicable only if any amendments are issued against this solicitation)2. Contractors are required to include a copy of the FAR provision 52.212-3-Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFAR 252.212-7000-Offeror Representation and Certification-Commercial Items with its proposal or may indicate completion of the representations and certifications on the internet at http://orca.bpn.gov. Failure to include the certifications along with the price proposal or to complete the certifications on the internet may result in elimination from consideration for award.FAR 13.106-2 Evaluation of Quotations or Offers - The Government intends to evaluate quotes in response to this quotation and will award one firm-fixed priced contract to the lowest price, technically acceptable contractor whose quote represents the lowest price. Therefore, to be considered for award, contractors are required to submit descriptive product literature/technical information which clearly indicates the product offered meets the Government minimum requirements. This information will be used to determine technical acceptability. Technical information will be evaluated for acceptability (only) on a pass/fail basis and will not be rated. Any contractor who has submitted technically acceptable product information will then have its quote evaluated for price.FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, Addenda to 52.212-4; the following clauses apply:FAR 52.247-34 FOB DESTINATIONFAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items; in paragraph (b) the following clauses apply:FAR 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Re-representationFAR 52.222-3, Convict LaborFAR 52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and RemediesFAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated FacilitiesFAR 52.222-26, Equal OpportunityFAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with DisabilitiesFAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in PersonsFAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign PurchasesFAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award ManagementFAR 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial VesselsDFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American and Balance Payments ProgramDFARS 252.225-7036, Buy American Act - Free Trade Agreements - Balance of Payments Program with Alternate I DFARS 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea with Alternate III
Additional required clauses other than those above may be included as Addenda on the award document.All questions and inquiries should be addressed via email to the Contract Specialist POC, Chad.Parent@dla.mil - Request for Quotation Number SP7000-16-Q-0078.Offerors responding to this announcement must submit their quotation via email to Chad.Parent@dla.mil. All quotes must be received by September 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM Eastern to be considered for award.