PACKING, CONTAINERIZATION AND LOCAL DRAYAGE OF DIRECT PROCUREMENT METHOD (DPM) PERSONAL PROPERTY SHIPMENTS
Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published April 19, 2017 - Deadline May 10, 2017
Synopsis:The U.S. Army Contracting Command is seeking potential sources possessing the capability to perform preparation of personal property of Department of Defense (DOD) personnel for shipment and/or storage and related services through the Direct Procurement Method (DPM). The DPM Program manages the shipment of domestic household goods, international-household goods, and unaccompanied baggage shipments.DPM contracts are administered by local Personal Property Processing Offices and include packing,containerization,local drayage, delivery, unpacking, storage and related services.The contractor will furnish all personnel, equipment, facilities, supplies, services, and materials, except those specified as government-furnished. The scope of work to be performed will be detailed in the Performance Work Statement (PWS) upon contract award. The estimated period of performance is 1 June 2018-31 May 2022 for a total POP of 1 base year and four option years.Specific requirements for each task include but are not limited to:Premove Survey; Weighing ;Time Requirements ;Preparation, Packaging, Loading, Containerization ;Tagging, Inventorying, and Packing List ;Appliance Servicing and Subservicing; Containers and Vehicles; Exterior Marking of Shipping Containers; Outbound Documentation and Movement ;Storage ;Facilities; Cargo Insurance
Background:The Direct Procurement Method (DPM) Program was established to manage the shipment of domestic household goods, international-household goods, and unaccompanied baggage shipments. DPM contracts are solicited and awarded through a local Contracting Office.DPM contracts are administered by local Personal Property Processing Offices to provide a comprehensive movement process for worldwide movement of small shipments and larger shipment to specific overseas locations were other modes of shipment are not authorized.The DPM contract is essential to reduce cost of small moves and ensuring compliance with Joint Travel Regulation entitlements.
Submission Instructions:This documentation must address at a minimum the following items:1.) What type of work has your company performed in the past in support of the same or similar requirement?2.) Can or has your company managed a task of this nature? If so, please provide details.3.) What specific technical skills does your company possess which ensure capability to perform the tasks?4.) Please note that under a Small-Business Set-Aside, in accordance with FAR 52.219-14, the small business prime must perform at least 50% of the work themselves in terms of the cost of performance. Provide an explanation of your company's ability to perform at least 50% of the tasking described in this PBSOW for the base period as well as the option periods.5.) Provide a statement including current small/large business status and company profile to include number of employees, annual revenue history, office locations, DUNs number, etc.6.) Respondents to this notice also must indicate whether they qualify as a Small, Small Disadvantaged, Women-Owned, HUBZone, or Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern.Any interested party shall provide written response NLT 14 days from the date of Solicitation/Synopsis posting. The written response shall be limited to 5 pages and shall include the following information:(1) Offeror's names, address, point of contact, phone number, and e-mail address.(2) Offeror's Business Type and Business Size (whether HUB Zone, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, 8(a), large business, or small business).(3) Your response, including any capabilities statement, shall be electronically submitted to the Contract Specialist, Kayla James, in either Microsoft Word or Portable Document Format (PDF) email: email@example.com or the undersigned. No phone calls will be accepted.(4) All data received in response to this Sources Sought that is marked ordesignated as corporate or proprietary will be fully protected from any release outside the Government.(5) All questions must be submitted to the contract specialist identified above or the undersigned. The Government is not committed nor obligated to pay for the information provided, and no basis for claims against the Government shall arise as a result of a response to this solicitation/synopsis.Courtney