Coal for Steam Locomotives
Department of the Interior, National Park Service | Published September 8, 2011 - Deadline September 14, 2011
(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.(ii) This Request for Quotation and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-53. (iii) This procurement is unrestricted. The NAICS code is 423520, Coal and Other Mineral and Ore Merchant. The National Park Service encourages the participation of small, disadvantaged, and women-owned businesses. (iv) The Government intends to issue a firm-fixed price contract to the responsible offeror whose total offer represents the "lowest- price-technically-acceptable" basis to the Government. National Park Service, Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, PA has a requirement for purchase of 250 tons of coal based on the specifications listed and the estimated delivery dates for the year 2012. (v)Requirement: The contractor shall furnish and deliver a total of 250 tons of coal that must meet the following: SULFER .4% TO 1.2%; ASH CONTENT: 4% TO 11%; VOLATILE: 15% TO 30%. BTU: 12000 TO 18,000; SIZE 1" X 3" to 3" X 4" LUMP or EGG. PLEASE QUOTE PRICE PER TON FOR COAL, AND APPLICABLE DELIVERY/FUEL CHARGES. CONTRACTOR SHALL PROVIDE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF EACH COAL DELIVERY, 5 DAYS PRIOR TO DELIVERY. DELIVERIES NOT MEETING SPECS OR CONTAINING EXCESSIVE DEBRIS OR FINES WILL BE REFUSED. COAL RE-LOADING DUE TO REFUSAL OF DELIVERY WILL BE AT THE CONTRACTOR'S EXPENSE. (vi) Delivery Schedule: One truckload (25 tons) of coal is required for each of the following dates (estimated) in the year 2012: (1) March 24, 2012; (2) April 14, 2012; (3) May 12, 2012; (4) June 23, 2012; (5) July 21, 2012; (6) August 4, 2012; (7) August 18, 2012; (8) September 8, 2012; (9) September 15, 2012 and (10) September 22, 2012. (vii) Schedule of Submissions: One (1) invoice must be submitted after each successful delivery and acceptance.(viii) SCHEDULE: Award of contract shall be subject to FAR Part 52.232-18 "Availability of Funds" (April 1984) for Fiscal Year 2012 (October 1, 2011-September 30, 2012). (ix) DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN QUOTE: 1. A firm fixed price quote, using the attached bid schedule.2. Three (3) references of the proposed supply of coal delivered within the past three (3) years.3. Name, phone number, and address of your point of contact. (x) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award.(xi) FAR provisions/clauses listed below apply. This information is available on the Internet at http://www.acquisition.gov/far and/or http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm. FAR 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items, with paragraph (a) clause indicated by number 3; paragraph (b) clause indicated by 10, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 33, 34, 37, and 42; FAR 52.232-18 "Availability of Funds"; FAR 52.243-1 "Changes-Fixed Price". (ix) The official combined synopsis/solicitation is posted at http://ideasec.nbc.gov. In order to receive the award, vendor must be registered at http://www.ccr.gov. Be prepared with your company's DUNS number (available from Dun and Bradstreet at 1-888-546-0024) and your Federal Tax Identification Number (TIN). Amendments to the solicitation will be posted in the same manner as the solicitation; it is your responsibility to monitor the website. The government reserves the right to cancel this solicitation.(x) Offers must be submitted via email to NPNHContracting_BidProposal@nps.gov to the attention of Jose Valencia. The due date and time is 4:30 PM EDT on September 14, 2011. You may also fax your quote at 718-354-4553. Please reference the RFQ number when submitting your quote. Any questions regarding the solicitation should be directed to Jose_Valencia@nps.gov. Telephone calls will not be accepted, no exceptions.(xi) WEIGHT AND PAYMENT: The contractor shall furnish weigh tickets from state certified scales for each delivery made. Payment will be made on actual quantities delivered and accepted.(xii) Submit your quote on the bid schedule. Failure to do so may render the bid non-responsive. Refer to definition of bid items for the bid item descriptions.
1. CLIN 0001 QUANTITY 250 x $____________________/Ton=$________________________