Belgium Credit Card
Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations | Published June 10, 2013 - Deadline July 15, 2013
(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR 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)Solicitation Number SP0600-13-R-0229 is issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP).
(iii) This RFP incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 205-66.
(iv)This acquisition has not been set-aside for small businesses and is issued under Full and Open Competition. The NAICS code is 324110 and the size standard is 1,500 employees. However, the small business size standard for a concern which submits an offer in its own name, but which proposes to furnish an item it did not manufacture itself, is 500 employees.
(v), (vi) and (vii) Any resultant contract will be a Requirements Type Contract with Firm Fixed pricing with a period of performance from date of award through 30 September 2018. Line Item 100-DE is for 40,000 Liters (Lt.) of DIESEL FUEL, 10 PPM SULF (SFD), NSN: 9140-01-556-9156. Line Item 100-EG is for 225,000 Liters (Lt.) of GASOLINE, PREM UNL (ULG), NSN: 9130-01-527-5763. The offered unit price should be Euro per liter and based on the official Belgium Government Pump price effective May 7, 2013. The reference date for any US $ - Euro conversion, prior to award is May 7, 2013. Line item 100-DE SHALL conform to Specification EN: 590: Latest editions and Line item 100-EG SHALL conform to Specification EN: 228: Latest edition. Please see Attachment A for further pertinent offer information.
(viii) FAR provision 52.212-1 Instruction to Offerors - Commercial Items (PC&S) (Tailored), applies to this acquisition, as does DFARS Provisions 252.212-7000 (ATTACHMENT C) and 252.212-7001 (ATTACHMENT B). All provisions and clauses referenced will be incorporated with offer received.
(ix) FAR provision 52.212-2(a) Evaluation -Commercial Items (Tailored)(Paragraph (a)) is applicable to this acquisition. The basis of award will be lowest price responsible offer responding to the solicitation. Responsible Offerors are determined by offers conforming to the requirements for valid offers see NOTE 1 below. When the Government elects to negotiate the offers, Final Proposal Revisions (FPR) will be evaluated. If no FPR is submitted, the initial offer will be used as the FPR. Prices are good for up to 120 days after submission of offer or revised price. For evaluation purposes, the offered unit prices(s) will not be updated until after award, regardless of pre-award changes in the reference price.
(x) FAR provision 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items is applicable to this acquisition. Complete this provision, located in Attachment C, and submit with offer.
(xi) FAR Clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable to this acquisition.
(xii) FAR Clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable to this acquisition. Additionally, the following clauses are incorporated by reference: 52.203-6, 52.203-13, 52.204-10, 52.209-6, 52.209-9, 52.209-10, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.223-18, 52.225-13, 52.232-33 and 52.232-34.
(xiii) Any exceptions taken will be sent with offer on company letterhead stating the clause/provision/what exception is being taken. If the exception is not acceptable to the Government, the offeror will be advised during negotiations and have the opportunity to withdraw their offer or accept the stated terms and conditions. By submission of an offer you are stating all terms and conditions of the entire solicitation are accepted and apply to your offer unless clearly stated herein and in a formal letter on company letterhead.
Belgium is a member country of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), therefore fuel purchased on behalf of United States armed forces and their accompanying civilian components should be considered exempt from any taxes or customs fees pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty, Apr. 4, 1949, 63 Stat. 2241, 34 U.N.T.S. 243 and the NATO Status of Forces Agreement, Article XI, dated 19 Jun 51 effective 23 Aug 1953, TIAS 2846, 4 UST 1792.
ATTACHMENT B - C-0001 / C16.67 FUEL SPECIFICATIONS (PC&S) (EUROPE) (DLA ENERGY MAR 2013), F-0001 / F30 ORDERING AND PAYING OFFICERS (BELGIUM) (DLA ENERGY MAY 1989), I-0001 / I209.09 EXTENSION PROVISIONS (DLA ENERGY JAN 2012), 52.229-6 TAXES -FOREIGN FIXED-PRICE CONTRACTS (FEB 2013), and M0001/M55 CONVERSION FACTORS (DLA ENERGY MAR 2007) apply to this solicitation.
ATTACHMENT C- contains the clauses/provisions that must be completed and sent in with offer.
(xiv) The closing date for receipt of offers is 16:00 local time Fort Belvoir, Virginia on 21 June 2013. Responses can be mailed to DLA ENERGY, John J. Kingman Rd, Suite 4950, Attn: DLA Energy PIA, RM 3821, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060 or email to DESCPIA@dla.mil or fax to 703-767-8506, Attn: Kurtiss Beach (PIA).
(xv) Points of contact for information regarding this solicitation are:
Kurtiss Beach and James Forde
Phone: 703-767-4306 Phone: 703-767-8497
Email: Kurtiss.Beach@dla.mil Email: James.Forde@dla.mil
NOTE 1: TO BE VALID, ALL OFFERS MUST COMPLET ATTACHMENT C AND COMPLY WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS IN CLAUSE 52.212-1(b) TO INCLUDE AT A MINIMUM:
(1)The solicitation number, (2) The time specified in the solicitation for receipt of offers, (3) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror, (4) A technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements in the solicitation. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary, (5) Terms of any express warranty, (6) Price and any discount terms, (7) "Remit to" address, if different than mailing address, (8) A completed copy of the representations and certifications at FAR 52-212-3 (see FAR 52-212-3(b)) for those representations and certifications that the offeror shall complete electronically), (9) Acknowledgement of Solicitation Amendments, and (10) If the offer is not submitted on the SF1449, include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions and provisions included in the solicitation on Company Letterhead and signed and dated by an Officer of the Company. Offers that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration.
NOTE 2: TO BE VALID, ALL OFFERORS MUST BE REGISTERED ON WWW.SAM.GOV ANY OFFEROR WHO HAD NOT REGISTERED IS NOT AUTOMATICALLY MIGRATED FROM CCR. ALL CERTIFICATIONS AND REPRESENATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED ON WWW.SAM.GOV TO BE ACCEPTABLE BY THE TIME OFFERS ARE SUBMITTED.