Department of State, Western Hemisphere Posts | Published August 5, 2016 - Deadline August 15, 2016
Bids are being solicited under solicitation number PR5583028. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.If your company can provide the product/services listed on the solicitation and comply with all of the solicitation instructions, please respond to this notice. To view the specifications, please go to www.FedBid.com and reference Buy No. 813504.
GSA Schedule Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing GSA Schedule. The Schedule must either be in the Seller's name or the Seller must be able to document its ability to act as an agent of a partner's Schedule. Sellers must not bid more than their applicable contract ceiling price, excluding the FedBid Fee, for contract-specific items. If FedBid receives notice that, due to inclusion of the FedBid Fee, the Selected Bid's line item pricing is higher than the Selected Seller's applicable published government contract pricing, the FedBid Fee will be reduced to ensure the Selected Bid's line item pricing does not exceed the Selected Seller's applicable contract pricing. Sellers may offer Open Market items only in accordance with the approved Terms and Conditions of their respective GSA Schedule AND upon approval from the soliciting Contracting Officer. Information regarding GSA Schedules can be found at www.GSA.gov. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified sellers may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2016-08-15 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Laredo, TX 78045 The DOS Embassy/Mexico City INL - Department of State requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: Bowl - Bowl 32 oz., no-spill proof dog water bowl. Made of non-toxic polyethylene. Color: white., 20, EA; LI 002: First aid kit for canine - Black nylon case with a large central compartment and multiple attachment points. Dimensions Case Closed: H 7.75 in. x W 13 in. x D 9 in. CONTENTS: 4 x S-Rolled Gauze 2 x ETD? 4 in. Emergency Trauma Dressing 1 x ETD? Abdominal Emergency Trauma Dressing 1 x Combat Gauze? Hemostatic Bandage 1 x NAR Needleless Saline Lock Kit 2 x ARS? Needle Decompression Kit (14 G x 3.25 in.) 2 x Petrolatum Gauze (3 in. x 18 in.) 1 x SAM? Splint II (36 in. x 4.25 in.) 1 x Trauma Shears (7.25 in.) 1 x Eye Wash Solution 1 x Splinter Forceps 10 x Bear Claw? Nitrile Trauma Gloves (5 pr.) 1 x Hydrogen Peroxide (8 oz) 1 x Digital Veterinary Thermometer 1 x Tactical Black Muzzle 2 x 2 in. Veterinary Elastic Adhesive Tape 2 x 4 in. Veterinary Elastic Adhesive Tape 1 x Black Flexible, Self-Adherent Bandaging Tape 1 x Veterinary Tissue Adhesive
The Seller confirms to have sourced all products submitted in this Bid from manufacturer-approved channels for Federal sales, in accordance with all applicable laws and manufacturer?s current applicable policies at the time of purchase. Seller must be able to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with applicable manufacturer certification / specialization requirements. If software is provided or included, Seller shall, upon request, provide Buyer with a copy of the End User License Agreement. Seller certifies that all software is licensed originally to Buyer as the original licensee authorized to use the software. All bid prices must include shipping FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.). No partial shipments are permitted, unless otherwise specified by Contracting Officer at time of award. A) The offeror shall provide the government, with its offer submission, written verification from the GSA schedule holder that an agreement exists that validates the offeror's right to offer the GSA schedule items on behalf of the GSA schedule holder, if other than the offeror; and, B) By proactively complying with this offer term, sellers accept that the government will make award to the GSA schedule holder only, as the sole awardee. Further, the sole awardee and only the sole awardee shall submit its invoice to the government and receive payment from the government. GSA schedule orders may include "open market" items, i.e., items not on the awardee's list of GSA schedule items, only in compliance with FAR 8.402(f). Offerors should verify in writing which items are listed on their GSA schedule contracts and which items are "open market" items. For an offer to qualify as an offer based on a GSA schedule contract, the value of "open market" items included in the offer may not exceed the applicable micro-purchase threshold as defined in FAR 2.101. In order to notate which items are open market, in accordance with FAR 8.402(f)(3), Seller must write "open market" in the Line Item Description for any item not currently active on the cited contract, or list in the Seller Bid Description field all open market line numbers (e.g. "Open Market Items: Lines 1, 2, 3.") Buyers and Sellers agree to use FedBid.com as an independent Venue for buying and selling goods or services, respectively. It is understood that FedBid ranks all bids by price, regardless of the evaluation criteria used by the buyer. Buyers and Sellers understand that a Buyer always maintains all rights assigned under their contracting authority (best value to the government - see FAR 2.101) and/or applicable acquisition regulations, and may select the most advantageous bid for the governments purpose while considering offline factors such as delivery, past performance, socio-economic classifications, and source rotation. Award may NOT be based solely on pricing factors alone. Consideration may be given to non-price related factors to include delivery, history, urgency of need, as well as price, among others. Bidder shall specify PART #, MANUFACTURER, and extended specifications for all bids submitted. Failure to provide the specific brand/mfr, part#, and specs being quoted may result in a NON-COMPLIANT BID and REMOVAL from award consideration. Bid detail such as "equal", "exact match", etc is NOT sufficient. To have a bid considered for award for Brand Name or Equal & Meet or Exceed buys, all vendors must provide manufacturer, part number & extended specifications of the exact model being proposed for all line items. NO EXCEPTIONS. Failure to proactively provide this information in a way which clearly aligns to each of the required specifications will result in a "Non Responsive" bid and removal from award consideration. Seller certifies that it is an authorized distributer of the brand name product being offered to the Department of State and that it has the certification/specialization level required by the manufacturer, to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with applicable manufacturer certification/specialization requirements. Unless otherwise specified, Seller warrants that the products are new and in their original box(es). To properly assess offers, vendors MUST include documentation pertaining to specifications of the items being requested. This is included but not limited to: brand name/manufacturer, part numbers, and product description. Vendors that do not provide this information will be deemed technically unacceptable. Seller must provide packing list with each shipment describing, in adequate detail, items packaged in each individual box. 2 copies of the packing list. One attached to packaging; One attached to commercial invoice.