Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons | Published November 12, 2015 - Deadline December 4, 2015
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.The solicitation number is RFQP01071600008 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-84. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 111110 with a small business size standard of $0.75M.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2015-12-04 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Cumberland, MD 21502
The FCI CUMBERLAND FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001: Carrots, 6#10 cans, Vegetable, Carrots, Diced or Sliced, Canned, 6 - #10 Cans per Case, Packed to standard U. S. Grade B or Better, Originated from crops that have been 100 percent grown, processed, and packed in the United States, Minimum Drain Weight 6. 112 cases, 112, cs;
LI 002: Green Beans, 6#10 cans, Vegetable, Beans, Green, Canned, Blue Lake Variety, Cut, 6 - #10 Cans per Case, Packed to standard of U. S. Grade B or Better, Originated from crops that have been 100 percent grown, processed, and packed in the United States, Min 224 cases., 224, cs;
LI 003: Tomato, Crushed, Peeled, Tomato Soluble Solids (TSS) 12% or Greater; Color, Flavor, Oder to be equivalent to Grade A for Tomato Puree; 6 - #10 Cans per Case, Minimum Drain Weight 63.5 oz., Grade Standard Reference Title 7 CFR 52.5168 280 cases, 280, cs;
LI 004: Tomato Catsup, US Grade A, U.S. Standards for Grades, 6/#10 Cans or pouches per case. State can or pouch on bid. 112 cases., 112, cs;
LI 005: Juice, Lime, Reconstituted (CID A-A-20144B). Plastic containers Quarts 24 each., 24, ea;
LI 006: Vegetable, Corn, Whole Kernel, Canned, Packed to standard U. S. Grade B or Better, Golden, Originated from crops that have been 100 percent grown, processed, and packed in the United States or Canada, 6 - #10 Cans 224 cases., 224, cs;
LI 007: Pickles, Sliced crosswise, crosscut or waffle cut style, Bulk, Dill, Cured. Product will comply with the United States Standards for Grades of Pickles (55 FR 11905). Grade A or B. 4/1 Gallon Plastic Containers per case. 48 cases., 48, cs;
LI 008: Peanut Butter, Regular or Reduced Fat, Smooth or Chunky/crunchy, Stabilized, Non-fortified, Salted or Unsalted. (CID A-A-20328B, Style I, Class A or B, Texture 1 or 3, Type a, Fortification 1, Seasoning (a) or (b). 30 lb sealed containers. 40 each., 40, ea;
LI 009: Vegetable, Spinach, Cut leaf or Sliced, U.S. Grade A, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Grade B, or U.S. Extra Standard. As defined in Food and Drug Standard of Identity 21 CFR 51.990. Originated from crops that have been 100 percent grown, processed, and packed in the United States or Canada, 6/#10 cans or pouches per case. 168 cases., 168, cs;
LI 010: Vegetable, Peas, Sweet, Canned. U.S. Grade A – C. As defined in Food and Drug Standard of Identity 21 CFR 155.170. Originated from crops that have been 100 percent grown, processed, and packed in the United States or Canada. 6/#10 cans or pouches per case. 112 cases., 112, cs;
LI 011: Tomato, Diced, Tomato Soluble Solids (TSS) 12% or Greater; Color, Flavor, Oder to be equivalent to Grade A for Tomato Puree; 6 - #10 Cans per Case, Minimum Drain Weight 63.5 oz., Grade Standard Reference Title 7 CFR 52.5168 280 cases, 280, cs;
LI 012: Pizza/Spaghetti sauce 6 - #10 cans. 280 cases., 280, cs;
LI 013: Sugar Substitute, Non-Carbohydrate, Saccharin, Acesulfame K, Aspartame, Sucralose, Neotame, or Rebaudioside A, Granular, Packaged in Envelopes/Packets. (CID A-A-20178C, Types I-VI, Style A, Package 1). Each individual is .80 to 1.0 Gram. 2000/case. 200 Cases., 200, cs;
LI 014: Syrup, Imitation Maple, Regular Style, Thick, 4 - 1 Gallon Plastic Containers per Case. 144 cases., 144, cs;
LI 015: Syrup, Imitation Maple, Regular Style, Thick, 100 - 1 Oz Packages per Case. 80 cases., 80, cs;
LI 016: Vegetables, Mixed, 6 - #10 Cans per Case, Packed to standard of CID A-A-20120D, Minimum Drain Weight 65 oz. Originated from crops that have been 100 percent grown, processed, and packed in the United States or Canada. 112 cases., 112, cs;
LI 017: Plums, Canned, Standards of Identity contained in 21 CFR 155.191, U.S. Grade A, B, C, or U.S. Fancy, Whole or Halves, peeled, pitted, Purple plum groups, Packed in light syrup, lightly sweetened fruit juice and water, lightly sweetened fruit juice, slightly sweetened water, extra light syrup, slightly sweetened fruit juice and water, slightly sweetened fruit juice, or in water, 6/#10 Cans per Case. 56 Cases., 56, cs;
LI 018: Sauce, Soy, Fermented or Non-Fermented, Reduced Sodium (CID A-A-20087D, Type I or IV), 4/1 Gallon Plastic Containers per case. 48 Cases., 48, cs;
LI 019: Vinegar, Cider or Distilled, 50 Grain Strength, 4/1 Gallon Containers per case. 24 cases., 24, cs;
LI 020: Tomato, Paste, as defined in the standard of identity for tomato paste (21 CFR 155.191). Natural Tomato Soluble Solids ranging from extra heavy to medium concentration (28 to 39.3%). U.S. Grade A, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Grade C, or U.S. Standard. 6/#10 cans. 112 cases., 112, cs;
LI 021: Vanilla flavoring, 4-1 gallon containers per case. 48 cases., 48, cs;
LI 022: Liquid smoke, 4-1 gallon plastic containers per case. 24 cases., 24, cs;
LI 023: Molasses 4-1 gallon plastic containers. 24 cases., 24, cs;
LI 024: Pepper shakers, 48 count cases. Disposable plastic containers. 30 cases., 30, cs;
Solicitation and Buy Attachments
***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***
As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms ?offer? and ?offeror? refer to a response to a solicitation that, if accepted, would bind the submitter to perform the resultant contract. The terms ?bid? and ?bidder? refer to an offer submitted in response to an Invitation for Bid (IFB). The term ?proposal? refers to an offer submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The terms ?quotation,? ?quote,? and ?quoter? refer to a non-binding submission in response to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) which is not an offer.
Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid/Proposal/Quotation individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the ?Included in another line item? function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ?Submit a Question? feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid/Proposal/Quotation being determined to be unacceptable.
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated.
Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.
This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.
No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award.
Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable).
The Contracting Officer will indicate elsewhere in this Buy as to whether responses will be evaluated for award based either upon (a) price and pricing factors only (Bids/Quotes) or (b) price and other factors (Proposals/Quotes). All Bids/Proposals/Quotations must conform to the listed specifications or the Statement of Work. If award criteria are based upon (b) price and other factors, the Contracting Officer shall clearly indicate the criteria to be applied elsewhere in this Buy.
In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Bidder/Offeror/Quoter must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this Buy. Submissions can be sent to email@example.com.
For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The Bidder/Offeror/Quoter may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the BOP Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this Buy. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this Buy will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the contractor's expense.
For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may result in non-consideration of the Bid/Proposal/Quotation. This information is REQUIRED in order for a seller?s Bid/Proposal/Quotation to be evaluated for award. FAR 52.211-6.