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N--Cat 6 Cable Install

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 23, 2016  -  Deadline August 30, 2016
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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 16-Q-2282 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 2005-89. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 811211 with a small business size standard of $7.50M.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 2016-08-30 11:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: Network rewire support. The contractor shall remove all existing Multi-Mode Fiber optic cabling and CAT-5 & CAT-5e cabling systems within the prescribed area covered in the Performance Work Statement (PWS)., 1, JOB; LI 002: Network rewire support. The contractor shall to perform NIPR CAT 6 Installation as defined in the Performance Work Statement(PWS)., 1, JOB; LI 003: CAT 6 Plenum cable, 10000, EA; LI 004: Patch Panels, 2, EA; LI 005: Jacks, 50, EA; LI 006: Contract Manpower Report, 1, EA; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. In accordance with FAR 19.102(b), the small business size standard is applied by classifying the product or service being acquired in the industry whose definition, as found NAICS Manual, best describes the principal nature of the product or service being acquired. The NAICS code selected for this acquisition is 238210-Electrical Contractors and other wiring installation contractors with an applicable small business size standard of 15 Mil. The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this solicitation, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this solicitation, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contractor employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the price of any subsequently awarded contract under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. If an interested party have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also officially protest to the contracting officer. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If an interested party has complaints or want to file a protest it must be sent to the address below: Mission and Installation Contracting Command Chief, Supply and Small Services Branch BOX 339500, MS 19 JBLM, WA 98433-9500 Facsimile number 253-967-3844 If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: [contract number] HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. Quotes MUST be valid for 60 days after Request for Quote/solicitation?s closing date. Questions concerning this solicitation must be submitted at least 3 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. Contact ClientServices@FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected and deemed non-responsive. In order to enhance the efficiency of the procurement process, the Government intends to evaluate only the lowest priced quote to determine if the quote is technically acceptable and whether the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance. If the lowest priced quote is reasonably priced and technically acceptable and the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance, the Government intends to make an award to that vendor and no other quote will be evaluated. If the lowest priced offer is not technically acceptable, the vendor does not have acceptable or neutral past performance, or both, then the Government will evaluate the second lowest priced quote for technical acceptability and acceptable or neutral past performance. This method will continue until the lowest priced, technically acceptable quote, by a vendor with acceptable or neutral past performance, is determined. Quotes will be evaluated based on price and technical acceptability. Quoter/Offeror certifies that the product quoted meets or exceeds all minimum requirements as stated in the Request for Quotes.

87--Seed Mix

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 3, 2016  -  Deadline August 10, 2016
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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 UNAWRD-16-Q-0986 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 2005-89. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 111998 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 2016-08-10 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following: LI 001: Siberian Wheatgrass (Vavilov) Solo Seed NO MIXING Species: Agropyron fragile(AGFR) Cultivar / Variety, 4500, Pound; LI 002: Reliable Sandberg Bluegrass Solo Seed NO MIXING Species: Poa secunda(POSE), 200, Pound; LI 003: Heavy Disturbance Mix Seed Pre-Mixed: 1. Species: Agropyron fragile (Vavilov II) Common Name: Siberian Wheatgrass (Vavilov II) 50% of Mix 2. Species: Elymus wawawaiensis(Secar) Common Name: Snake River Wheatgrass (Secar) 20% of Mix 3. Species: Pseudoroegneria spicata Common Name: Bluebunch Wheatgrass 15% of Mix 4.Species: Poa secunda Common Name: Reliable sandgerg Bluegrass 12% of Mix 5. Species: Achillea millefolium occientials Common Name: Yakima Western Yarrow 3% of Mix, 800, Pound; LI 004: Blending Charge, 1, Job; LI 005: Shipping & Handling, 1, Job; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. In accordance with FAR 19.102(b), the small business size standard is applied by classifying the product or service being acquired in the industry whose definition, as found NAICS Manual, best describes the principal nature of the product or service being acquired. The NAICS code selected for this acquisition is (111998, All Other Miscellaneous Crop Farming) with an applicable small business size standard of ($0.75M). The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this solicitation, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this solicitation, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contractor employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the price of any subsequently awarded contract under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. If an interested party have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also officially protest to the contracting officer. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If an interested party has complaints or want to file a protest it must be sent to the address below: Mission and Installation Contracting Command Chief, Supply and Small Services Branch BOX 339500, MS 19 JBLM, WA 98433-9500 Facsimile number 253-967-3844 If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: [contract number] HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. Quotes MUST be valid for 60 days after Request for Quote/solicitation?s closing date. Questions concerning this solicitation must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. Contact ClientServices@FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected and deemed non-responsive. In order to enhance the efficiency of the procurement process, the Government intends to evaluate only the lowest priced quote to determine if the quote is technically acceptable and whether the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance. If the lowest priced quote is reasonably priced and technically acceptable and the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance, the Government intends to make an award to that vendor and no other quote will be evaluated. If the lowest priced offer is not technically acceptable, the vendor does not have acceptable or neutral past performance, or both, then the Government will evaluate the second lowest priced quote for technical acceptability and acceptable or neutral past performance. This method will continue until the lowest priced, technically acceptable quote, by a vendor with acceptable or neutral past performance, is determined. Quotes will be evaluated based on price and technical acceptability. Quoter/Offeror certifies that the product quoted meets or exceeds all minimum requirements as stated in the Request for Quotes. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Bid MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy.

68--Herbicides

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published December 21, 2015  -  Deadline January 5, 2016
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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 UNAWRD-16-Q-7021 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 2005-85. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 325320 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.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 2016-01-05 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: Frequency Herbicide (Active Ingredient: topramezone at 29.7%, EPA Reg. No. 7969-281). Product to be provided in 1 gallon containers boxed and palletized for shipping. The vendor shall supply 25 gallons of Frequency Herbicide in 1 gallon containers. Substitutions for other brand names may be allowed, provided they contain the same active ingredients in the same proportions/percentages stated here, the product is labeled for both aerial and ground application, it is labeled for use on non-crop/bare-ground sites, and as a pre-emergent product. Delivery required by 22 January 2016., 25, Gallons; LI 002: Piper Herbicide (Minimum active ingredients and percentage of each active ingredient are: Flumioxazin at 33.5%, and Pyroxasulfone at 42.5%, EPA Reg No. 59639-193). Product to be provided in 3.75 pound containers boxed and palletized for shipping. The vendor shall supply 348.75 pounds (93 containers) of Piper Herbicide in 3.75 pound containers. Substitutions for other brand names may be allowed, provided they contain the same active ingredients in at least the same proportions and percentages as stated here. Piper is a dispersible granule (DG), however suitable substitutes may also be provided in an Emulsifiable Concentrate (EC) formulation. The product shall also be labeled for both ground and aerial application, for use on non-crop/bare-ground sites, and is labeled as a pre-emergent product. The vendor shall provide the Herbicide packaged in boxes and palletized for shipping. Delivery required by 22 January 2016., 93, EA; LI 003: RoundUp Pro Herbicide (Minimum active ingredients and percentage of each active ingredient are: Glyphosate, N-(phosphonomethyl glycine, in the form of its isopropylamine salt at 41%) (4 lbs per active ingredient isopropylamine salt (1 gallon contains 3.0 lbs per active ingredient glyphosate), EPA Reg No. 524-475). Product to be provided in 2.5 gallon containers boxed and palletized for shipping. Substitutions for other brand names may be allowed, provided they contain the same active ingredients in at least the same proportions and percentages as stated here. The only acceptable formulation is an EC. The vendor shall supply 150 gallons of RoundUp Pro Herbicide in 2.5 gallon containers. Delivery required by 22 January 2016., 150, Gallons; LI 004: Dicamba Herbicide (Active ingredient and percentage of active ingredient is: dimethylamine salt of dicamba at 48.2% (40% 3, 6-dichloro-o-anisic acid (dicamba) or 4 lbs/gallon), EPA No. 42750-40). Product to be provided in 2.5 gallon containers boxed and palletized for shipping. Substitutions for other brand names may be allowed, provided they contain the same active ingredients in the same proportions, percentages, and are an EC liquid. The vendor shall supply 50 gallons of Dicamba Herbicide, in 2.5 gallon containers. Delivery required by 22 January 2016., 50, Gallons; LI 005: Signal Spray Pattern Indicator. Product to be provided in 1 or 2.5 gallon containers boxed and palletized for shipping. Substitutions for other brand names may be allowed, provided they contain the same active ingredients in at least the same proportions and percentages as the Signal product. The vendor shall supply 5 gallons of Blue Spray Indicator in either 1 or 2.5 gallon containers. Delivery required by 22 January 2016., 5, Gallons; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation contracting Office, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this contract, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contract employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the contract price under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. A protest to a U.S. Army Materiel Command forum is considered a ?protest to the agency?, as described in FAR 33.103. The HQAMC Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an alternative dispute resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or another external forum. The proper address for AMC level protests is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. As prescribed in 22.1705(a), insert the following clause: COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (FEB 2009) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Coercion means-- (1) Threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; (2) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or (3) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Commercial sex act means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person. Debt bondage means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined. Employee means an employee of the Contractor directly engaged in the performance of work under the contract who has other than a minimal impact or involvement in contract performance. Forced Labor means knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person-- (1) By threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person; (2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause the person to believe that, if the person did not perform such labor or services, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or the legal process. Involuntary servitude includes a condition of servitude induced by means of-- (1) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such conditions, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (2) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Severe forms of trafficking in persons means-- (1) Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or (2) The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. Sex trafficking means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act. (b) Policy. The United States Government has adopted a zero tolerance policy regarding trafficking in persons. Contractors and contractor employees shall not-- (1) Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of performance of the contract; (2) Procure commercial sex acts during the period of performance of the contract; or (3) Use forced labor in the performance of the contract. (c) Contractor requirements. The Contractor shall-- (1) Notify its employees of-- (i) The United States Government's zero tolerance policy described in paragraph (b) of this clause; and (ii) The actions that will be taken against employees for violations of this policy. Such actions may include, but are not limited to, removal from the contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment; and (2) Take appropriate action, up to and including termination, against employees or subcontractors that violate the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause. (d) Notification. The Contractor shall inform the Contracting Officer immediately of-- (1) Any information it receives from any source (including host country law enforcement) that alleges a Contractor employee, subcontractor, or subcontractor employee has engaged in conduct that violates this policy; and (2) Any actions taken against Contractor employees, subcontractors, or subcontractor employees pursuant to this clause. (e) Remedies. In addition to other remedies available to the Government, the Contractor's failure to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c), (d), or (f) of this clause may result in-- (1) Requiring the Contractor to remove a Contractor employee or employees from the performance of the contract; (2) Requiring the Contractor to terminate a subcontract; (3) Suspension of contract payments; (4) Loss of award fee, consistent with the award fee plan, for the performance period in which the Government determined Contractor non-compliance; (5) Termination of the contract for default or cause, in accordance with the termination clause of this contract; or (6) Suspension or debarment. (f) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts. (g) Mitigating Factor. The Contracting Officer may consider whether the Contractor had a Trafficking in Persons awareness program at the time of the violation as a mitigating factor when determining remedies. Additional information about Trafficking in Persons and examples of awareness programs can be found at the website for the Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at http://www.state.gov/g/tip. Quote MUST be good for 30 days after Request for Quote closing date. Questions concerning this quote must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. The contractor shall not hire any individual to perform work on Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract unless such individual is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. The contractor shall comply with 8 USC 1324a, 8 CFR Part 274a, and any other laws and regulations pertaining to the employment of aliens. The contractor shall, upon request by the Contracting Officer, present documentary evidence acceptable to the Contracting Officer that the employee(s) named or identified in the request is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. Such documentation shall be presented to the Contracting Officer within three (3) working days after the contractor's receipt of the request for documentation. If acceptable documentary evidence is not provided within the required time, the contractor shall not allow the affected employee(s) to perform work on Fort Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract until after such acceptable documentary evidence is presented to the Contracting Officer. Removal of any employee(s) from performance of work pursuant to this provision shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility to perform all work under this contract in a timely manner. Contact ClientServices @ FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. Contact the specialist listed in the solicitation to address any questions concerning any other request for quotes. This is a Request for Bids under Federal Acquisition Regulation 13, Simplified Acquisition. The following clauses apply: Clause Criteria FAR 52.213-1 Fast Pay is incorporated by reference and applies to Fast Pay purchase orders under $30,000. FAR 52.213-2 Is incorporated by reference and applies to Invoices purchase orders authorized for Advance Payment. FAR 52.213-3 Is incorporated by reference and applies to all firm fixed Notice to Supplier price purchase orders. FAR 52.213-4 Is incorporated by reference and applies to Terms and Conditions- purchase orders under $150,000. Simplified Acquisitions, Non-Commercial items FAR 52.252-2 : This award incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the Clauses Incorporated same force and affect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm Wherever the words "offer", "proposal", "offerors", or similar terms are used in this solicitation, they shall be read to mean "quote", "quotation", "quoter", ?vendor? or similar corresponding term to reflect that this solicitation is a Request for Quotations, not a Request for Proposals or an Invitation for Bids. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected as non-responsive. New equipment/parts only. No remanufactured products. FAR 52.211-6 -- Brand Name or Equal is incorporated into this solicitation and any subsequent awards. To meet the Brand Name or Equal provision the Quoter must: (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as ?brand name or equal,? the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that ?equal? products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of ?equal? products, including ?equal? products of the brand name manufacturer, must? (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate ?equal? products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. The contract price includes all applicable Federal, state, and local taxes and duties. FOB Destination CONUS (Continental U.S.) Procedures for commercial vehicle access to military installations are varied. To enter the installation, the Contractor should thoroughly comply with the access procedures of a respective installation. The Contractor shall ensure that its drivers, including drivers of subcontractors at any tier, comply with the access procedures enforced by each military installation. The Contractor shall completely coordinate with the military installations and the delivery point of contacts. The contractor shall stamp or mark the supplies delivered or otherwise furnish notice with the supplies of the existence of a warranty. Markings shall include (i) a brief statement that a warranty exists, (ii) the substance of the warranty, (iii) its duration, and (iv) who to notify if the supplies are found to be defective. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to YTC are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (509) 577-3236. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to YTC will be allowed only at the Main Gate (Exit 26 from I-82) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0700 hours and 1530 hours. The gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on YTC. If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST YOU, AND WILL HELP TO EXPEDITE PAPERWORK AND PAYMENT. a. Only one delivery will be accepted against each line item. Backorders will NOT be accepted on individual line items. b. Deliver on or before date specified. Deliveries will be accepted Monday through Friday (except Holidays) from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. to Block 15 of the Purchase Order. Notify the individual in Block 16 of any delay encountered (due to strikes, factory backorders, etc.) and give revised delivery date if possible. c. Mark outside of all cartons. Put packing list inside cartons. Show the order number assigned, the PR number shown at the end of each item, and the quantity shipped. All items will be identified by the part number by attached tag and/or stamped identification. d. On direct shipments, have the supplier or manufacturer cite our order number on packages. This eliminates delay caused by trying to determine the firm awarded the original order. Unless otherwise specified in this contract, the contractor shall obtain any necessary licenses and permits, give all notices, and comply with any applicable Federal, State, County, and municipal laws, codes, and regulations in connection with this award. The contractor shall not make news releases or otherwise provide information relative to the performance of this contract or information relative to any incident occurring on JBLM without prior approval of the Contracting Officer. (EFFECTIVE 12 SEPTEMBER 2013) Current year funds are not presently available for this solicitation. The Government's obligation under this solicitation is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for this contract. Once funds are made available an award will be issued by the contracting officer.

58--Radar Guns

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 18, 2015  -  Deadline August 28, 2015
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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 15-Q-9079 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 2005-83-2. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334519 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.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 2015-08-28 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: MEET OR EXCEED Radar Gun - Minimum Salient Characteristics: Automatic mode switching Front & rear dual Ka band antennas with mounts Fastest vehicle mode, same direction mode, & stopwatch mode Capable of providing directional indication of target Must include display mount, wired remote control, two tuning forks, power cable, and operator's manual, 10, EA; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation contracting Office, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this contract, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contract employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the contract price under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. A protest to a U.S. Army Materiel Command forum is considered a ?protest to the agency?, as described in FAR 33.103. The HQAMC Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an alternative dispute resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or another external forum. The proper address for AMC level protests is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. As prescribed in 22.1705(a), insert the following clause: COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (FEB 2009) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Coercion means-- (1) Threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; (2) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or (3) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Commercial sex act means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person. Debt bondage means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined. Employee means an employee of the Contractor directly engaged in the performance of work under the contract who has other than a minimal impact or involvement in contract performance. Forced Labor means knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person-- (1) By threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person; (2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause the person to believe that, if the person did not perform such labor or services, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or the legal process. Involuntary servitude includes a condition of servitude induced by means of-- (1) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such conditions, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (2) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Severe forms of trafficking in persons means-- (1) Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or (2) The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. Sex trafficking means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act. (b) Policy. The United States Government has adopted a zero tolerance policy regarding trafficking in persons. Contractors and contractor employees shall not-- (1) Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of performance of the contract; (2) Procure commercial sex acts during the period of performance of the contract; or (3) Use forced labor in the performance of the contract. (c) Contractor requirements. The Contractor shall-- (1) Notify its employees of-- (i) The United States Government's zero tolerance policy described in paragraph (b) of this clause; and (ii) The actions that will be taken against employees for violations of this policy. Such actions may include, but are not limited to, removal from the contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment; and (2) Take appropriate action, up to and including termination, against employees or subcontractors that violate the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause. (d) Notification. The Contractor shall inform the Contracting Officer immediately of-- (1) Any information it receives from any source (including host country law enforcement) that alleges a Contractor employee, subcontractor, or subcontractor employee has engaged in conduct that violates this policy; and (2) Any actions taken against Contractor employees, subcontractors, or subcontractor employees pursuant to this clause. (e) Remedies. In addition to other remedies available to the Government, the Contractor's failure to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c), (d), or (f) of this clause may result in-- (1) Requiring the Contractor to remove a Contractor employee or employees from the performance of the contract; (2) Requiring the Contractor to terminate a subcontract; (3) Suspension of contract payments; (4) Loss of award fee, consistent with the award fee plan, for the performance period in which the Government determined Contractor non-compliance; (5) Termination of the contract for default or cause, in accordance with the termination clause of this contract; or (6) Suspension or debarment. (f) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts. (g) Mitigating Factor. The Contracting Officer may consider whether the Contractor had a Trafficking in Persons awareness program at the time of the violation as a mitigating factor when determining remedies. Additional information about Trafficking in Persons and examples of awareness programs can be found at the website for the Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at http://www.state.gov/g/tip. Quote MUST be good for 30 days after Request for Quote closing date. Questions concerning this quote must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. The contractor shall not hire any individual to perform work on Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract unless such individual is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. The contractor shall comply with 8 USC 1324a, 8 CFR Part 274a, and any other laws and regulations pertaining to the employment of aliens. The contractor shall, upon request by the Contracting Officer, present documentary evidence acceptable to the Contracting Officer that the employee(s) named or identified in the request is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. Such documentation shall be presented to the Contracting Officer within three (3) working days after the contractor's receipt of the request for documentation. If acceptable documentary evidence is not provided within the required time, the contractor shall not allow the affected employee(s) to perform work on Fort Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract until after such acceptable documentary evidence is presented to the Contracting Officer. Removal of any employee(s) from performance of work pursuant to this provision shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility to perform all work under this contract in a timely manner. Contact ClientServices @ FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. This is a Request for Quotes under Federal Acquisition Regulation 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items using FAR 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The following provisions and clauses apply: Clause Description FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers I commercial Items. Incorporated by reference FAR.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certification- Commercial Items Incorporated in Full Text FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Incorporated in Full Text Orders-Commercial Items FAR 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters Incorporated by reference FAR 52.252-2: This award incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the Clauses Incorporated same force and affect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm Wherever the words "offer", "proposal", "offerors", or similar terms are used in this solicitation, they shall be read to mean "quote", "quotation", "quoter", ?vendor? or similar corresponding term to reflect that this solicitation is a Request for Quotations, not a Request for Proposals or an Invitation for Bids. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected as non-responsive. New equipment/parts only. No remanufactured products. In order to enhance the efficiency of the procurement process, the Government intends to evaluate only the lowest priced quote to determine if the quote is technically acceptable and whether the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance. If the lowest priced quote is reasonably priced and technically acceptable and the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance, the Government intends to make an award to that vendor and no other quote will be evaluated. If the lowest priced offer is not technically acceptable, the vendor does not have acceptable or neutral past performance, or both, then the Government will evaluate the second lowest priced quote for technical acceptability and acceptable or neutral past performance. This method will continue until the lowest priced, technically acceptable quote, by a vendor with acceptable or neutral past performance, is determined. Quotes will be evaluated based on price and technical acceptability. Quoter certifies that the product quoted meets or exceeds all minimum requirements as stated in the Request for Quotes. The contract price includes all applicable Federal, state, and local taxes and duties. FOB Destination CONUS (Continental U.S.) The contractor shall stamp or mark the supplies delivered or otherwise furnish notice with the supplies of the existence of a warranty. Markings shall include (i) a brief statement that a warranty exists, (ii) the substance of the warranty, (iii) its duration, and (iv) who to notify if the supplies are found to be defective. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to YTC are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (509) 577-3236. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to YTC will be allowed only at the Main Gate (Exit 26 from I-82) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0700 hours and 1530 hours. The gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on YTC. If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST YOU, AND WILL HELP TO EXPEDITE PAPERWORK AND PAYMENT. a. Only one delivery will be accepted against each line item. Backorders will NOT be accepted on individual line items. b. Deliver on or before date specified. Deliveries will be accepted Monday through Friday (except Holidays) from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. to Block 15 of the Purchase Order. Notify the individual in Block 16 of any delay encountered (due to strikes, factory backorders, etc.) and give revised delivery date if possible. c. Mark outside of all cartons. Put packing list inside cartons. Show the order number assigned, the PR number shown at the end of each item, and the quantity shipped. All items will be identified by the part number by attached tag and/or stamped identification. d. On direct shipments, have the supplier or manufacturer cite our order number on packages. This eliminates delay caused by trying to determine the firm awarded the original order. Unless otherwise specified in this contract, the contractor shall obtain any necessary licenses and permits, give all notices, and comply with any applicable Federal, State, County, and municipal laws, codes, and regulations in connection with this award. The contractor shall not make news releases or otherwise provide information relative to the performance of this contract or information relative to any incident occurring on JBLM without prior approval of the Contracting Officer.

J--OPTION - HVAC Preventive Maintenance Service

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 28, 2015  -  Deadline September 8, 2015
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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 15-Q-8471 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 2005-83-2. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 326191 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.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 2015-09-08 11:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: Base Period of Performance: 09/15/2015 - 09/14/2016 LI 001: MEET OR EXCEED. The Contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform HVAC preventive maintenance services at Yakima Training Center. Full coverage will include, but not limited to: preventive maintenance, replacement of maintainable components, to include parts and labor, 24/365 emergency service response within 4 hours of service request., 4, Quarterly; LI 002: Contract Manpower Report, 1, EA; Option 1 Period of Performance: 09/15/2016 - 09/14/2017 LI 001: MEET OR EXCEED. The Contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform HVAC preventive maintenance services at Yakima Training Center. Full coverage will include, but not limited to: preventive maintenance, replacement of maintainable components, to include parts and labor, 24/365 emergency service response within 4 hours of service request., 4, Quarterly; LI 002: Contract Manpower Report, 1, EA; Option 2 Period of Performance: 09/15/2017 - 09/14/2018 LI 001: MEET OR EXCEED. The Contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform HVAC preventive maintenance services at Yakima Training Center. Full coverage will include, but not limited to: preventive maintenance, replacement of maintainable components, to include parts and labor, 24/365 emergency service response within 4 hours of service request., 4, Quarterly; LI 002: Contract Manpower Report, 1, EA; Option 3 Period of Performance: 09/15/2018 - 09/14/2019 LI 001: MEET OR EXCEED. The Contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform HVAC preventive maintenance services at Yakima Training Center. Full coverage will include, but not limited to: preventive maintenance, replacement of maintainable components, to include parts and labor, 24/365 emergency service response within 4 hours of service request., 4, Quarterly; LI 002: Contract Manpower Report, 1, EA; Option 4 Period of Performance: 09/15/2019 - 09/14/2020 LI 001: MEET OR EXCEED. The Contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform HVAC preventive maintenance services at Yakima Training Center. Full coverage will include, but not limited to: preventive maintenance, replacement of maintainable components, to include parts and labor, 24/365 emergency service response within 4 hours of service request., 4, Quarterly; LI 002: Contract Manpower Report, 1, EA; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation contracting Office, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this contract, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contract employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the contract price under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. A protest to a U.S. Army Materiel Command forum is considered a ?protest to the agency?, as described in FAR 33.103. The HQAMC Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an alternative dispute resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or another external forum. The proper address for AMC level protests is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. As prescribed in 22.1705(a), insert the following clause: COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (FEB 2009) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Coercion means-- (1) Threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; (2) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or (3) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Commercial sex act means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person. Debt bondage means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined. Employee means an employee of the Contractor directly engaged in the performance of work under the contract who has other than a minimal impact or involvement in contract performance. Forced Labor means knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person-- (1) By threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person; (2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause the person to believe that, if the person did not perform such labor or services, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or the legal process. Involuntary servitude includes a condition of servitude induced by means of-- (1) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such conditions, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (2) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Severe forms of trafficking in persons means-- (1) Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or (2) The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. Sex trafficking means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act. (b) Policy. The United States Government has adopted a zero tolerance policy regarding trafficking in persons. Contractors and contractor employees shall not-- (1) Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of performance of the contract; (2) Procure commercial sex acts during the period of performance of the contract; or (3) Use forced labor in the performance of the contract. (c) Contractor requirements. The Contractor shall-- (1) Notify its employees of-- (i) The United States Government's zero tolerance policy described in paragraph (b) of this clause; and (ii) The actions that will be taken against employees for violations of this policy. Such actions may include, but are not limited to, removal from the contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment; and (2) Take appropriate action, up to and including termination, against employees or subcontractors that violate the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause. (d) Notification. The Contractor shall inform the Contracting Officer immediately of-- (1) Any information it receives from any source (including host country law enforcement) that alleges a Contractor employee, subcontractor, or subcontractor employee has engaged in conduct that violates this policy; and (2) Any actions taken against Contractor employees, subcontractors, or subcontractor employees pursuant to this clause. (e) Remedies. In addition to other remedies available to the Government, the Contractor's failure to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c), (d), or (f) of this clause may result in-- (1) Requiring the Contractor to remove a Contractor employee or employees from the performance of the contract; (2) Requiring the Contractor to terminate a subcontract; (3) Suspension of contract payments; (4) Loss of award fee, consistent with the award fee plan, for the performance period in which the Government determined Contractor non-compliance; (5) Termination of the contract for default or cause, in accordance with the termination clause of this contract; or (6) Suspension or debarment. (f) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts. (g) Mitigating Factor. The Contracting Officer may consider whether the Contractor had a Trafficking in Persons awareness program at the time of the violation as a mitigating factor when determining remedies. Additional information about Trafficking in Persons and examples of awareness programs can be found at the website for the Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at http://www.state.gov/g/tip. Quote MUST be good for 30 days after Request for Quote closing date. Questions concerning this quote must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. The contractor shall not hire any individual to perform work on Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract unless such individual is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. The contractor shall comply with 8 USC 1324a, 8 CFR Part 274a, and any other laws and regulations pertaining to the employment of aliens. The contractor shall, upon request by the Contracting Officer, present documentary evidence acceptable to the Contracting Officer that the employee(s) named or identified in the request is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. Such documentation shall be presented to the Contracting Officer within three (3) working days after the contractor's receipt of the request for documentation. If acceptable documentary evidence is not provided within the required time, the contractor shall not allow the affected employee(s) to perform work on Fort Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract until after such acceptable documentary evidence is presented to the Contracting Officer. Removal of any employee(s) from performance of work pursuant to this provision shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility to perform all work under this contract in a timely manner. Contact ClientServices @ FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. Contact the specialist listed in the solicitation to address any questions concerning any other request for quotes. This is a Request for Quotes under Federal Acquisition Regulation 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items using FAR 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The following provisions and clauses apply: Clause Description FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers I commercial Items. Incorporated by reference FAR.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certification- Commercial Items Incorporated in Full Text FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Incorporated in Full Text Orders-Commercial Items FAR 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters Incorporated by reference FAR 52.252-2: This award incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the Clauses Incorporated same force and affect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm Wherever the words "offer", "proposal", "offerors", or similar terms are used in this solicitation, they shall be read to mean "quote", "quotation", "quoter", ?vendor? or similar corresponding term to reflect that this solicitation is a Request for Quotations, not a Request for Proposals or an Invitation for Bids. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected as non-responsive. New equipment/parts only. No remanufactured products. In order to enhance the efficiency of the procurement process, the Government intends to evaluate only the lowest priced quote to determine if the quote is technically acceptable and whether the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance. If the lowest priced quote is reasonably priced and technically acceptable and the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance, the Government intends to make an award to that vendor and no other quote will be evaluated. If the lowest priced offer is not technically acceptable, the vendor does not have acceptable or neutral past performance, or both, then the Government will evaluate the second lowest priced quote for technical acceptability and acceptable or neutral past performance. This method will continue until the lowest priced, technically acceptable quote, by a vendor with acceptable or neutral past performance, is determined. Quotes will be evaluated based on price and technical acceptability. Quoter certifies that the product quoted meets or exceeds all minimum requirements as stated in the Request for Quotes. The contract price includes all applicable Federal, state, and local taxes and duties. FOB Destination CONUS (Continental U.S.) The contractor shall stamp or mark the supplies delivered or otherwise furnish notice with the supplies of the existence of a warranty. Markings shall include (i) a brief statement that a warranty exists, (ii) the substance of the warranty, (iii) its duration, and (iv) who to notify if the supplies are found to be defective. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to YTC are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (509) 577-3236. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to YTC will be allowed only at the Main Gate (Exit 26 from I-82) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0700 hours and 1530 hours. The gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on YTC. If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST YOU, AND WILL HELP TO EXPEDITE PAPERWORK AND PAYMENT. a. Only one delivery will be accepted against each line item. Backorders will NOT be accepted on individual line items. b. Deliver on or before date specified. Deliveries will be accepted Monday through Friday (except Holidays) from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. to Block 15 of the Purchase Order. Notify the individual in Block 16 of any delay encountered (due to strikes, factory backorders, etc.) and give revised delivery date if possible. c. Mark outside of all cartons. Put packing list inside cartons. Show the order number assigned, the PR number shown at the end of each item, and the quantity shipped. All items will be identified by the part number by attached tag and/or stamped identification. d. On direct shipments, have the supplier or manufacturer cite our order number on packages. This eliminates delay caused by trying to determine the firm awarded the original order. Unless otherwise specified in this contract, the contractor shall obtain any necessary licenses and permits, give all notices, and comply with any applicable Federal, State, County, and municipal laws, codes, and regulations in connection with this award. The contractor shall not make news releases or otherwise provide information relative to the performance of this contract or information relative to any incident occurring on JBLM without prior approval of the Contracting Officer. (EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 2012) AT Level I Training. This provision/contract text is for contractor employees with an area of performance within an Army controlled installation, facility or area. All contractor employees, to include subcontractor employees, requiring access Army installations, facilities and controlled access areas shall complete AT Level I awareness training within 45 calendar days after contract start date or effective date of incorporation of this requirement into the contract, whichever is applicable. The contractor shall submit certificates of completion for each affected contractor employee and subcontractor employee, to the COR or to the contracting officer, if a COR is not assigned, within [insert number of calendar days] calendar days after completion of training by all employees and subcontractor personnel. AT level I awareness training is available at the following website: https://atlevel1.dtic.mil/at. (EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 2012) Access and General Protection/Security Policy and Procedures. This standard language text is for contractor employees with an area of performance within an Army controlled installation, facility or area. Contractor and all associated sub-contractors employees shall comply with applicable installation, facility and area commander installation/facility access and local security policies and procedures (provided by government representative). The contractor shall also provide all information required for background checks to meet installation access requirements to be accomplished by installation Provost Marshal Office, Director of Emergency Services or Security Office. Contractor workforce must comply with all personal identity verification requirements as directed by DOD, HQDA and/or local policy. In addition to the changes otherwise authorized by the changes clause of this contract, should the Force Protection Condition (FPCON) at any individual facility or installation change, the Government may require changes in contractor security matters or processes. (EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 2012) iWATCH Training. This standard language is for contractor employees with an area of performance within an Army controlled installation, facility or area. The contractor and all associated sub-contractors shall brief all employees on the local iWATCH program (training standards provided by the requiring activity ATO). This local developed training will be used to inform employees of the types of behavior to watch for and instruct employees to report suspicious activity to the COR. This training shall be completed within 10 calendar days of contract award and within XX calendar days of new employees commencing performance with the results reported to the COR NLT XX calendar days after contract award. https://www.bliss.army.mil/iWATCH/ The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within 30 days. (a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within 30 days provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least 60 days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension. (b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause. (c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed 66 months. Please see attached Service Contract Labor Standards for actual language/details. 52.222-42 -- Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires. As prescribed in 22.1006(b), insert the following clause: Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) In compliance with the Service Contract Labor Standards statute and the regulations of the Secretary of Labor (29 CFR part 4), this clause identifies the classes of service employees expected to be employed under the contract and states the wages and fringe benefits payable to each if they were employed by the contracting agency subject to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 5341 or 5332. This Statement is for Information Only: It is not a Wage Determination Employee Class Monetary Wage -- Fringe Benefits 23410 Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Mechanic WG-10, Step 2 Per Hour $26.09 + $9.46 = $35.55 Please see attached Minimum Wage Determination for actual language/details.

69--Thermal Targets

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published December 18, 2015  -  Deadline January 6, 2016
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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 16-Q_2114 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 2005-85. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339999 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.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 2016-01-06 15:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: Thermal Targets T-72 Flank/Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 5, EA; LI 002: Thermal Targets T-72 Flank/Rear: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 2, EA; LI 003: Thermal Targets T-72 Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 3, EA; LI 004: Thermal Targets BMP Flank/Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 005: Thermal Targets BMP Flank/Rear: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 006: Thermal Targets BMP Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 9, EA; LI 007: Thermal Targets BDRDM Flank/Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 2, EA; LI 008: Thermal Targets BRDM Flank/Rear: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 009: Thermal Targets BRDM Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 3, EA; LI 010: Thermal Targets BTR Flank/Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 011: Thermal Targets Flank/Rear: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 012: Thermal Targets BTR Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 4, EA; LI 013: Thermal Targets U-375 Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 5, EA; LI 014: Thermal Targets CIV-TRK Flank/Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 11, EA; LI 015: Thermal Targets CIV-TRK Flank/Rear: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 10, EA; LI 016: Thermal Targets CIV-TRK Front: Thermal Targets for existing range that uses Armor Moving Target Carriers (Theissen Target Lifter) and SAAB Range Systems. 1. Active Thermal Target brand name or equal to Combined Arms Training Systems, Inc. Integrated Thermal Signature Targets. 2. Shall be ? to ? inch thick material with thermal signature. 3. Shall consist of a singular piece, not requiring any additional materials to function; directly mounted to a set of 2x4 wooden legs. 4. Can be 110v powered for use with existing range equipment and provide uninterrupted and continuous thermal capabilities. 5. Shall be able to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56 to TOW missiles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. 6. Shall withstand sustained 40mph wind without folding up or breaking. Shall withstand heat to 120F and withstand cold down to -7F without needing repairs. 7. Shall maintain thermal signature in aforementioned weather conditions and be able to maintain thermal signature in rain and snow., 31, EA; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. 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Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation contracting Office, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this contract, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contract employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the contract price under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. A protest to a U.S. Army Materiel Command forum is considered a ?protest to the agency?, as described in FAR 33.103. The HQAMC Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an alternative dispute resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or another external forum. The proper address for AMC level protests is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. As prescribed in 22.1705(a), insert the following clause: COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (FEB 2009) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Coercion means-- (1) Threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; (2) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or (3) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Commercial sex act means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person. Debt bondage means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined. Employee means an employee of the Contractor directly engaged in the performance of work under the contract who has other than a minimal impact or involvement in contract performance. Forced Labor means knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person-- (1) By threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person; (2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause the person to believe that, if the person did not perform such labor or services, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or the legal process. Involuntary servitude includes a condition of servitude induced by means of-- (1) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such conditions, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (2) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Severe forms of trafficking in persons means-- (1) Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or (2) The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. Sex trafficking means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act. (b) Policy. The United States Government has adopted a zero tolerance policy regarding trafficking in persons. Contractors and contractor employees shall not-- (1) Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of performance of the contract; (2) Procure commercial sex acts during the period of performance of the contract; or (3) Use forced labor in the performance of the contract. (c) Contractor requirements. The Contractor shall-- (1) Notify its employees of-- (i) The United States Government's zero tolerance policy described in paragraph (b) of this clause; and (ii) The actions that will be taken against employees for violations of this policy. Such actions may include, but are not limited to, removal from the contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment; and (2) Take appropriate action, up to and including termination, against employees or subcontractors that violate the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause. (d) Notification. The Contractor shall inform the Contracting Officer immediately of-- (1) Any information it receives from any source (including host country law enforcement) that alleges a Contractor employee, subcontractor, or subcontractor employee has engaged in conduct that violates this policy; and (2) Any actions taken against Contractor employees, subcontractors, or subcontractor employees pursuant to this clause. (e) Remedies. In addition to other remedies available to the Government, the Contractor's failure to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c), (d), or (f) of this clause may result in-- (1) Requiring the Contractor to remove a Contractor employee or employees from the performance of the contract; (2) Requiring the Contractor to terminate a subcontract; (3) Suspension of contract payments; (4) Loss of award fee, consistent with the award fee plan, for the performance period in which the Government determined Contractor non-compliance; (5) Termination of the contract for default or cause, in accordance with the termination clause of this contract; or (6) Suspension or debarment. (f) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts. (g) Mitigating Factor. The Contracting Officer may consider whether the Contractor had a Trafficking in Persons awareness program at the time of the violation as a mitigating factor when determining remedies. Additional information about Trafficking in Persons and examples of awareness programs can be found at the website for the Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at http://www.state.gov/g/tip. Quote MUST be good for 30 days after Request for Quote closing date. Questions concerning this quote must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. The contractor shall not hire any individual to perform work on Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract unless such individual is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. The contractor shall comply with 8 USC 1324a, 8 CFR Part 274a, and any other laws and regulations pertaining to the employment of aliens. The contractor shall, upon request by the Contracting Officer, present documentary evidence acceptable to the Contracting Officer that the employee(s) named or identified in the request is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. Such documentation shall be presented to the Contracting Officer within three (3) working days after the contractor's receipt of the request for documentation. If acceptable documentary evidence is not provided within the required time, the contractor shall not allow the affected employee(s) to perform work on Fort Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract until after such acceptable documentary evidence is presented to the Contracting Officer. Removal of any employee(s) from performance of work pursuant to this provision shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility to perform all work under this contract in a timely manner. Contact ClientServices @ FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. This is a Request for Quotes under Federal Acquisition Regulation 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items using FAR 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The following provisions and clauses apply: Clause Description FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers I commercial Items. Incorporated by reference FAR.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certification- Commercial Items Incorporated in Full Text FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Incorporated in Full Text Orders-Commercial Items FAR 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters Incorporated by reference FAR 52.252-2: This award incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the Clauses Incorporated same force and affect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm Wherever the words "offer", "proposal", "offerors", or similar terms are used in this solicitation, they shall be read to mean "quote", "quotation", "quoter", ?vendor? or similar corresponding term to reflect that this solicitation is a Request for Quotations, not a Request for Proposals or an Invitation for Bids. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected as non-responsive. New equipment/parts only. No remanufactured products. Quotes will be evaluated based on price and delivery. Price is the most important factor. FAR 52.211-6 -- Brand Name or Equal is incorporated into this solicitation and any subsequent awards. To meet the Brand Name or Equal provision the Quoter must: (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as ?brand name or equal,? the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that ?equal? products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of ?equal? products, including ?equal? products of the brand name manufacturer, must? (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate ?equal? products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. Quotes must be submitted per unit price and total price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this quote will be rejected as non-responsive. The contract price includes all applicable Federal, state, and local taxes and duties. FOB Destination CONUS (Continental U.S.) The contractor shall stamp or mark the supplies delivered or otherwise furnish notice with the supplies of the existence of a warranty. Markings shall include (i) a brief statement that a warranty exists, (ii) the substance of the warranty, (iii) its duration, and (iv) who to notify if the supplies are found to be defective. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to YTC are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (509) 577-3236. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to YTC will be allowed only at the Main Gate (Exit 26 from I-82) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0700 hours and 1530 hours. The gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on YTC. If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST YOU, AND WILL HELP TO EXPEDITE PAPERWORK AND PAYMENT. a. Only one delivery will be accepted against each line item. Backorders will NOT be accepted on individual line items. b. Deliver on or before date specified. Deliveries will be accepted Monday through Friday (except Holidays) from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. to Block 15 of the Purchase Order. Notify the individual in Block 16 of any delay encountered (due to strikes, factory backorders, etc.) and give revised delivery date if possible. c. Mark outside of all cartons. Put packing list inside cartons. Show the order number assigned, the PR number shown at the end of each item, and the quantity shipped. All items will be identified by the part number by attached tag and/or stamped identification. d. On direct shipments, have the supplier or manufacturer cite our order number on packages. This eliminates delay caused by trying to determine the firm awarded the original order. Unless otherwise specified in this contract, the contractor shall obtain any necessary licenses and permits, give all notices, and comply with any applicable Federal, State, County, and municipal laws, codes, and regulations in connection with this award. The contractor shall not make news releases or otherwise provide information relative to the performance of this contract or information relative to any incident occurring on JBLM without prior approval of the Contracting Officer.

69--Thermal Targets

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published December 8, 2015  -  Deadline December 16, 2015
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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 16-Q-2114 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 2005-85. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339999 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.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 2015-12-16 15:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: Thermal Targets T-72 Flank/Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 5, EA; LI 002: Thermal Targets T-72 Flank/Rear: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 2, EA; LI 003: Thermal Targets T-72 Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 3, EA; LI 004: Thermal Targets BMP Flank/Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 005: Thermal Targets BMP Flank/Rear: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 006: Thermal Targets BMP Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 9, EA; LI 007: Thermal Targets BDRDM Flank/Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 2, EA; LI 008: Thermal Targets BRDM Flank/Rear: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 009: Thermal Targets BRDM Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 3, EA; LI 010: Thermal Targets BTR Flank/Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 011: Thermal Targets Flank/Rear: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 1, EA; LI 012: Thermal Targets BTR Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 4, EA; LI 013: Thermal Targets U-375 Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 5, EA; LI 014: Thermal Targets CIV-TRK Flank/Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 11, EA; LI 015: Thermal Targets CIV-TRK Flank/Rear: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 10, EA; LI 016: Thermal Targets CIV-TRK Front: 1/4-1/2 inch thick made of fiberglass material with an integrated/ internal thermal signature that is embedded in the target. The thermal shall be 110V powered and rigid enough to withstand and detect rounds from 5.56mm to TOW missles and large caliber (105mm & 120mm) tank rounds. Targets shall be able to be installed without additonal items to function- no stick on thermal, no plywood to attach to target and accomplished without the use of tactical or non-tactical lifting devices. Shall be able to withstand sustained 40mph winds without folding up or breaking. Shall be able to withstand heat to 120 degrees fahrenheit; shall be able to withstand cold down to -7 degrees fahrenheit. Shall be able to maintain thermal signature in the aforementioned and able to maintain thermal in rain and snow., 31, EA; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation contracting Office, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this contract, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contract employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the contract price under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. A protest to a U.S. Army Materiel Command forum is considered a ?protest to the agency?, as described in FAR 33.103. The HQAMC Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an alternative dispute resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or another external forum. The proper address for AMC level protests is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. As prescribed in 22.1705(a), insert the following clause: COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (FEB 2009) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Coercion means-- (1) Threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; (2) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or (3) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Commercial sex act means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person. Debt bondage means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined. Employee means an employee of the Contractor directly engaged in the performance of work under the contract who has other than a minimal impact or involvement in contract performance. Forced Labor means knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person-- (1) By threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person; (2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause the person to believe that, if the person did not perform such labor or services, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or the legal process. Involuntary servitude includes a condition of servitude induced by means of-- (1) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such conditions, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (2) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Severe forms of trafficking in persons means-- (1) Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or (2) The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. Sex trafficking means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act. (b) Policy. The United States Government has adopted a zero tolerance policy regarding trafficking in persons. Contractors and contractor employees shall not-- (1) Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of performance of the contract; (2) Procure commercial sex acts during the period of performance of the contract; or (3) Use forced labor in the performance of the contract. (c) Contractor requirements. The Contractor shall-- (1) Notify its employees of-- (i) The United States Government's zero tolerance policy described in paragraph (b) of this clause; and (ii) The actions that will be taken against employees for violations of this policy. Such actions may include, but are not limited to, removal from the contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment; and (2) Take appropriate action, up to and including termination, against employees or subcontractors that violate the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause. (d) Notification. The Contractor shall inform the Contracting Officer immediately of-- (1) Any information it receives from any source (including host country law enforcement) that alleges a Contractor employee, subcontractor, or subcontractor employee has engaged in conduct that violates this policy; and (2) Any actions taken against Contractor employees, subcontractors, or subcontractor employees pursuant to this clause. (e) Remedies. In addition to other remedies available to the Government, the Contractor's failure to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c), (d), or (f) of this clause may result in-- (1) Requiring the Contractor to remove a Contractor employee or employees from the performance of the contract; (2) Requiring the Contractor to terminate a subcontract; (3) Suspension of contract payments; (4) Loss of award fee, consistent with the award fee plan, for the performance period in which the Government determined Contractor non-compliance; (5) Termination of the contract for default or cause, in accordance with the termination clause of this contract; or (6) Suspension or debarment. (f) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts. (g) Mitigating Factor. The Contracting Officer may consider whether the Contractor had a Trafficking in Persons awareness program at the time of the violation as a mitigating factor when determining remedies. Additional information about Trafficking in Persons and examples of awareness programs can be found at the website for the Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at http://www.state.gov/g/tip. Quote MUST be good for 30 days after Request for Quote closing date. Questions concerning this quote must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. The contractor shall not hire any individual to perform work on Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract unless such individual is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. The contractor shall comply with 8 USC 1324a, 8 CFR Part 274a, and any other laws and regulations pertaining to the employment of aliens. The contractor shall, upon request by the Contracting Officer, present documentary evidence acceptable to the Contracting Officer that the employee(s) named or identified in the request is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. Such documentation shall be presented to the Contracting Officer within three (3) working days after the contractor's receipt of the request for documentation. If acceptable documentary evidence is not provided within the required time, the contractor shall not allow the affected employee(s) to perform work on Fort Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract until after such acceptable documentary evidence is presented to the Contracting Officer. Removal of any employee(s) from performance of work pursuant to this provision shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility to perform all work under this contract in a timely manner. Contact ClientServices @ FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. This is a Request for Quotes under Federal Acquisition Regulation 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items using FAR 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The following provisions and clauses apply: Clause Description FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers I commercial Items. Incorporated by reference FAR.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certification- Commercial Items Incorporated in Full Text FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Incorporated in Full Text Orders-Commercial Items FAR 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters Incorporated by reference FAR 52.252-2: This award incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the Clauses Incorporated same force and affect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm Wherever the words "offer", "proposal", "offerors", or similar terms are used in this solicitation, they shall be read to mean "quote", "quotation", "quoter", ?vendor? or similar corresponding term to reflect that this solicitation is a Request for Quotations, not a Request for Proposals or an Invitation for Bids. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected as non-responsive. New equipment/parts only. No remanufactured products. Quotes will be evaluated based on price and delivery. Price is the most important factor. FAR 52.211-6 -- Brand Name or Equal is incorporated into this solicitation and any subsequent awards. To meet the Brand Name or Equal provision the Quoter must: (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as ?brand name or equal,? the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that ?equal? products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of ?equal? products, including ?equal? products of the brand name manufacturer, must? (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate ?equal? products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. Quotes must be submitted per unit price and total price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this quote will be rejected as non-responsive. The contract price includes all applicable Federal, state, and local taxes and duties. FOB Destination CONUS (Continental U.S.) The contractor shall stamp or mark the supplies delivered or otherwise furnish notice with the supplies of the existence of a warranty. Markings shall include (i) a brief statement that a warranty exists, (ii) the substance of the warranty, (iii) its duration, and (iv) who to notify if the supplies are found to be defective. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to YTC are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (509) 577-3236. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to YTC will be allowed only at the Main Gate (Exit 26 from I-82) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0700 hours and 1530 hours. The gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on YTC. If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST YOU, AND WILL HELP TO EXPEDITE PAPERWORK AND PAYMENT. a. Only one delivery will be accepted against each line item. Backorders will NOT be accepted on individual line items. b. Deliver on or before date specified. Deliveries will be accepted Monday through Friday (except Holidays) from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. to Block 15 of the Purchase Order. Notify the individual in Block 16 of any delay encountered (due to strikes, factory backorders, etc.) and give revised delivery date if possible. c. Mark outside of all cartons. Put packing list inside cartons. Show the order number assigned, the PR number shown at the end of each item, and the quantity shipped. All items will be identified by the part number by attached tag and/or stamped identification. d. On direct shipments, have the supplier or manufacturer cite our order number on packages. This eliminates delay caused by trying to determine the firm awarded the original order. Unless otherwise specified in this contract, the contractor shall obtain any necessary licenses and permits, give all notices, and comply with any applicable Federal, State, County, and municipal laws, codes, and regulations in connection with this award. The contractor shall not make news releases or otherwise provide information relative to the performance of this contract or information relative to any incident occurring on JBLM without prior approval of the Contracting Officer.

68--Herbicides

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 6, 2015  -  Deadline August 14, 2015
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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 0010736410 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 2005-83-2. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 325320 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.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 2015-08-14 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Yakima, WA 98901 The MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: Frequency Herbicide (Active Ingredient: topramezone at 29.7%, EPA Reg. No. 7969-281). Product to be provided in 2-1/2 or 1 gallon containers boxed and palletized for shipping. Substitutions for other brand names may be allowed, provided they contain the same active ingredients in the same proportions/percentages stated here, and the product is labeled for both aerial and ground application, and it is labeled for use on non-crop/bareground sites, and as a pre-emergent product., 30, Gallon; LI 002: Liberate spray solution adjuvant.The product is a penetrant, deposition and drift control agent/adjuvant. (Active Ingredients: L ecithin, methyl esters of fatty acids and alcohol ethoxylate at 100%, EPA Reg. No. N/A). Product to be provided in 2 1/2 gallon containers boxed and palletized for shipping. Substitutions for other brand names may be allowed, provided they contain the same active ingredients in the same proportions/percentages stated here, and the product is labeled for both aerial and ground application, for use on non-crop/bareground sites, and as a pre-emergent product., 80, Gallon; 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.*** For this solicitation, MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Joint Base Lewis McChord is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The Contracting Officer (KO) at Mission and Installation contracting Office, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the only person authorized to approve changes or modify any of the requirements under this contract, and notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely with the KO. In the event the Contractor or contract employee effects any such change at the direction of any person other than the KO, the change will be considered to have been without authority, and no adjustment will be made in the contract price under the Changes clause or any other clause to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. A protest to a U.S. Army Materiel Command forum is considered a ?protest to the agency?, as described in FAR 33.103. The HQAMC Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an alternative dispute resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or another external forum. The proper address for AMC level protests is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Material Command Office of Command Counsel Room 2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-Level Protest procedures are found at: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp. If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. As prescribed in 22.1705(a), insert the following clause: COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (FEB 2009) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Coercion means-- (1) Threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; (2) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or (3) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Commercial sex act means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person. Debt bondage means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined. Employee means an employee of the Contractor directly engaged in the performance of work under the contract who has other than a minimal impact or involvement in contract performance. Forced Labor means knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person-- (1) By threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person; (2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause the person to believe that, if the person did not perform such labor or services, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or the legal process. Involuntary servitude includes a condition of servitude induced by means of-- (1) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such conditions, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or (2) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process. Severe forms of trafficking in persons means-- (1) Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or (2) The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. Sex trafficking means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act. (b) Policy. The United States Government has adopted a zero tolerance policy regarding trafficking in persons. Contractors and contractor employees shall not-- (1) Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of performance of the contract; (2) Procure commercial sex acts during the period of performance of the contract; or (3) Use forced labor in the performance of the contract. (c) Contractor requirements. The Contractor shall-- (1) Notify its employees of-- (i) The United States Government's zero tolerance policy described in paragraph (b) of this clause; and (ii) The actions that will be taken against employees for violations of this policy. Such actions may include, but are not limited to, removal from the contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment; and (2) Take appropriate action, up to and including termination, against employees or subcontractors that violate the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause. (d) Notification. The Contractor shall inform the Contracting Officer immediately of-- (1) Any information it receives from any source (including host country law enforcement) that alleges a Contractor employee, subcontractor, or subcontractor employee has engaged in conduct that violates this policy; and (2) Any actions taken against Contractor employees, subcontractors, or subcontractor employees pursuant to this clause. (e) Remedies. In addition to other remedies available to the Government, the Contractor's failure to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c), (d), or (f) of this clause may result in-- (1) Requiring the Contractor to remove a Contractor employee or employees from the performance of the contract; (2) Requiring the Contractor to terminate a subcontract; (3) Suspension of contract payments; (4) Loss of award fee, consistent with the award fee plan, for the performance period in which the Government determined Contractor non-compliance; (5) Termination of the contract for default or cause, in accordance with the termination clause of this contract; or (6) Suspension or debarment. (f) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts. (g) Mitigating Factor. The Contracting Officer may consider whether the Contractor had a Trafficking in Persons awareness program at the time of the violation as a mitigating factor when determining remedies. Additional information about Trafficking in Persons and examples of awareness programs can be found at the website for the Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at http://www.state.gov/g/tip. Quote MUST be good for 30 days after Request for Quote closing date. Questions concerning this quote must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the established closing date to reasonably expect a response from the Government. Those questions not received within the proscribed date may not be considered. The contractor shall not hire any individual to perform work on Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract unless such individual is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. The contractor shall comply with 8 USC 1324a, 8 CFR Part 274a, and any other laws and regulations pertaining to the employment of aliens. The contractor shall, upon request by the Contracting Officer, present documentary evidence acceptable to the Contracting Officer that the employee(s) named or identified in the request is a citizen of the United States or is lawfully admitted into the United States and authorized to work in the United States. Such documentation shall be presented to the Contracting Officer within three (3) working days after the contractor's receipt of the request for documentation. If acceptable documentary evidence is not provided within the required time, the contractor shall not allow the affected employee(s) to perform work on Fort Joint Base Lewis-McChord or any other Government installation under this contract until after such acceptable documentary evidence is presented to the Contracting Officer. Removal of any employee(s) from performance of work pursuant to this provision shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility to perform all work under this contract in a timely manner. Contact ClientServices @ FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions for quotes utilizing FedBid. Contact the specialist listed in the solicitation to address any questions concerning any other request for quotes. This is a Request for Bids under Federal Acquisition Regulation 13, Simplified Acquisition. The following clauses apply: Clause Criteria FAR 52.213-1 Fast Pay is incorporated by reference and applies to Fast Pay purchase orders under $30,000. FAR 52.213-2 Is incorporated by reference and applies to Invoices purchase orders authorized for Advance Payment. FAR 52.213-3 Is incorporated by reference and applies to all firm fixed Notice to Supplier price purchase orders. FAR 52.213-4 Is incorporated by reference and applies to Terms and Conditions- purchase orders under $150,000. Simplified Acquisitions, Non-Commercial items FAR 52.252-2 : This award incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the Clauses Incorporated same force and affect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm Wherever the words "offer", "proposal", "offerors", or similar terms are used in this solicitation, they shall be read to mean "quote", "quotation", "quoter", ?vendor? or similar corresponding term to reflect that this solicitation is a Request for Quotations, not a Request for Proposals or an Invitation for Bids. This is a Request for Quotes under Federal Acquisition Regulation 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items using FAR 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The following provisions and clauses apply: Clause Description FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers I commercial Items. Incorporated by reference FAR.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certification- Commercial Items Incorporated in Full Text FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items Incorporated by reference FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Incorporated in Full Text Orders-Commercial Items FAR 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters Incorporated by reference FAR 52.252-2: This award incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the Clauses Incorporated same force and affect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm Wherever the words "offer", "proposal", "offerors", or similar terms are used in this solicitation, they shall be read to mean "quote", "quotation", "quoter", ?vendor? or similar corresponding term to reflect that this solicitation is a Request for Quotations, not a Request for Proposals or an Invitation for Bids. Quotes must be submitted per unit price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this solicitation will be rejected as non-responsive. New equipment/parts only. No remanufactured products. In order to enhance the efficiency of the procurement process, the Government intends to evaluate only the lowest priced quote to determine if the quote is technically acceptable and whether the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance. If the lowest priced quote is reasonably priced and technically acceptable and the vendor has acceptable or neutral past performance, the Government intends to make an award to that vendor and no other quote will be evaluated. If the lowest priced offer is not technically acceptable, the vendor does not have acceptable or neutral past performance, or both, then the Government will evaluate the second lowest priced quote for technical acceptability and acceptable or neutral past performance. This method will continue until the lowest priced, technically acceptable quote, by a vendor with acceptable or neutral past performance, is determined. Quotes will be evaluated based on price and technical acceptability. Quoter certifies that the product quoted meets or exceeds all minimum requirements as stated in the Request for Quotes. FAR 52.211-6 -- Brand Name or Equal is incorporated into this solicitation and any subsequent awards. To meet the Brand Name or Equal provision the Quoter must: (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as ?brand name or equal,? the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that ?equal? products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of ?equal? products, including ?equal? products of the brand name manufacturer, must? (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate ?equal? products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. Quotes must be submitted per unit price and total price. Multiple awards will not be made; therefore, quotes that cover less than all the items and quantities in this quote will be rejected as non-responsive. The contract price includes all applicable Federal, state, and local taxes and duties. FOB Destination CONUS (Continental U.S.) Procedures for commercial vehicle access to military installations are varied. To enter the installation, the Contractor should thoroughly comply with the access procedures of a respective installation. The Contractor shall ensure that its drivers, including drivers of subcontractors at any tier, comply with the access procedures enforced by each military installation. The Contractor shall completely coordinate with the military installations and the delivery point of contacts. The contractor shall stamp or mark the supplies delivered or otherwise furnish notice with the supplies of the existence of a warranty. Markings shall include (i) a brief statement that a warranty exists, (ii) the substance of the warranty, (iii) its duration, and (iv) who to notify if the supplies are found to be defective. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to JBLM are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (253) 967-1733. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to JBLM-Main will be allowed only at the Logistics Center Gate (Exit 123 from I-5) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0530 hours and 2000 hours. The Logistics Center Gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). On Saturdays and Sundays, commercial vehicles must use the DuPont Gate (Exit 119 from I-5). DuPont Gate hours are 0530 hours until 2000 hours. All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on post. The Contractor must also allow additional time for commercial vehicles to reach their destination by driving through Fort Joint Base Lewis-McChord. (1) If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. (2) Large vehicles (needing greater than 12'-5" clearance) will require a time stamped "searched" label to gain access to JBLM-North. "Searched" labels will be issued at the Logistics Center Gate or the DuPont Gate, as appropriate. Drivers needing access to Joint Base Lewis-North must inform the gate guard that their vehicle is over 12'-5" in height and that they will require access to Joint Base Lewis-North. The driver will receive a briefing on proper procedures and a "searched" label. The Contractor shall ensure that its drivers, including drivers of subcontractors at any tier, comply with the procedures as explained to them for access to Joint Base Lewis-North. (3) Commercial vehicles less than 12'-5" in height shall access Joint Base Lewis-North ONLY via the Pendleton Avenue under-crossing once they are cleared through the Logistics Center Gate or the DuPont Gate, as appropriate. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (253) 967-1733. (a) Unless the contractor voluntarily participates in the Fast Access Gate Program commercial vehicle access to JBLM will be allowed only at the Logistics Center Gate (Exit 123 from I-5) and through the D St. Commercial Vehicle Inspection Point on JBLM-North. Both gates are open Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. These gates will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0530 hours and 2100 hours. These gates may be closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and federal holidays. On Saturdays, Sundays, federal holidays, and on other days on which these gates are closed, commercial vehicles must use the Main Gate (Exit 120 from I-5). Main Gate is open 24 hours per day every day. A visitor pass must be obtained. All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on post. The Contractor must also allow additional time for commercial vehicles to reach their destination by driving through Joint Base Lewis-McChord. If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. On weekends large vehicles (needing greater than 12'-5" clearance) will require a time stamped "searched" label to gain access to Joint Base Lewis-North. "Searched" labels will be issued at the Main Gate, as appropriate. Drivers needing access to JBLM-North must inform the gate guard that their vehicle is over 12'-5" in height and that they will require access to Joint Base Lewis-North. The driver will receive a briefing on proper procedures and a "searched" label. The Contractor shall ensure that its drivers, including drivers of subcontractors at any tier, comply with the procedures as explained to them for access to Joint Base Lewis-North. (b) If the contractor participates in the Fast Access Gate Program, contractor vehicles may enter the installation through any fast access gate lane except at Force Protection Level Charlie or Delta. During Force Protection Level Charlie or Delta, all contractor vehicles must enter through the Logistics Center gate or, if the Logistics Center Gate is closed, through the Main Gate. All passengers in the contractor vehicle must have a fast access identification card; otherwise, the contractor vehicle must enter through the Logistics Center Gate or the Main Gate, as appropriate and obtain visitor passes. Once the Fast Access Gate Program is fully implemented, fast access gate lanes will be at the Main (Liberty) Gate, the 41st Street Gate (JBLM-North), the East Gate, the DuPont Gate, the D Street Gate, the Logistics Center Gate, the Madigan Army Medical Center Gate, the Rainier Gate, the Transmission Line Gate, and the Scouts Out Gate. The contractor shall use only those lanes specifically marked as fast access lanes. (c) If the Fast Access Gate Program is terminated for any reason, the contractor will be allowed access only through the Logistics Center Gate or the D St. Gate or, when they are closed, the Main Gate unless the contractor is otherwise notified by the Contracting Officer. (d) Employees who require access to JBLM-Main to perform work under this contract may obtain a Government sponsored identification badge. The identification card process has been contracted out and the cost of the identification card shall be done by the contractor. Current established costs are: $199.00 for company start-up (first installation), $50.00 to add a second installation and No Cost for the third installation or more; $179.00 per company employee (for one year), $40.00 per company employee (for the second year), No Cost for the third or more years. Company employees may obtain 90-day badge for $79.00. If credentials are lost and need to be replaced there will be a Credential Management fee of $40.00. Name and address of contractor is as follows: Fast Access, Eid Passport, Incorporated, 5800 NW Pinefarm Place, Portland, Oregon 97124, Customer Service: 877-727-4342, Office: 503-924-5300, Fax: 503-924-5320, Maria Nguyen, Manager, Cell: (None); info@rapidgate.com , mnguyen@eidpassport.com. If you choose not to obtain a Fast Access Badge, you can obtain permission for a 30-day pass by contacting the ID Card Facility (Waller Hall). This process may be changed without prior notification, but any long-term badge received by you will continue to be valid until its expiration date. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to JBLM are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (253) 967-1733. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to JBLM-Main will be allowed only at the Logistics Center Gate (Exit 123 from I-5) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0530 hours and 2000 hours. The Logistics Center Gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). On Saturdays and Sundays, commercial vehicles must use the DuPont Gate (Exit 119 from I-5). DuPont Gate hours are 0530 hours until 2000 hours. All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on post. The Contractor must also allow additional time for commercial vehicles to reach their destination by driving through Joint Base Lewis-McChord. (1) If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. (2) Large vehicles (needing greater than 12'-5" clearance) will require a time stamped "searched" label to gain access to JBLM-North. "Searched" labels will be issued at the Logistics Center Gate or the DuPont Gate, as appropriate. Drivers needing access to Joint Base Lewis-North must inform the gate guard that their vehicle is over 12'-5" in height and that they will require access to Joint Base Lewis-North. The driver will receive a briefing on proper procedures and a "searched" label. The Contractor shall ensure that its drivers, including drivers of subcontractors at any tier, comply with the procedures as explained to them for access to Joint Base Lewis-North. (3) Commercial vehicles less than 12'-5" in height shall access Joint Base Lewis-North ONLY via the Pendleton Avenue under-crossing once they are cleared through the Logistics Center Gate or the DuPont Gate, as appropriate. Procedures for commercial vehicle access to YTC are subject to change without prior notice. Current access information may be obtained by calling (509) 577-3236. As of 15 January 2002, the following requirements apply. Commercial vehicle access to YTC will be allowed only at the Main Gate (Exit 26 from I-82) on Monday through Friday. This gate will be open for inbound commercial vehicle access and inspection between 0700 hours and 1530 hours. The gate is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). All commercial vehicles will be searched. The Contractor should anticipate delays in getting commercial vehicles on YTC. If the commercial vehicle is carrying a load of cement concrete or hot asphalt concrete for delivery, the driver shall notify the gate guard as soon as possible and request that the vehicle be given priority for being searched; however, the Government does not guarantee that the vehicle will be given priority. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST YOU, AND WILL HELP TO EXPEDITE PAPERWORK AND PAYMENT. a. Only one delivery will be accepted against each line item. Backorders will NOT be accepted on individual line items. b. Deliver on or before date specified. Deliveries will be accepted Monday through Friday (except Holidays) from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. to Block 15 of the Purchase Order. Notify the individual in Block 16 of any delay encountered (due to strikes, factory backorders, etc.) and give revised delivery date if possible. c. Mark outside of all cartons. Put packing list inside cartons. Show the order number assigned, the PR number shown at the end of each item, and the quantity shipped. All items will be identified by the part number by attached tag and/or stamped identification. d. On direct shipments, have the supplier or manufacturer cite our order number on packages. This eliminates delay caused by trying to determine the firm awarded the original order. Unless otherwise specified in this contract, the contractor shall obtain any necessary licenses and permits, give all notices, and comply with any applicable Federal, State, County, and municipal laws, codes, and regulations in connection with this award. This shipment will be made on Government Bill Of Lading. Request for GBL is forwarded with this order. Fill out and return to the Materiel Movements Officer, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Shipment will be made by carrier designated by that office. Do not ship prepaid or collect. If shipment will be made sooner than 21 days prior to date in block 10, vendor must contact buyer shown in block 6. NOTE: DD Form 1659 (Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation) is included with this order. It is the responsibility of the contractor to complete and return this form to the Materiel Movement Officer (Block no. 1 of the DD Form 1659) or FAX it to: (253) 967-6736. This should be done as soon as the vendor receives this order, or has established a firm ship date. Particular attention must be given to Block No. 21 of the application in order for the Materiel Movement Officer to expedite shipment. QUESTIONS: Questions regarding the GBL should be directed to: Materiel Movements Branch ATTN: AFZH-JTM-M Bldg 9630, Box 339500, MS-53 Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433-9500 Telephone No: (253) 967-6445 or 4810 FAX No: (253) 967-6736 The contractor shall not make news releases or otherwise provide information relative to the performance of this contract or information relative to any incident occurring on JBLM without prior approval of the Contracting Officer.
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