Notice Type: Combine Solicitation
Posted Date: 20-FEB-14
Office Address: Other Defense Agencies; Defense Media Activity; DMA Acquisition and Procurement MD; 6700 Taylor Ave Ft Meade MD 20755
Subject: Dell M6800 Laptops
Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment
Solicitation Number: HQ0515-3316-0002-000
Contact: Paulette L-pez, Contract Specialist, Phone 3012226028, Email firstname.lastname@example.org - Leila S. Miller, CONTRACTING OFFICER, Phone (301) 222-6031, Fax (301) 833-4948, Email email@example.com
Place of Performance (address): Defense Information School6500 Mapes Rd Fort Meade, MD
Place of Performance (zipcode): 20755
Place of Performance Country: US
Description: Other Defense Agencies
Defense Media Activity
DMA Acquisition and Procurement MD
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number HQ0515-3316-0002-000 is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-72 effective 30 Jan 2014 and DFARS Publication Notice (DPN) 20140129. Requirement requested herein is unique to the manufacturer. See attached Limited SAP. The Government will consider quotes only from authorized resellers of equipment manufacturers. The Government reserves the right to make multiple awards if, after considering the additional administrative costs, it is in the Government's best interest to do so. All items must be quoted FOB Destination to Fort Meade, MD for delivery of 30 days after receipt of order.
FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (FEB 2012), applies to this acquisition. Re para (a): The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 334111 and the small business size standard is 1000 employees. Re para (b)(8): Quotes must include a completed copy of FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (FEB 2012) with Alternate I (APR 2011) or indication that the offeror's Representations and Certifications are completed on SAM.gov. Note that para (k) requires any prospective awardee shall be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (now SAM.gov) database prior to award, during performance, and through final payment.
ADDENDUM TO FAR 52.212-1
Offerors must use the attached Price Schedule for submission of pricing.
GSA or open market prices will be considered.
Period for acceptance of offers: Quotes offering less than 60 calendar days from the date designated for receipt of quotes for acceptance by the Government will be considered non-responsive and will be rejected.
In order to minimize the risk of the Government purchasing counterfeit products or unauthorized secondary market equipment, which would not be supported by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), and in order to ensure that the Government purchases only equipment that is genuine (i.e., not counterfeit), authorized (e.g., including appropriate licenses), and supported (e.g., warranty and support services) by the OEM, Vendor shall certify that it is an authorized reseller as of the date of the submission of their offer, and that it has the certification/specialization level required by the Manufacturer to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with the applicable Manufacturer certification/specialization requirements. Unless otherwise specified, Vendor shall warrant that the products are new and in their original box. The Vendor confirms to have sourced all Manufacturer products submitted in this offer from Manufacturer or through Manufacturer Authorized Channels only, in accordance with Manufacturer's applicable policies in effect at the time of purchase.
FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items (JAN 1999) applies with the following insertion at paragraph (a): Technical, Past Performance, and Price; with award being made to the lowest priced responsible, responsive Offeror, with acceptable past performance, meeting the requirements of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Technical evaluation will be based on the Offeror's certification that it is an authorized reseller and that it has the certification/ specialization level required by the manufacturer to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with the applicable manufacturer certification/ specialization requirements. Past Performance will be verified by checking the Offeror's information on Government past performance websites (i.e. CPARS, PPIRS) and by checking the Offeror's status on the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS). Offerors are reminded that the Government reserves the right to obtain past performance information from any source available. Offerors will be given the opportunity to respond to any negative past performance information received. It is the responsibility of all interested offerors to review this site frequently for any updates/ amendments that may occur during the solicitation process. The posting of this requirement does not obligate the Government to award a contract nor does it obligate the Government to pay for any proposal preparation costs. The Government reserves the right to cancel this procurement/ solicitation either before or after the solicitation closing date, with no obligation to the offeror by the Government.
The Government will issue a contract to the responsible, responsive offeror, with acceptable past performance, submitting the lowest price. All prospective contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management in order to be eligible for contract award. For registration, go to www.sam.gov and follow the instructions. The Government reserves the right to make multiple awards if, after considering the additional administrative costs, it is in the Government's best interest to do so. This contract will include the following referenced clauses which may be accessed electronically at http://farsite.hill.af.mil :
PLEASE TAKE NOTE TO THE BELOW DFARS CLASS DEVIATION THAT NEEDS TO BE ANSWERED AND SUBMITTED WITH YOUR QUOTE:
*FILL IN and attach to quote/proposal - attachment must be signed and contain company name and information: DFARS 252.209-7994 REPRESENTATION BY CORPORATIONS REGARDING AN UNPAID DELINQUENT TAX LIABILITY OR A FELONY CONVICTION UNDER ANY FEDERAL LAW-FISCAL YEAR 2014 APPROPRIATIONS (DEVIATION 2014-O0004) (October 2013)
(a) In accordance with sections 8112 and 8113 of Division C and sections 514 and 515 of Division E of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013,(Pub. L. 113-6), none of the funds made available by that Act for DoD (including Military Construction funds) may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that-
(1) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government; or
(2) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government.
(b) The Offeror represents that-
(1) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability,
(2) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months.
(End of Provision)
DFARS 252.204-7007 ALTERNATE A, ANNUAL REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS (MAY 2013)
Substitute the following paragraphs (d) and (e) for paragraph (d) of the provision at FAR 52.204-8: (d)(1) The following representations or certifications in the System for Award Management (SAM) database are applicable to this solicitation as indicated: (i) 252.209-7001, Disclosure of Ownership or Control by the Government of a Terrorist Country. Applies to all solicitations expected to result in contracts of $150,000 or more. (ii) 252.209-7003, Reserve Officer Training Corps and Military Recruiting on Campus-Representation. Applies to all solicitations with institutions of higher education. (iii) 252.216-7008, Economic Price Adjustment-Wage Rates or Material Prices Controlled by a Foreign Government. Applies to solicitations for fixed-price supply and service contracts when the contract is to be performed wholly or in part in a foreign country, and a foreign government controls wage rates or material prices and may during contract performance impose a mandatory change in wages or prices of materials. (iv) 252.225-7042, Authorization to Perform. Applies to all solicitations when performance will be wholly or in part in a foreign country. (v) 252.229-7012, Tax Exemptions (Italy)-Representation. Applies to solicitations and contracts when contract performance will be in Italy. (vi) 252.229-7013, Tax Exemptions (Spain)-Representation. Applies to solicitations and contracts when contract performance will be in Spain. (vii) 252.247-7022, Representation of Extent of Transportation by Sea. Applies to all solicitations except those for direct purchase of ocean transportation services or those with an anticipated value at or below the simplified acquisition threshold. (2) The following representations or certifications in SAM are applicable to this solicitation as indicated by the Contracting Officer: [Contracting Officer check as appropriate.] ___ (i) 252.209-7002, Disclosure of Ownership or Control by a Foreign Government. ___ (ii) 252.225-7000, Buy American-Balance of Payments Program Certificate. ___ (iii) 252.225-7020, Trade Agreements Certificate. ___ Use with Alternate I. ____(iv) 252.225-7022, Trade Agreements Certificate-Inclusion of Iraqi End Products. ___ (v) 252.225-7031, Secondary Arab Boycott of Israel. ___ (vi) 252.225-7035, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Balance of Payments Program Certificate. ___ Use with Alternate I. ___ Use with Alternate II. ___ Use with Alternate III. ___Use with Alternate IV. ___ Use with Alternate V. (e) The offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically via the SAM website at https://www.acquisition.gov/. After reviewing the SAM database information, the offeror verifies by submission of the offer that the representations and certifications currently posted electronically that apply to this solicitation as indicated in FAR 52.204-8(c) and paragraph (d) of this provision have been entered or updated within the last 12 months, are current, accurate, complete, and applicable to this solicitation (including the business size standard applicable to the NAICS code referenced for this solicitation), as of the date of this offer, and are incorporated in this offer by reference (see FAR 4.1201); except for the changes identified below [offeror to insert changes, identifying change by provision number, title, date]. These amended representation(s) and/or certification(s) are also incorporated in this offer and are current, accurate, and complete as of the date of this offer. FAR/DFARS Provision # Title Date Change Any changes provided by the offeror are applicable to this solicitation only, and do not result in an update to the representations and certifications located in the SAM database.
(End of provision)
This contract will include the following FARS and DFARS Clauses which may be accessed electronically at http://farsite.hill.af.mil:
FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (FEB 2012) FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (JAN 2013) (DEVIATION) FAR 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns (JAN 2011) FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) DFARS 252.204-7004 Alternate A: System for Award Management (MAY 2013) DFARS 252.204-7006 Billing Instructions DFARS 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (JUN 2012) DFARS 252-232-7006 Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions (MAY 2013) DFARS 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments DFARS 252.243-7001 Pricing of Contract Modifications
Additional FAR and DFARS clauses required by the regulations will be included. Local DMA clauses, 52.0100-4028 (Contract contact Information) and 52.0100-4094 (Marking Instructions for All Items to Include Drop Ship and Direct Shipment), will be included. QUOTES MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 2 PM EASTERN TIME, 10 Mar 2014, IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. Quotes may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via fax to (301) 833-4948. Due to unexpected technical issues, email and fax may result in your quote not arriving before the cut-off time. Please allow extra time if you are sending your proposal quote by electronic means. While email is a convenient method of communication, it is not 100% reliable. It is incumbent upon the sender to ensure that the message is delivered/read. DMA Contracting cannot be held responsible for email delivery issues.