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Combine Solicitation - Dell USB Smart Card Keyboards

May 26, 2014



Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 23-MAY-14

Office Address: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; Chief Management Officer; Procurement Department, Suite 1090; 1200 K Street, N.W.Washington DC 20005-4026

Subject: Dell USB Smart Card Keyboards

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: RQ-45-14-000324

Contact: Judene A. Dayes, Phone 20232640003321, Email dayes.judene@pbgc.gov

Description: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Chief Management Officer

Procurement Department, Suite 1090

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR Subpart 13.5, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement is the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The reference number is RQ-51-14-000347 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). Offerors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). This acquisition is firm-fixed-price and solicited on a Brand Name, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorized/qualified reseller basis in accordance with FAR 6.302-1. Configuration and compatibility issues justify the use of brand name equipment. Offers will be accepted only from OEMs or authorized/qualified resellers to ensure that the equipment is unaltered, the product is new, applicable operating system software and licensing issues are not impacted, maintainability is not at issue, and warranties are properly in place. Offers from other than OEM or authorized/qualified resellers will be deemed unresponsive and will not be evaluated. New equipment ONLY. NO remanufactured products and NO "grey" market items will be accepted. Offerors must include a statement with their quote indicating that their offer contains only new equipment, no remanufactured product, and no "grey" market items. This is an all-or-none requirement. Partial quotes will be deemed unresponsive and will not be evaluated. Award will be made to the lowest responsive, responsible offeror. PBGC requires the following items, EXACT MATCH only:

KB813 (332-1571) Dell Dell USB Smart Card Keyboards 1000 EACH

Provisions and clauses applicable to this acquisition are as follows: FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor, FAR 52.232-17 Interest, FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration, FAR 52.233-3 Protest After Award, FAR 52.247-34 F.O.B. Destination, FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference, 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain foreign Purchases (Jun 2008), 52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations (Jun 2013. The following clauses, applicable to this acquisition, are local PBGC clauses and all interested offerors may request a copy from the contract specialist: PBGC-32-004 Invoice Submission Information (Jan 2012), PBGC-39-001 Electronic and Information Technology (Oct 2004) Full text of these provisions and clauses, with the exception of the PBGC local clause, may be obtained from the following internet website: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/. Offerors may indicate that their response to FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items has been loaded on http://orca.bpn.gov.

PBGC Local Clause in Full Text: PBGC-39-003 AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDER (JUL 2011) The offeror must be recognized by the legal owner as an authorized provider of the software/hardware identified in the schedule. The legal owner is defined as the legal entity that holds the proprietary rights to the software/hardware. The offeror must be a recognized entity that is authorized to sell, distribute, copy and/or change the content of the software/hardware.

The offeror must certify its status as an authorized provider of the software/hardware identified in the schedule by providing written proof of its status in its response to the solicitation. PBGC reserves the right to verify information provided and check with the legal owner to confirm the offerors status. If the offeror is found not to be an authorized provider, the contracting officer shall notify the offeror that its proposal is excluded from the competitive range or eliminated from the competition. The notice shall state the basis for the determination and that a proposal revision will not be considered. (End of Provision)

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/PBGC/CMO/PD/RQ-45-14-000324/listing.html


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