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Combine Solicitation - To provide eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign OptAlign Edition Version 2.1 and eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign Drive Time Network Version 2.1. SEE ATTACHED RFQ FOR ADDITION DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS

May 28, 2014



Combine Solicitation - To provide eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign OptAlign Edition Version 2.1 and eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign Drive Time Network Version 2.1. SEE ATTACHED RFQ FOR ADDITION DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 27-MAY-14

Office Address: Department of the Navy; United States Marine Corps; -MCRD Parris Island; PO Box 5069 Parris Island SC 29905-5069

Subject: To provide eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign OptAlign Edition Version 2.1 and eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign Drive Time Network Version 2.1. SEE ATTACHED RFQ FOR ADDITION DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: M0026314T1020

Contact: Christine E Wendle, Contract Specialist, Phone 8432284118, Fax 8432282163, Email christine.wendle@usmc.mil - Kacy Mohead, Contracting Officer, Phone 8432282188, Fax 8432282163, Email kacy.m.mohead@usmc.mil

Description: Department of the Navy

United States Marine Corps

-MCRD Parris Island

"OFFORS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE PER THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ANNOTATED IN THE ATTACHED RFQ." SPECIFICATIONS

* 1. DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT.

The Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) currently utilizes TerrAlign Software: OptAlign Edition and Drive Time Network, which enhance our main mapping software called MapInfo, a Microsoft Windows-based mapping and geographic analysis application, provided by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). TerrAlign's OptAlign Edition and Drive Time Network allows United States Marine Corps (USMC) recruiters the capability to align recruiting territories efficiently and balances the distribution of a selected attribute (population, high school seniors, etc.) among the recruiting areas minimizing distance from time. Therefore, the recruiters know where highways make travel easier, where mountains and rivers serve as physical barriers, and where tunnels or bridges permit travel through those barriers.

* 2. The Government intends to issue one (1) award in accordance with the provisions of FAR Part 12 (Commercial Items) and FAR Part 13 (Simplified Acquisition Procedures) and calls for a Firm-Fixed-Price Contract for the base period (12-months) and two (2) one-year option periods. This procurement is being conducted utilizing the North American Classification System (NAICS) code 511240 and soliciting "Un-Restricted." The incorporated provisions and clauses as listed in section I are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-73 (Apr 29, 2014) and DFARS Publication 201400506 (May 06, 2014). Definitions can be obtained at the following web-site: http://www.acquisition.gov/ [http://www.acquisition.gov]

All contractors must comply with the requirements listed below for this RFQ. Failure to comply may result in disqualification.

* 3. SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS To provide eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign OptAlign Edition Version 2.1 and eight (8) annual licenses, brand name or equal, to TerrAlign Drive Time Network Version 2.1.

The OptAlign Edition license shall allow the software to provide the following features: * Integrated within MapInfo Professional

* Data setup Wizard

* Expanded (as compared to the redistricter) manual realignment tools

* Reassign geography or accounts between territories

* Add, delete, and rename territories

* Change and save territory color and patterns

* User-defined field force hierarchy

* Reassign territories between managers to manage reporting relationships

* Automatic map shading at each level in field force hierarchy

* Reassign territories between managers to manage reporting relationships

* Automatic and dynamic graphs and browsers

* Save "what-if" scenarios

* Focus on a subset of your field force

* TerraMaps-Automatically prints a close-up map of every territory

* Reports-Automatically generates Assignment, Gain/Loss, and Summary reports

* Automatically estimate average travel time to each location

* Automatically balances territories on any variable you choose

* Automatically creates compact territories

* Minimizes driving time (with Drive Time Network)

* Recommends optimal territory centers for rep placement

* Set centers as fixed or free

* Automatically creates call plans that assigns each customer to a set of weeks or days based on its call frequency, schedules a balanced share of calls for each week or day, and geographically clusters customers to minimize travel time between calls. These plans can be divided into 2 through 31 periods.

The Drive Time Network license shall allow the software to provide added benefits to the OptAlign Edition's territory optimization output. The optimizer balances each territory on a selected attribute and minimizes the average size of the territories. Without the Drive Time Network, OptAlign's optimizations minimize the average size of the territories based on straight-line distance. With the Drive Time Network, the software know where highways make travel easier, where mountains and rivers serve as physical barriers, and where tunnels or bridges permit travel through those barriers. Using the Drive Time Network dramatically reduces the amount of manual fine-tuning needed (to correct for non-contiguous territories) after optimization and reduces driving time within territories.

* 3.1. CUSTOMER CARE

The vendor shall provide customer care support Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 6:00 pm eastern standard time. Customer care support consists of routine technical support to the software such as troubleshooting software conflict with MapInfo or Windows.

* 3.2. MAINTENANCE

The vendor shall provide software maintenance to include software updates to both the OptAlign Edition and Drive Time Network so access to current information is readily available.

* 3.3. TRAINING

The vendor shall provide one (1) 2-day training session in Quantico, Virginia or at vendor location. The training session will consist of ten (10) MCRC Marketing Specialists.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/M00263/M0026314T1020/listing.html


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