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July 2, 2014

Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice

Posted Date: 01-JUL-14

Office Address: National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Glenn Research Center; Office of Procurement; NASA/21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135


Classification Code: R - Professional, administrative, and management support services

Solicitation Number: NNC14ZC013R

Contact: Michelle A. Mader, Contracting Officer, Phone 216-433-2765, Fax 216-433-2480, Email [Michelle A. Mader]

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Description: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Office of Procurement

NASA/GRC plans to issue a Request for Proposal(RFP)for on-site logistics support services as follows: 1.0 LOGISTICS SERVICES Property/Equipment Management receives, tracks, stores, screens, redistributes, and disposes of Glenn property. This area maintains the system that tracks equipment; produces and maintains records for lost, damaged, or destroyed equipment; conducts annual physical inventories; tracks and documents loans of Government property; and tracks capitalized equipment. Staff members pick up, receive, inspect, redistribute, warehouse, and maintain records for all excess property, including scrap material; prepare computing equipment for reuse; process requests for the reuse or donation of excess and surplus property; conduct Internet auctions of surplus property; manage Glenns Hold Storage system for stock items; conduct an annual inventory; and maintain a website. Supply Management identifies, documents, and physically controls all inventory items by identifying storage space; managing, warehousing, and maintaining stores stock, program stock, and standby stock (including hazardous chemicals); shipping and receiving hazardous drums and cylinders; and managing returnable containers. Staff members also provide standard and clean-room laundry services and monitor, track, and control the tool cribincluding machining and fabrication test equipment, hardware, and software. Freight Traffic encompasses traffic management, shipping, and receiving. This includes ensuring custody and centralized control over inbound and outbound shipments, packing items and completing shipping documents, maintaining forms and documentation, processing and distributing freight bills, and resolving overdue notices for collect freight bills. Transportation conducts studies for proposed transportation activities; provide bus transportation for personnel; and load, unload, pick up, and deliver instruments, machinery, office equipment, printed matter, and interoffice and U.S. Postal Service mail. In addition, recyclable materials and hazardous materials and waste are picked up and transported to designated locations. Staff members maintain Glenns vehicles, operate the motor vehicle dispatch service, and operate, manage, and keep records for motor pool vehicles, other Government vehicles, fuels, and the garage. Move Operations provides technical leadership, guidance, and logistics for all Glenn personnel moves and analyzing all move requests in accordance with guidelines. 2.0 STOCK PURCHASES Stock Purchases uses the NASA Glenn Supply Management Systems to administer the Glenn supply management program consisting of stores stock and program stock. 3.0 MEDIA SERVICES Media Services helps Glenns researchers document and publish their results and achievements. Staff members provide publishing, duplicating, imaging, and educational program services for Glenn as well as computer application support for the Logistics and Technical Information Division and editing and proposal support. Publishing services include editing; the preparation and manipulation of photographs, illustrations, and drawings; electronic document formatting; and information management services and a customer interface for scientific and technical documents as well as publishing not related to research. This includes illustrations and design for printing, projected visuals, exhibits, displays, presentations, three-dimensional models, and Web pages. The Imaging Technology Center provides photographic, imaging, and animation support for aeronautical research, engineering, physical science, and other programsboth to document technical research and events and to inform the public of research advances. Educational Services creates projects and opportunities that attract and retain students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. Staff members support technical writing and editing, award nomination coordination and package preparation, and new proposal coordination and publication support. Duplicating Services duplicates, assembles, binds, addresses, and prepares documents for distribution; repairs and maintains Government-owned office equipment; sends out orders for printing by the Government Printing Office. Forms Management creates and maintains all Glenn forms. 4.0 RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND HISTORY OFFICE Records Management provides a variety of services to ensure that Glenns functions are documented adequately in accordance with regulation and business needs. The core of this function is the understanding and application of National Archives regulations as they pertain to records creation, maintenance, storage, accessibility, safeguarding, and disposition. Staff members maintain and manage their own inactive records storage facility, which requires preparing boxes for storage, tracking through a database, and retrieval whenever necessary. Records management is a customer-service-focused organization that assists employees with understanding and applying records retention schedules, developing file plans and inventories, and assisting with records clean-up activities. Records search and retrieval for Freedom of Information Act requests, audit activities, and research projects are other key services. History Office provides the oversight and management of the Centers archives through collection development, appraisal of materials, description of materials, and ensuring accessibility through the creation of finding aids. The History Office provides both a basic reference service and more in-depth research of historical topics. This is done through the exploration of current archival holdings, materials held by records management, and interaction with retirees through oral history interviews. Research is documented through historical writing ranging from essays to peer-reviewed books, exhibits, and Web applications. Of particular focus is the documentation of historic facilities as required by the Historic Preservation Act. The History Office works closely with the Centers historic preservation officer and the State Historic Preservation Office to ensure that mitigation requirements are met when a historic facility is demolished or altered. 5.0 LIBRARY AND LEARNING CENTER The Glenn Science & Engineering Library provides librarians and clerical support for Glenns library, including participation on NASA teams for operating the NASA Digital Library. This includes charging and discharging materials, issuing late and recall notices, preparing materials, and routing to successive requestors, as well as receiving, processing, shelving, or filing books, journals, research reports, specifications, microfiche, and other library materials. The area acquires books, subscriptions, specifications and standards, documents, audiovisual materials, microforms, and CDROMs and other electronic materials for the Library. This involves purchasing subscriptions and maintaining library copies and records: ordering books, other documents, and audiovisual materials; and processing interlibrary loan requests to other libraries and from other NASA libraries. New and previously uncatalogued library collection materials are catalogued, and comprehensive reference services are provided. This area also provides local computer support for electronic library systems, administers Glenns Bibliographic Web database, and conducts outreach activities to promote the library and its services. The Learning Center provides about 1200 individual instruction classes for civil service and support service contractor personnel in many different disciplines. 6.0/7.0 ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLERICAL SERVICES Administrative Services include project coordination, database and spreadsheet maintenance, data analysis, Web content maintenance, and configuration management. Clerical Services provides branch, division, and office support including, but not limited to expense reports, acquisition support, meeting support and minutes, correspondence preparation, workshop coordination, calendar management, and office coverage. 8.0 METROLOGY The Calibration Lab inspects, repairs, and calibrates instrumentation used for test and measurement using standards that are traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology and that are derived from natural physical constants, radio measurements, or comparison to consensus standards. This service includes metrology-oriented engineering consultation, metrology networking, and leveraging other Government laboratories. The Government anticipates awarding a cost-plus-fixed-fee/award-term contract with one (1) base year, four (4) one-year options, and two (2) award term years which may be earned in years 4 and 5 of the contract, respectively. The contract will also contain the Option to Extend Services clause which provides the option to extend the term of the contract by up to six months. This procurement is a follow-on to the existing conract NNC05CB17C (TIALS) with SGT, Inc. The current contract and other related documents releaseable under FOIA are available at [ adingRm.htm ] . There will be an Industry Day at the Glenn Research Center providing general information about this procurement and an opportunity to ask questions on July 28, 2014. An explanatory letter and a registration form are attached. Pre-resgistration is required. The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12. This procurement is a total small business set-aside. The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 561210 and $35.5 million, respectively. All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. The anticipated release date of the RFP is on or about September 2, 2014 with an anticipated offer due date of on or about October 17, 2014. NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at [ ub_library/Omb.html ] . The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA Business Opportunities home page is " gr=D&pin=" HTTP:// gr=D&pin= . It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).


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