Notice Type: Amendment to Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment
Solicitation Number: 0040154330
Contact: Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;
Place of Performance (address):
Place of Performance (zipcode): 48105
Place of Performance Country: US
USGS - All Offices
AMENDMENT NOTICE: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 0040154330 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 FAC 2005-76. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 511210 with a small business size standard of
Sellers shall offer item(s) that exactly match to the item(s) requested, or any item that meets all the specifications of the item(s) requested, and the attached Brand Name Salient Characteristics. In order for a seller s bid to be 'responsive' and considered for award, the seller is REQUIRED to document in their bid exactly what is being offered, including listing a Manufacturer, Part Number and or Model Number , AND the full extended specifications for review. A seller must have a current registration in the following four databases to receive this award:
1. SAM Requirement The USGS requires registration with the System for Award Management prior to receipt of order. Information can be found at www.sam.gov.
2. FEDCONNECT Requirement Awards will be made to vendors registered in the FedConnect database. Vendors may complete registration in FedConnect at https://www.fedconnect.net.
3. IPP Requirement Electronic Invoicing and Payment Requirements - Internet Payment Platform (lPP) (
Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the
"Payment request" means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp.gov.
Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice: A copy of the Contractor s internally generated invoice
The Contractor must use the IPP website to register, access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment.
If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation. To be considered for award, all Sellers must be manufacturer/ Federally authorized distributors of the equipment/services they are offering with a demonstrated capability of delivering the entire order within the time frames specified by the Buyer on the award. Sellers may be required to provide documentation as proof of authorization to be considered for award. (a) In accordance with sections 433 and 434 of Division E of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 (Pub. L. 112-74), none of the funds made available by the Act may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that - (1) Was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation 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, or such officer or agent and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) 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. (b) The Offeror certifies that - (1) It is not a corporation that was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation convicted) of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months; (2) It 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. Award evaluation criteria utilized to evaluate Bids is specified in evaluation factors as follows. This evaluation criteria supersedes the evaluation criteria as stated in above instructions, Evaluation Criteria Basis of Award. Evaluation based on lowest price, technically acceptable: To be deemed technically acceptable, the product/service shall meet or exceed the attached Brand Name Specifications and Salient Characteristics.
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