Notice Type: Special Notice
Posted Date: 15-AUG-14
Office Address: Department of Commerce; National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Acquisition Management Division; 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301Room B130 Gaithersburg MD 20899-1410
Subject: Relocation software
Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services
Solicitation Number: NB162000-14-04002
Contact: Divya Soni, Phone 3019756394, Email email@example.com
Description: Department of Commerce
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Acquisition Management Division
DESCRIPTION: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) intends to negotiate, on a sole source basis, under authority of FAR 13.106-1(b) (1), with mLINQS, LLC for the acquisition of relocation software, needed by the Travel Group at NIST Gaithersburg, MD campus. *****Sole Source determination is based on the need to purchase relocation software that meets the following requirements: 1) Complete end-to-end travel relocation processing in compliance with FTR 302-1, 2) Complete adherence to FTR and FAM, 3) Ability to create authorizations and vouchers in accordance with FTR and FAM, 4) Cloud solution that has a Federal authority to operate as a hosted service with minimum security requirements defined for moderate impact information, 5) Certification for Software as Service (SaaS) that complies with applicable standards, including OMB A-130- Appendix III, HUD Information Technology Security Policy and Procedures, and NIST Special Publications 800-53v4, 6) Ability to comply with HSPD-12 and IPv6 requirements, 8) Proven history of usage in Federal government for past 10+ years, 9) Section 508 American with Disabilities Act compliance, and 10) Compliance with IRS Publication 521, "Moving Expenses" and Circular E "Employer's Tax Guide." mLINQS is the only known vendor with a product that meets all of these requirements. ***Delivery shall be FOB DESTINATION and be completed in accordance with the Contractor's commercial schedule. *** *****The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541519, and the size standard is 150 Employees. ******A determination by the Government not to compete the proposed acquisition based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.
*****No solicitation package will be issued. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive quotations. However, responses received by August 30, 2014 will be considered by the Government.