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Combine Solicitation - 70-- SX20 VTC Cart System for Ft. Belvoir

August 28, 2014



Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 27-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of the Army; FedBid; FedBid.com -- for Department of Army procurements only; 204 Lee Avenue, Fort Myer, VA 22211

Subject: 70-- SX20 VTC Cart System for Ft. Belvoir

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: W91QV1-14-R-1977

Contact: Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): See Statement of Work.

Place of Performance (zipcode): -

Place of Performance Country: -

Description: Department of the Army

FedBid

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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 W91QV1-14-R-1977 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 334310 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2014-08-29 12:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be in the Statement of Work. The MICC Fort Belvoir requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: SX20 VTC System (See Item Specifications for details), 1, EA; LI 002: Labor and Services (See Item Specifications for details), 1, EA; LI 003: Travel/ODC's, 1, EA; LI 004: Fort Belvoir VTC Maintenance Services, 12, Months; "https://marketplace.fedbid.com/fbweb/fbobuyDetails.do token=%3D%3DwBKxmaVGYR9%2BWy37xActSSQAAAAAHeAAgAgTFCGg%2FFzzqQbJAAyVXBA0Or"Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, MICC Fort Belvoir intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Fort Belvoir is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. For solicitation with multiple CLINs, each individual CLINs shall be priced and submitted on FEDBID. Pricing for multiple CLINS shall not be lumped into one line item, doing so your quote/proposal will not be considered for award. CLINs with $0 dollar shall be identified as NO CHARGE. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposals, representations and certifications, etc.). You may attach documents with your offer when placing a bid. After you begin the bidding process the attachments feature is located on the 2nd page Line Items or you may submit them to clientservices@fedbid.com to supplement your Bid (e.g., in response to a Brand name or Equal/Meet or Exceed Requirement). Failure to provide any required documents prior to the proposal due date and time will deem your offer non-responsive and ineligible for award. In addition to providing pricing through the marketplace, Sellers must include certain non-pricing information as document(s) attached to their Bid, so they are received no later than the closing date and time of this Buy. Pricing will not be accepted if it is included in the attachment(s). Attachment(s) can total no more than 20 MB, whether multiple files or one file, and may be zipped to decrease their size. A Seller's failure to comply with these terms may result in its Bid being determined to be non-responsive. The following clauses shall apply: 52.204-99 (System for Award Management), 52.209-6 (Protecting the Government's Interest When Sub-Contracting), 52.204-10 (Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards), 52.212-4 (Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items), 52.212-5 (Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders Commercial Items), 52.219-28 (Small Business Representation), 52.222-3 (Convict Labor), 52.222-19 (Child Labor), 52.222-21 (Prohibition of Segregated Facilities), 52.222-26 (Equal Opportunity), 52.222-36 (Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities), 52.223-18 Ban on Texting and Driving, 52.225-1 (Buy American Act Supplies), 52.225-13 (Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases), 52.232-33 (Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer Central Contractor). The following DFARS clauses shall apply:If applicable, in subcontracts for commercial items or commercial components, awarded at any tier under this contract:

212.237-7010 Prohibition on Interrogation of Detainees by Contractor Personnel (JUN 2013)

252.237-7019 Training for Contractor Personnel Interacting with Detainees (Section 1092 of National Defense Authorization Act of FY 2005 of Pub. L. 108-375) (JUN 2013) 252.247-7003 Pass-Through of Motor Carrier Fuel Surcharge Adjustment to the Cost Bearer (SEP 2010) (Section 884 of Pub. L. 110-417) 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea (JUN 2013) (10 U.S.C. 2631) 252.247-7024 Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAR 2000) (10 U.S.C. 2643)

Additional applicable clauses under DFARS 252.301(f) will be manually added.

(End of clause) DFAR Sub-Part 252.232-7003 ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF PAYMENT REQUESTS AND RECEIVING REPORTS (MAR 2008) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause (1) Contract financing payment and invoice payment have the meanings given in section 32.001 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (2) Electronic form means any automated system that transmits information electronically from the initiating system to all affected systems. Facsimile, e-mail, and scanned documents are not acceptable electronic forms for submission of payment requests. However, scanned documents are acceptable when they are part of a submission of a payment request made using Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) or another electronic form authorized by the Contracting Officer. (3) Payment request means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment submitted by the Contractor under this contract. (b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this clause, the Contractor shall submit payment requests and receiving reports using WAWF, in one of the following electronic formats that WAWF accepts: Electronic Data Interchange, Secure File Transfer Protocol, or World Wide Web input. Information regarding WAWF is available on the Internet at https://wawf.eb.mil/. (c) The Contractor may submit a payment request and receiving report using other than WAWF only when (1) The Contracting Officer authorizes use of another electronic form. With such an authorization, the Contractor and the Contracting Officer shall agree to a plan, which shall include a timeline, specifying when the Contractor will transfer to WAWF; (2) DoD is unable to receive a payment request or provide acceptance in electronic form; (3) The Contracting Officer administering the contract for payment has determined, in writing, that electronic submission would be unduly burdensome to the Contractor. In such cases, the Contractor shall include a copy of the Contracting Officer s determination with each request for payment; or (4) DoD makes payment for commercial transportation services provided under a Government rate tender or a contract for transportation services using a DoD-approved electronic third party payment system or other exempted vendor payment/invoicing system (e.g., PowerTrack, Transportation Financial Management System, and Cargo and Billing System). (d) The Contractor shall submit any non-electronic payment requests using the method or methods specified in Section G of the contract. (e) In addition to the requirements of this clause, the Contractor shall meet the requirements of the appropriate payment clauses in this contract when submitting payment requests. In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports , the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website Home Page, under about WAWF. Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD.DISA.MIL IAW FAR 52.204-99 System for Award Management (SAM) Registration (August 2012) (Deviation), the offeror must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM), which took the place of the Central Contractors Registration (CCR); SAM consolidated the Federal Procurement Systems and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. Currently CCR, FedReg, ORCA and EPLS have been migrated into SAM. If the offeror's information is already in CCR, you do not have to reload your information in the SAM website; however, if the offeror is not registered under SAM the offeror may register at the SAM website http://www.sam.gov. More information can be found at http://www.acquisition.gov or by calling 866-606-8220, or 334-206-7828 for international calls. IAW 52.204-8 Annual Representation and Certification, the offeror is required to input their Representations and Certifications into the online representation and certifications application (ORCA) database which is located at https://orca.bpn.gov/ 5152.233-4000 If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the General Accounting Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. Send protests (other than protests to the contracting officer) to: Address: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 The AMC-level protest procedures are found at: Web Address: http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp If Internet access is not available contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. No partial shipments unless otherwise specified. New equipment ONLY, NO remanufactured or used products. No "GREY" market items. Bid MUST be good for 45 calendar days after submission

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