FABRICATED METAL PRODUCT MANUFACTURING
Metal bars, sheets & shapes
332 -- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing/332999 -- All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
This is a solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 12.3 Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses for the Acquisition of Commercial Items, in conjunction with FAR Parts 13.303 (BPAs), and FAR Part 15.101-2 Evaluation Procedures, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Proposals are being requested and no other written solicitation will be issued.
The selected Offeror must comply with all solicitation clauses and provisions listed in the attached SF1449 for commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated either by reference or in full text. The full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at these address(es):
This is a Small Business Set Aside according to the Standard Industrial Classification Code
and business size standard(s) describing the products and/or services to be acquired under this solicitation listed below:
NAICS CODE 332999 - All other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Size Standard 750 Employees
The USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection, Agriculture Marketing Services Facility in Fredericksburg, VA is in need of a Firm Fixed Priced Blanket Purchase Agreement for Various Vegetable Sizers. Each Single Blade shall be stamped with USDA Logo and the applicable size.
(First Article Testing is Required In Accordance With FAR 52.209-4 Government Testing)
The period of performance is not to exceed five years. The Contractor will be required to provide the supplies when requested by calls placed against the BPA by the Contracting Officer or the authorized representative during this time period.
(See Attached Drawings and Statement of Work for details)
Vendor must accept government credit cards. FOB Destination Freight prepaid and add
In accordance with FAR 15.101-2 The Government will award a Firm fixed Priced Blanket Purchase Agreement to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror .
In accordance with FAR 52.216-27 The Government may elect to award a single delivery order contract or task order contract or to award multiple delivery order contracts or task order contracts for the same or similar supplies or services to two or more sources under this solicitation.
INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS :
In order to have a complete proposal package, as a minimum, the proposal package must contain the following items which can be found in attachment 1:
1. Completed form 1449 Schedule of items (See pg 1 boxes 17a & 30a,b & c, )
2. Section B - Price Schedule for base period and option period 1.
ONLINE Completion of provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. Any entity wishing to do business with the USDA Shall complete certifications electronically at http://sam.gov. An offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically via http://www.acquisition.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the System for Award Management (SAM) website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision included in the solicitation.
3. ONLINE A completed Central Contractors Registration at http://sam.gov.
In accordance with FAR 52.212-1 (J) Provision and & 52.212-4 (T) (1 Commercial Terms and Conditions; Any entity wishing to do business with the federal government under a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)-based contract must be registered in SAM at http://sam.gov.
For FREE registration assistance please contact http://www.aptac-us.org/new/Govt_Contracting/find.php
or call 1866-606-8220
***REGISTRATION IS FREE PLEASE IGNORE ANY WEBSITES THAT TELL YOU OTHERWISE***
4. Any entity doing business with the Federal Government must also obtain a Dunn and Bradstreet number. If your company does not have a DUNS number, you may contact Dun and Bradstreet directly to obtain one by calling 1- 866-705-5711or via the following website:
Offers submitted without completion of items 1 thru 5 will be considered nonresponsive.
5. In accordance with FAR 52.212-1(c ); A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, emailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified , shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award.
6. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is a Tax Exempt Agency.
Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Type: Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Posted Date: July 1, 2014
Attchmt_1_AG-6395-S-14-0116.pdf (561.17 Kb)
Description: Interested vendors please complete and return by solicitation closing date.
Attchmt_2_Sizer_Drawings_S140116.pdf (44.19 Kb)
Description: Drawings for vendor reference
Contracting Office Address:
100 North 6TH Street
Butler Square 5TH Floor
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Place of Performance:
USDA, AMS, FVP, FPB
Equipment & Forms Depot
100 Riverside Parkway Ste 101
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406
Primary Point of Contact.:
Carol R. Dingess,