Liquid Nitrogen

Agency: Department of Agriculture
State: Nebraska
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 68 - Chemicals and Chemical Products
Opps ID: NBD00159112258355611
Posted Date: Oct 3, 2017
Due Date: Oct 13, 2017
Solicitation No: AG-6538-S-18-0004
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
AG-6538-S-18-0004
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Oct 03, 2017 11:35 am
The USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC) requires on-site delivery of liquid nitrogen to the USMARC for one year, with the option for two one-year extensions. Contractor is to provide all transportation required for delivery and also the tank.

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR subpart 12.6 (current as of FAC 2001-24), as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The NAICS is 325120. The Solicitation number AG6538S170004 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The description of items and clauses incorporated in this synopsis/solicitation are applicable to this procurement and will be incorporated into any resultant purchase order.


SAM: Vendor must be registered in the System for Award Management prior to the award of the contract. You may register by going to www.sam.gov. You will need to your Tax ID, Duns Number, Bradstreet number and banking information.
PAYMENT: Any award made under this solicitation is subject to 31 CFR Part 208 which requires all payments made by the government to be made by electronic funds transfer. Please note on your proposal if you will accept a government purchase (VISA) card.


This is a Buy Best Value acquisition. The Government will award a Purchase Order resulting from this Request for Quotes to the responsible offeror whose quote is conforming to the solicitation and represents the most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:


EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD
1. Past Performance -
Quotes will be evaluated based on the offeror's past performance as provided by the offeror's references.
2. Offeror's Technical Solution-
The Government will evaluate the performance of the offeror's product for capability and performance.
3. Quality and Reliability-
Quotes will be evaluated on the offeror's product for its level of Quality and Reliability.
4. Price-
The quoted price is fair and reasonable.


NOTE:
All evaluation factors other than cost or price, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price. Factors and sub-factors are prioritized in the following order of importance (i.e. most important first, least important last) for award evaluation 2, 3, 1, 4.


The Government will evaluate quotes for award purposes, considering the evaluation factors above, and will award to that offeror whose proposal represents the best value to the Government.
All sources wishing to provide a quotation must respond by 2:00 PM, October 13, 2016. Quotations should be addressed to USDA Agricultural Research Service, State Spur 18D Bldg 1, Clay Center, NE 68933. POC - Donita Furman, Contract Specialist, 402-762-4145. Faxed or emailed responses are acceptable. All responses will be evaluated to determine the company's capability to meet the above requirements. The Government shall award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsive/responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government per FAR 13.106-2.


52.232-18 -- Availability of Funds.
Availability of Funds (Apr 1984)
Funds are not presently available for this contract. The Government's obligation under this contract is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for this contract and until the Contractor receives notice of such availability, to be confirmed in writing by the Contracting Officer.
Applicable Provisions: The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Department of Agriculture Acquisition Regulation (AGAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition:
FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management: AGAR 452.204-70 Inquiries; FAR 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interests when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment; FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (filled in as follows: Technical specifications/support, and price); FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes of Executive Orders-Commercial Items; AGAR 452.219-70 Size Standard and NAICS Code Information; FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor; FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity Employment; FAR 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons; FAR 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; FAR 52.225-25 Prohibitions on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Reps and Certs; FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.233-3 Protest After Award; FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract; FAR 52.252-1 Solicitations Provisions Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference.


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RFQ
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
RFQ
Posted Date:
October 3, 2017
Description: request for quotation
Description: Specifications
updated specifications
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
updated specifications
Posted Date:
October 3, 2017
Description: updated specifications
Place of Performance :
State Spur 18D Bldg 1
Clay Center, Nebraska 68933
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Donita J. Furman
Phone: 402-762-4145
Fax: 402-762-4148

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