89--EMERGENCY PURCHASE: MEALS-READY-TO-EAT (MRE)

Agency: Department of Homeland Security
State: Florida
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 89 - Subsistence (Food)
Opps ID: NBD00159149587598061
Posted Date: Sep 28, 2017
Due Date: Sep 27, 2017
Solicitation No: RFQCBP17021
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
RFQCBP17021
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 26, 2017 4:55 pm Modified: Sep 27, 2017 12:04 pm Track Changes
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 RFQCBP17021 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 2005-95. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 311999 with a small business size standard of 500.00 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 2017-09-27 15:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Homestead Air Reserve Base, FL 33039

The DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following:
LI 001: MRE's Meals-Ready-To-Eat. 12 meals per case individually packaged. 48 cases per pallet, 576 meals per pallet, 100 pallets needed = Grand Total: 57,600 meals. Bucket maeals not accepted. Six (6) Varieties (2 of each in every case). Each complete meal will contain an 8oz entree, 2-3 side items, a drink mix, and an accessory pack for a total of 1100-1300 calories per complete meal (13,200 - 15,600 calories per case).
REQUIREMENTS:
1. DELIVERY TO BE MADE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017.
2. Bidders must confirm product offered, packaging, number of
bottles, number of cases per pallet, number of pallets per truckload.
3. Bidders must provide location of stock and freight company utilized.
4. Winning Bidder agrees to provide POC name and CELL phone number for after-hours availability and provide order tracking updates.
5. FORKLIFT AVAILABLE AT DELIVERY SITE.
6. Bid extensions will not be made unless no bid responses are received.
7. DELIVERY TO HOMESTEAD, FL 33039.
NOTE: THIS IS AN EMERGENCY BUY. PLEASE BID ONLY IF YOU ARE CAPABLE OF
IMMEDIATELY SECURING PRODUCT AND CAN IMMEDIATELY DELIVER AFTER RECEIPT
OF ORDER., 100, PALLETS;
LI 002: EXPEDITED SHIPPING TO HOMESTEAD, FL 33039. DELIVERY MUST BE MADE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017., 1, SVC;

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, DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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. DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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.
Delivery in 2 days is required, on Thursday, September 28, 2017, or sooner ARO but please indicate lead time for delivery with your submission

Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the AIncluded in another line itemA function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ASubmit a QuestionA feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid being determined to be non-responsive.

New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award.

Delivery must be made within 2 days or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days - not to exceed 2 - required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer. Unless otherwise noted.

ORCA Requirement - Company must be registered on Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered with ORCA, they may do so by going to ORCA web site at https://orca.bpn.gov/

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.

FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable).

Award Criteria-An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government's Statement of Work or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy.

In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com.

For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The vendor may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the DHS/CBP Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this RFQ. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this RFQ will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the vendor's expense.

For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may be cause for termination. This information is REQUIRED in order for a sellers bid to be deemed 'responsive' and to be considered for award. FAR 52.211-6.

In accordance with the IPP clause; ELECTRONIC INVOICING AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS - INVOICE PROCESSING PLATFORM (IPP) (JAN 2016), payment requests for all new awards must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). The Contractor must use IPP for contracts and orders awarded April 11, 2016 or later.
To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in FAR 32.905(b), "Payment documentation and process" and the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in this contract. The IPP website address is: https:// www.ipp.gov.
Contractor assistance with IPP enrollment can be obtained by contacting IPPCustomerSupport@fms.treas.gov or phone (866) 973-3131.
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.

THIS EMERGENCY PURCHASE IS FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF EFFORTS IN PUERTO RICO.
DELIVERY WILL BE MADE TO HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA 33039. COMPANIES WITH CURRENT STOCK IN OR NEAR FLORIDA THAT CAN DELIVER IN 2 DAYS, NO LATER THAN COB FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017, ARE ENCOURAGED TO BID. MRE MEALS ARE CRITICALLY NEEDED.

PLEASE NOTE, DELIVERY DATE, PRICE, AND PAST PERFORMANCE FACTORS WILL ALL BE FULLY CONSIDERED. BIDDERS WITH NO SELLER ACTIVITY MAY BE ASKED TO PROVIDE PAST PERFORMANCE REFERENCES

1. BIDDERS MUST PROVIDE MEAL DESCRIPTIONS, STOCK AVAILABILITY, FREIGHT INFORMATION, AND CONFIRM PRODUCT OFFERED, AND QUANTITY, PACKING.
2. BIDDERS MUST PROVIDE THE NAME AND POINT OF CONTACT PHONE NUMBER FOR THEIR COMPANY THAT WILL BE ANSWERED AFTER BID CLOSE TO VERIFY BID AND PROCESS ORDER IF SELECTED.
3. WINNING BIDDER AGREES TO PROVIDE NAME AND NUMBER OF POINT OF CONTACT TO PROVIDE AFTER-HOURS ORDER UPDATES AND TRACKING INFORMATION.
Contracting Office Address :
4400 South Expressway 281, Edinburg, TX 78542
Place of Performance :
Homestead Air Reserve Base, FL 33039
33039
US
Point of Contact(s) :
Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;

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