|Agency:||Department of State|
|Level of Government:||Federal|
|Posted Date:||Oct 1, 2017|
|Due Date:||May 30, 2017|
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Added: Apr 04, 2017 3:48 pm Modified: Sep 30, 2017 8:04 pm Track ChangesCANCELLATION 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 FY17-GC-563 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 2005-95 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 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 2017-05-30 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Sterling, VA 20166
The Department of State requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001: UAG Surface Pro 4 Rugged case, MFG Part Number: UAG-SFPRO04-BLK-VP, 10, EA;
LI 002: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Type Cover Keyboard, MFG Part Number: R9Q-00001, 10, EA;
LI 003: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Core i7 256 GB SSD 8 GB RAM Windows 10
Pro, MFG Part Number: SU9-00001, 10, EA;
LI 004: Zagg Invisible SHIELD GLASS Screen Protector for Microsoft Surface Pro 4, MFG Part Number: MC4GLS-F00, 10, EA;
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.***
If this is a aBrand Name Onlya? procurement, Seller certifies that it is an authorized distributer of the brand name product being sold to the Department of State and that it has the certification/specialization level required by the manufacturer, to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with applicable manufacturer certification/specialization requirements. Unless otherwise specified, Seller warrants that the products are new and in their original box(es).
New Equipment ONLY;NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
Bid MUST be good for 90 calendar days after close of Buy
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.
This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to FAR 4.1102 and other applicable regulations and guidelines.Information can be found at www.sam.gov.
Delivery must be made within 30 days or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days - not to exceed 30 - required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer.
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/.
Award will be made to the responsible Seller whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Buyer on the basis of price, technical capability, delivery, and past performance. The Buyer will review the bids and make a selection on FedBid. Selected Seller means the Seller that submits the Selected Bid. Selected Bid means a Bid submitted by a Seller in response to an IFB, which Bid meets or exceeds the Buyer?s requirements and is accepted by the Buyer pursuant to the terms of the Bid. Participating sellers will note that there may be a 4 to 6 week delay from the time that the Selected Seller receives notification from FedBid to the time that the Selected Seller receives the award document from the Department of State. FedBid will invoice the Selected Seller after the Buyer has accepted a Seller?s bid. The FedBid invoice will include system-generated competition-specific information for identification and referencing purposes. The Selected Seller is responsible for remitting any FedBid fee once they have received payment from the Department of State. The official award document from the Department of State will contain information on how the Selected Seller invoices the Buyer. The official award document from the Department of State will provide the delivery timeline information and the award date on the document is when the official delivery time clock begins.
Sellers cannot: combine order shipments, perform drop shipments. A requisition number or credit card number MUST be identified with the shipment and All shipments MUST include the Packing List.
For the line items designated as [Brand Name or Equal], the Buyer is allowing Sellers to submit bids for alternate products as long as the bid specification 'Brand Name or Equal' the requested specification. Sellers MUST enter exactly what they are bidding (including make, model, and description) into the blank description field in order for the bid to be considered.
Award may NOT be based solely on pricing factors alone. Consideration may be given to non-price related factors to include delivery, history, urgency of need, as well as price. Award of bids will be evaluated by price, technical capability, delivery and past performance.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO HAVE A BID CONSIDERED FOR AWARD FOR BRAND NAME OR EQUAL & MEET OR EXCEED BUYS, ALL VENDORS MUST PROVIDE MANUFACTURER, PART # AND EXTENDED SPECIFICATIONS OF THE EXACT MODEL BEING PROPOSED FOR ALL LINE ITEMS. NO EXCEPTIONS. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN A 'NON RESPONSIVE' BID AND REMOVAL FROM AWARD CONSIDERATION.
The Government intends to make award to the responsive offeror that provides the Best Value to the Government based on Technical Acceptability, Price, Delivery Timeframe and Past Performance. Award will be made to the offeror quoting fair and reasonable prices who meet ALL required technical specifications and who comply with ALL solicitation requirements.
The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:Technical Compliance with Solicitation, Delivery and Warranty Information, Past Performance,and Price, Technical and past performance, when combined, are more important than price.
The Government may increase the quantity of supplies called for in the Schedule at the unit price specified. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within 90 Calendar Days of receiving final delivery. Delivery of the added items shall continue at the same rate as the like items called for under the contract, unless the parties otherwise agree
Additional Info :
Contracting Office Address :
SA-11B, Dunn Loring, VA 22027
Place of Performance :
Sterling, VA 20166
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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