Cold Weather, Steel Toed Boots, Standard Military Height, Air Force Coyote Brown
|Agency:||DEPT OF DEFENSE|
|Level of Government:||Federal|
|Posted Date:||Sep 13, 2020|
|Due Date:||Sep 18, 2020|
- Contract Opportunity Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Original)
- All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
- Original Published Date: Sep 12, 2020 03:16 pm EDT
- Original Date Offers Due: Sep 18, 2020 10:00 am EDT
- Inactive Policy: 15 days after date offers due
- Original Inactive Date: Oct 03, 2020
- Original Set Aside: Total Small Business Set-Aside (FAR 19.5)
- Product Service Code: 8430 - FOOTWEAR, MEN'S
- NAICS Code: 316210 - Footwear Manufacturing
Place of Performance:
Portsmouth , NH 03803USA
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. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W50S8A-20-Q-0028, and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-07. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 316210 – Footwear Manufacturing, a small business size standard of 1,000 EMP. This requirement is 100% set-aside for small business, and only qualified vendors may submit quotes. The solicitation will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 18 September 2020 at 1000 Eastern Time. Free On Board (FOB) Destination shall be 302 Newmarket Street, Newington, NH 03803. The Government intends to award a Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) contract.
The NH National Guard requires the following items (Brand Name or Comparable):
CLIN 0001: Belleville 775ST (or comparable item that meets the following salient characteristics):
- Air Force Coyote Brown
- Insulated winter boot
- Full-grain leather
- Steel or composite toe boot
- Waterproof protection
- Slip resistance outsole in icy conditions
- Height: 8" (Standard Military Height)
- Upper: All 100% cattle-hide leather
- Midsole: Highly cushioned, shock absorbent midsole
- Toe meets ASTM F2412-18 and F2413-18 standards for impact & compression and EH rated
- Air Force & AFI 36-2903 compliant
Sizes & QTY on attached sheet
Delivery Date: 30 days Preferred After Date of Contract
All technical or contractual questions shall be submitted in writing via e-mail no later than 16 September 2020 at 1000 Eastern Time to Lainey Ash at email@example.com. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. If the Government responses to technical questions affect any portion of the solicitation, then an Amendment of Solicitation will be issued.
The subject of your email must include your company's legal name, state the nature of your email and include the Solicitation Number W50S8A-20-Q-0028. For example, the subject of your email should be similar to the following:
Quote Submission by Company XXXXX, Solicitation Number W50S8A-20-Q-0028
Company XXXXX Question Regarding Solicitation Number W50S8A-20-Q-0028
This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to be considered for award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. Registration must be "ACTIVE" at the time this solicitation closes.
Vendors must provide the product technical specifications with submitted quote. Vendors are
cautioned that offers submitted that are found to have missing information (i.e. product technical
specifications) will be considered non-responsible and will not be considered for award.
The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible quoter,
whose quotation conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government,
price and other factors considered (see the below Provision at FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation of
Vendors must certify whether they will or will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation, IAW the Provision at FAR 52.204-24, as stated below:
52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.
As prescribed in 4.2105(a), insert the following provision: REPRESENTATION REGARDING CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT (DEC 2019)
The Offeror shall not complete the representation in this provision if the Offeror has represented that it “does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument” in the provision at 52.204-26, Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation, or in paragraph (v) of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items.
(a) Definitions. As used in this provision—
“Covered telecommunications equipment or services”, “critical technology”, and “substantial or essential component” have the meanings provided in clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.
(b) Prohibition. Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. Contractors are not prohibited from providing— (1) A service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or
(2) Telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles.
(c) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for “covered telecommunications equipment or services”.
(d) Representation. The Offeror represents that it □ will, □ will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation.
(e) Disclosures. If the Offeror has represented in paragraph (d) of this provision that it “will” provide covered telecommunications equipment or services”, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer—
(1) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment and services offered (include brand; model number, such as original equipment manufacturer (OEM) number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable);
(2) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b) of this provision;
(3) For services, the entity providing the covered telecommunications services (include entity name, unique entity identifier, and Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code, if known); and
(4) For equipment, the entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the OEM or a distributor, if known).
(End of provision)
The selected offeror must comply with the following, in addition to the attached provisions and clauses:
52.252-3 ALTERATIONS IN SOLICITATIONS (APR 1984)
Portions of this solicitation are altered as follows:
52.212-1 Instruction to Offerors - Commercial Items
52.212-2 Evaluations of Commercial Items
52.212-1 -- Instruction to Quoters -- Commercial Items.
As prescribed in 12.301(b)(1), insert the following provision:
Instructions to Quoters -- Commercial Items (Oct 2018)
(a) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and small business size standard. The NAICS code and small business size standard for this acquisition is 334111 – Electronic Computer Manufacturing; 1250 Employees.
(b) Submission of offers. Submit signed and dated offers to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. Offers may be submitted on the SF 1449, letterhead stationery, or as otherwise specified in the solicitation. As a minimum, offers must show --
(1) The solicitation number;
(2) The name, address, telephone number, Cage Code, Tax Identification Number, of the quoter;
(3) A technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements in the solicitation. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary;
(4) Terms of any express warranty;
(5) Price and any discount terms;
(6) A completed copy of the representations and certifications at FAR 52.212-3
(7) Acknowledgment of Solicitation Amendments;
(8) If the offer is not submitted on the SF 1449, include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Offers that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration.
(c) Period for acceptance of offers. The quoter agrees to hold the prices in its offer firm for 30 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of offers, unless another time period is specified in an addendum to the solicitation.
(d) Product samples. When required by the solicitation, product samples shall be submitted at or prior to the time specified for receipt of offers. Unless otherwise specified in this solicitation, these samples shall be submitted at no expense to the Government, and returned at the sender’s request and expense, unless they are destroyed during preaward testing.
(e) Multiple offers. Quoters are encouraged to submit multiple offers presenting alternative terms and conditions, including alternative line items (provided that the alternative line items are consistent with subpart 4.10 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation), or alternative commercial items for satisfying the requirements of this solicitation. Each offer submitted will be evaluated separately.
(f) Late submissions, modifications, revisions, and withdrawals of offers.
(1) Quoters are responsible for submitting offers, and any modifications, revisions, or withdrawals, so as to reach the Government office designated in the solicitation by the time specified in the solicitation. If no time is specified in the solicitation, the time for receipt is 4:30 p.m., local time, for the designated Government office on the date that offers or revisions are due.
(i) Any offer, modification, revision, or withdrawal of an offer received at the Government office designated in the solicitation after the exact time specified for receipt of offers is “late” and will not be considered unless it is received before award is made, the Contracting Officer determines that accepting the late offer would not unduly delay the acquisition; and—
(A) If it was transmitted through an electronic commerce method authorized by the solicitation, it was received at the initial point of entry to the Government infrastructure not later than 5:00 p.m. one working day prior to the date specified for receipt of offers; or
(B) There is acceptable evidence to establish that it was received at the Government installation designated for receipt of offers and was under the Government’s control prior to the time set for receipt of offers; or
(C) If this solicitation is a request for proposals, it was the only proposal received.
(ii) However, a late modification of an otherwise successful offer, that makes its terms more favorable to the Government, will be considered at any time it is received and may be accepted.
(3) Acceptable evidence to establish the time of receipt at the Government installation includes the time/date stamp of that installation on the offer wrapper, other documentary evidence of receipt maintained by the installation, or oral testimony or statements of Government personnel.
(4) If an emergency or unanticipated event interrupts normal Government processes so that offers cannot be received at the Government office designated for receipt of offers by the exact time specified in the solicitation, and urgent Government requirements preclude amendment of the solicitation or other notice of an extension of the closing date, the time specified for receipt of offers will be deemed to be extended to the same time of day specified in the solicitation on the first work day on which normal Government processes resume.
(5) Offers may be withdrawn by written notice received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers. Oral offers in response to oral solicitations may be withdrawn orally. If the solicitation authorizes facsimile offers, offers may be withdrawn via facsimile received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers, subject to the conditions specified in the solicitation concerning facsimile offers. An offer may be withdrawn in person by a quoter or its authorized representative if, before the exact time set for receipt of offers, the identity of the person requesting withdrawal is established and the person signs a receipt for the offer.
(g) Contract award (not applicable to Invitation for Bids). The Government intends to evaluate offers and award a contract without discussions with quoters. Therefore, the quoter's initial offer should contain the quoter's best terms from a price and technical standpoint. However, the Government reserves the right to conduct discussions if later determined by the Contracting Officer to be necessary. The Government may reject any or all offers if such action is in the public interest; accept other than the lowest offer; and waive informalities and minor irregularities in offers received.
(h) Debriefing. If a post-award debriefing is given to requesting quoters, the Government shall disclose the following information, if applicable:
(1) The agency’s evaluation of the significant weak or deficient factors in the debriefed quoter's offer.
(2) The overall evaluated cost or price and technical rating of the successful and debriefed quoter and past performance information on the debriefed quoter .
(3) The overall ranking of all quoters, when any ranking was developed by the agency during source selection.
(4) A summary of rationale for award;
(5) For acquisitions of commercial items, the make and model of the item to be delivered by the successful quoter.
(6) Reasonable responses to relevant questions posed by the debriefed quoter as to whether source-selection procedures set forth in the solicitation, applicable regulations, and other applicable authorities were followed by the agency.
(End of Provision)
52.212-2 -- Evaluation -- Commercial Items. Is replaced in its entirety by this addendum
As prescribed in 12.301(c), the Contracting Officer may insert a provision substantially as follows:
Evaluation -- Commercial Items
(a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible quoter whose quotation 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:
- All CLINS and SUB-CLINS (if applicable) are individually priced
- All prices are reasonable when compared to industry and current market conditions
- All CLINS and SUB-CLINS meet or exceed the salient characteristics stated in the Governments solicitation
- Evaluation of quoters past performance history in SPRS
(b) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful quoter within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, 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.
(End of Provision)
- KO FOR NHANG DO NOT DELETE 302 NEWMARKET ST BLDG 145
- PORTSMOUTH , NH 03801-2886
- Lainey M. Ash (Graham)
- Phone Number 603-225-1311
- Sean M Connolly
- Phone Number 6032251226
- Sep 12, 2020 03:16 pm EDTCombined Synopsis/Solicitation (Original)
|Sep 19, 2020||[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)] Cold Weather, Steel Toed Boots, Standard Military Height, Air Force Coyote Brown|
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