89--Chicken

Agency: Department of Justice
State: Arizona
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 89 - Subsistence (Food)
Opps ID: NBD00159792892727713
Posted Date: Sep 29, 2017
Due Date: Oct 2, 2017
Solicitation No: 877549
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
877549
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 28, 2017 2:02 pm Modified: Sep 28, 2017 2:05 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 877549 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 2017-10-02 11:30:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Safford, AZ 85552

The DOJ BOP Field Offices- FCI SAFFORD requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001: Chicken, Boneless, Skinless, Raw, White Meat (Tender or Breast Meat), Frozen, A or B quality per the USDA, United States Classes, Standards and Grades for Poultry Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) 70.200 et seq. Boneless, skinless breasts must be free of cartilage and fat. Boneless breasts (excluding the attached tenderloin) must be free of tendons. Tendons normally associated with tenderloins are permitted. Tenderloins or boneless, skinless parts must be free of blood clots, bruises, cuts, tears, and holes in the muscle tissue. Slight discolorations and separation of the muscle tissue is permitted on boneless, skinless parts, provided it does not detract from the appearance of the product. Boneless, skinless parts may be diced. The dicing process must result in size-reduced portions of meat that are intact, not mutilated, and with surfaces relatively smooth in appearance. Individual size-reduced portions of meat must be relatively uniform in size and shape, and consistent with the size reduction process. Unbreaded. Packed in poly bag boxes. All packaging and packing materials must be clean and in new condition. . Products produced or labeled with any phrase "under religious exemption" will be refused., 6000, LB;
LI 002: Chicken, Patty, Any Cooked Weight, Whole Muscle, Chunked and Formed, or Ground/Chopped and Formed, No mechanically separated chicken (comminuted), previously cooked chicken meat, or MSG may be used in product, 100% white meat, Breaded, Uniform in Shape. (CID A-A-20276A, Type V, Style A - C, Meat Type (b), Form 1, Shape (b). Individually Quick Frozen. Vegetable oil shall be used as the frying medium. Combined batter and breading shall not exceed 30% by weight and will be evenly coated. Finished meat product may not contain more than 3.5% non-meat binders and extenders (such as nonfat dry milk, cereal, or dried whole milk) or 2% isolated soy protein may be used, but must be shown in the ingredients statement on the product's label by its
common name. All ingredients in the product must be listed in the ingredients statement in order of predominance, from highest to lowest amounts in accordance with the USDA Food Safety
Inspection Service (FSIS) Food Standards and Labeling Policy. Manufacturers letters will NOT be accepted in lieu of labeling. Size of patty to be determined locally and size noted on bid., 2000, LB;

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, DOJ BOP Field Offices- FCI SAFFORD 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. DOJ BOP Field Offices- FCI SAFFORD 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 of awarded items will be 10/15/2017-10/25/2017. Deliveries after 10/25/17, may be subject to a cancellation. No deliveries on Federal Holidays. You may contact the Food Service Warehouse at 928-428-6600 EXT 2114. Hours: Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms aoffera? and aofferora? refer to a response to a solicitation that, if accepted, would bind the submitter to perform the resultant contract. The terms abida? and abiddera? refer to an offer submitted in response to an Invitation for Bid (IFB). The term aproposala? refers to an offer submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The terms aquotation,a? aquote,a? and aquotera? refer to a non-binding submission in response to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) which is not an offer.

Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid/Proposal/Quotation 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/Proposal/Quotation being determined to be unacceptable.

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

Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated.

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 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.

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).

The Contracting Officer will indicate elsewhere in this Buy as to whether responses will be evaluated for award based either upon (a) price and pricing factors only (Bids/Quotes) or (b) price and other factors (Proposals/Quotes). All Bids/Proposals/Quotations must conform to the listed specifications or the Statement of Work. If award criteria are based upon (b) price and other factors, the Contracting Officer shall clearly indicate the criteria to be applied elsewhere in this Buy.

In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Bidder/Offeror/Quoter 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 Buy. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com.

For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The Bidder/Offeror/Quoter may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the BOP 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 Buy. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this Buy will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the contractor'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 result in non-consideration of the Bid/Proposal/Quotation. This information is REQUIRED in order for a selleras Bid/Proposal/Quotation to be evaluated for award. FAR 52.211-6.

In accordance with FAR 15.304(e), the evaluation factors other than cost/price, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price; however, cost/price will contribute substantially to the selection decision.

Evaluation Factors for Award a FAR 15.304(e). Unless all offers are rejected, award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose offer, conforming to the solicitation, is determined to be the best overall value, price and other factors considered. In accordance with FAR 15.304(e), the evaluation factors other than cost/price, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price; however, cost/price will contribute substantially to the selection decision. The following factors will be used, in descending order or importance, to determine the Award recipient: 1.) Past Performance, 2.) Ability to deliver items as per specification and time/delivery requirements 3.) Cost/Price FAR 15.404-1(b) Past Performance: A vendoras previous delivery history, and any Performance Alerts available through FedBid.com and FedBizOpps.gov, as well as performance surveys conducted with other government agencies or Bureau of Prisons locations will be used as a determining factor prior to award.
Contracting Office Address :
PO Box 820, Safford, AZ 85548
Place of Performance :
Safford, AZ 85552
85552
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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