RFI (Request for Information) Scrap Metals Dec 2020

Agency: DEPT OF DEFENSE
State: Michigan
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 99 - Miscellaneous
Opps ID: NBD00159882998618955
Posted Date: Jan 5, 2021
Due Date: Jan 20, 2021
Solicitation No: 20201210
Source: Members Only
RFI (Request for Information) Scrap Metals Dec 2020
Active
Contract Opportunity
Notice ID
20201210
Related Notice
Department/Ind. Agency
DEPT OF DEFENSE
Sub-tier
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA)
Major Command
DLA DISPOSITION SERVICES
Office
DLA DISPOSITION SERVICES
General Information View Changes
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Sources Sought (Updated)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-05:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Updated Published Date: Jan 05, 2021 09:59 am EST
  • Original Published Date: Dec 10, 2020 03:58 pm EST
  • Updated Response Date: Jan 20, 2021 11:59 pm EST
  • Original Response Date: Dec 28, 2020 11:59 pm EST
  • Inactive Policy: Manual
  • Updated Inactive Date: Jan 21, 2021
  • Original Inactive Date: Dec 29, 2020
  • Initiative:
    • None
Classification
  • Original Set Aside: Local Area Set-Aside (FAR 26.2)
  • Product Service Code: 9999 - MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
  • NAICS Code: 423930 - Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
  • Place of Performance:
    Battle Creek , MI
    USA
Description

Request for Information (RFI)
DLA Disposition Services
74 Washington Ave. N.
Battle Creek, MI 49037


***This is not an Invitation for Bid (IFB)***


THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. REQUESTS FOR A SOLICITATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE. This RFI is issued to conduct market research for information and planning purposes to improve the understanding of industry capabilities and processes for scrap metal.
RFI responses must include:


• Name of the primary point of contact for the response
• Business Title
• Company Name
• Email address
• Phone


DLA Disposition Services Primary Point of Contact:
Jennifer Ganka
Marketing Specialist
Jennifer.Ganka@dla.mil
Phone: 269-961-5028


DLA Disposition Services Secondary Point of Contact:
Joe Neuman
Property Disposal Specialist
Joseph. Neuman@dla.mil
Phone: 269-961-4522

DISCLAIMER
We appreciate your participation as well as the participation from others providing information. Your written comments, suggestions and ideas regarding scrap metals at DLA Disposition Services will be treated as confidential and for Government use only. Please provide your responses via email, by December 28, 2020 to Jennifer.ganka@dla.mil

QUESTIONS
1.) What are the physical forms of scrap received at your location (shredded, cut, whole, etc.)?
2.) What physical forms of scrap generate the highest returns (shredded, cut, whole, etc.)?
3.) What physical forms of scrap generate the lowest returns (shredded, cut, whole, etc.)?
4.) What type of scrap materials provide the best return (steel, aluminum, grade, etc.)?
a. Currently
b. Future outlook
5.) Are there any requirements for customers before turning in scrap?
6.) What types of scrap make up the largest volumes of your operations? (Please rank the top 10)
7.) What types of scrap are you looking to procure?
8.) What types of methods are used to initially identify incoming materials (ex: magnets, analyzers, chemical test, etc.)?
9.) What type of training is provided to employees to identify scrap types for segregation?
10.) Are there any necessary/required certifications required in the course of business?
11.) Are there price variances using different scrap segregation methodologies (ex: magnets vs. hand analyzers)?
a. If so, what is the average price difference realized?
b. If so, is the price difference standard or volatile?
i. If volatile, what variables affect the price?
12.) What strategies are implemented during down trending scrap markets?
13.) Do you engage with buy and hold strategies?
a. What is the triggering mechanism for the strategy?
b. What is the triggering mechanism for selling under this strategy?
c. Is this strategy commonplace for the organization and/or the industry?
14.) What methodologies are used to sell scrap (long term contract, one-time purchases, recurring buys, brokerage)?
a. Does any methodology make up a larger percentage of the sales then others?

Attachments/Links
Contact Information
Contracting Office Address
  • 74 NORTH WASHINGTON
  • BATTLE CREEK , MI 49037-3092
  • USA
Primary Point of Contact
Secondary Point of Contact


History

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