RFI (Request for Information) Scrap Metals Dec 2020
|Agency:||DEPT OF DEFENSE|
|Level of Government:||Federal|
|Posted Date:||Jan 5, 2021|
|Due Date:||Jan 20, 2021|
- 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
- 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 , MIUSA
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
DLA Disposition Services Primary Point of Contact:
DLA Disposition Services Secondary Point of Contact:
Property Disposal Specialist
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.email@example.com
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.)?
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?
- 74 NORTH WASHINGTON
- BATTLE CREEK , MI 49037-3092
- Jennifer Ganka
- Phone Number 269-961-5028
- Jan 05, 2021 09:59 am ESTSources Sought (Updated)
- Dec 29, 2020 11:55 pm EST Sources Sought (Inactive)
|Dec 10, 2020||[Sources Sought (Original)] RFI (Request for Information) Scrap Metals Dec 2020|
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