Added: Oct 05, 2017 10:25 am
U.S. Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Prisons
PO Box 3500
White Deer, PA 17887
October 5, 2017
This is a Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation of offers that are being requested. PLEASE READ THROUGH ITS ENTIRITY.
Solicitation is for additional First Quarter Subsistence, Certified Kosher and Meat FY 2018. For a list, description and total quantities of all items, refer to attached document.
Solicitation is a 100% small business set aside.
The NAICS for this requirement is 311999.
TERMS OF DELIVERY ARE F.O.B. DESTINATION TO:
Route 15, 2 Miles North of Allenwood
Allenwood, PA 17810
The delivery is expected October 23, 2017, through November 3, 2017. Any items shipped before or after the required delivery time-frame will be returned at vendor's expense. Upon Award, the Food Service Warehouse must be contacted prior to delivery for approval or adjustments in delivery schedule using the information above.
Quoter(s) are advised the government reserves the right to make single or multiple awards. The government will award to the responsible quoter(s) whose quote, is conforming to the solicitation.
Evaluation Factors are past performance, price, and delivery. Past performance is significantly more important than price and non-price related factors. Award will be based on the best value to the government considering the evaluation factors listed above. Best value may be determined using tradeoffs among the evaluation factors, so that award may be made to other than the lowest-priced offer. Vendors who submit an offer concurs that delivery date can be met, unless otherwise noted.
PAST PERFORMANCE RECORD OF "FAILURE TO DELIVER" ON PREVIOUS AWARDS MAY RESULT IN A LESS THAN FAVORABLE PERFORMANCE RATING.
Piggy back offers will NOT be evaluated and therefore NOT considered for award.
DO NOT CHANGE CASE COUNTS!! YOUR OFFER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED! ALL BIDS MUST BE CLEAR!
SUBSTITUTIONS TO SPECIFICATIONS IN LINE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED (ex., SIZES, CASE COUNTS). CHANGES TO SPECIFICATIONS WILL NOT BE EVALUTED AND THEREFORE, NOT CONSIDERED FOR AWARD. THE GOVERNMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT UPON INSPECTION TO REJECT ITEMS IF THEY ARE DAMAGED OR NOT TO THE SPECIFICATIONS AS LISTED IN THE SOCLITATION. ALL BIDS MUST MEET SPECIFICATIONS.
For bid consideration for any kosher items offered, follow the Certified Religious Diet Specifications Quote Sheet in this solicitation. All kosher items offered on this bid must be certified by and accepted by the Orthodox Kosher Certification Agency from the United States or Canada. Quoter(s) MUST include a Letter of Certification from the religious certification agency with all quote(s) SUBMITTED. Please submit the Kosher Certification(s) (date valid from time of bid submittal through the delivery quarter) with your quote. Follow the Certified Religious Diet Specifications Quote Sheet.
Products other than canned goods must be 3 months or younger (canned goods must be 1 year or younger) upon delivery with the date (including expiration date, best by date, sell by date, use by date or consumed by date) on the label. No stamped /written dates allowed.
The completed package should be returned no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, October 16, 2017. Vendors shall submit signed and dated offers to, Andrea Gavitt, Contract Specialist by email to firstname.lastname@example.org ONLY. No fax, hand delivery, nor mail-in will be accepted.
Be sure to complete all information requested at the bottom of the quote form.
Information will be posted to the General Services Administration Federal Business Opportunities website: http://www.fbo.gov. All future information about this acquisition, including amendments, cancellations, award letter and low bid quote(s) will also be distributed through this site. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring this site to ensure they have the most up-to-date information about this solicitation.
The anticipated award date is October 18, 2017. The only format in which questions "clarity only" will be answered by e-mail, (no phone calls please). Faith Based and Community Based Organizations have the right to submit offers or bids equally with other organizations for contracts for which they are eligible. All vendors must be completely registered in the System for Award Management, http://www.sam.gov prior to award, during performance and through final payment of any contract resulting from this solicitation.
Do not provide a Unit Price past the 4th decimal point for your quote or that line item will not be considered.