M-708, Envelope for Documents of Other Items (09/12/08)Y

Agency: U.S. Government Publishing Office
State: District of Columbia
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • C - Architect and Engineering Services - Construction
Opps ID: NBD14567266453107070
Posted Date: Jan 12, 2021
Due Date: Jan 14, 2021
Solicitation No: 417177
Source: Members Only
Jacket Number Rev. Office Name Quote Due Date (ET) Date Posted Product Type Title Total Quantity Ship Delivery Date Enter Quote
417177 Agency Publishing Services 1/14/2021 10:00 AM 01/12/2021 Envelopes M-708, Envelope for Documents of Other Items (09/12/08)Y 78,750 02/15/2021 Enter Quote

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Quotation Request //
US Government Publishing Office
JACKET:417-177
Agency Publishing Services
Quotations are Due By:
732 North Capitol Street, NW
(Eastern Time)10:00 AM on 01/14/2021
Washington DC 20401-0001
Submit Quotes Online, unless otherwise instructed, via: http://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/openjobs.aspx
Contractor must provide mandatory W-9 form before GPO makes payment.
TITLE: M-708, Envelope for Documents of Other Items (09/12/08)Y
QUANTITY: 78750 Button and String Style Property Envelopes.
SUBMISSION OF QUOTES: Vendor to submit quotes via Quick Quote
(https://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/OpenJobs). Late quotes will not be accepted. All problems
submitting quotes via Quick Quote must be reported prior to bid opening time to APS DC on
202-512-0307.
SUBCONTRACTING: Contract Clause 6, "Subcontracts," of GPO Contract Terms (GPO Publication
310.2, effective December 1, 1987 (Rev.1/18)), is modified to permit subcontracting of the presswork for
envelope manufacturers and construction of envelopes for printing firms.
.
TRIM SIZE: 7-1/2 x 10-1/2" includes 2" ungummed flap (open end) and 1" sealed foldover at the bottom.
FORM NO: M-708
SCHEDULE:
Furnished Material will be available for pickup by 01/15/2021
Deliver complete (to arrive at destination) by 02/15/2021
F.O.B. destination
QUALITY LEVEL: 3 Quality Assurance Through Attributes (GPO PUB 310.1, effective May 1979 (Rev.
9-19)) applies.
DESCRIPTION:
DIGITAL PRINTING IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Envelopes print type/rule matter on side opposite seam.
CONSTRUCTION: Open end envelope, center seam with a ungummed flap depth of 2" and a 1" sealed
foldover at the bottom. The envelope flap contains a 5/8" diameter hard fiber reinforced red patch, with an
approximately 10" long red string attached with a metal grommet centered between the left and right side
dimensions of flap, and approximately 1/2" from the flap's lower edge.
Envelope body contains a 5/8" diameter hard fiber reinforced red patch with metal grommet, centered
between the envelope left and right dimensions, with center of metal grommet approximagtely 1-3/8" down
from the center of the flap metal grommet.
The button on the back of the envelope must have a metal eyelet which shall penetrate two thickness of the
paper at the center seam overlap.
MATERIAL FURNISHED: .
Contractor to receive via email after award.
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 417177
Department of Homeland Security Dep 1-01027 BAC: 9111 09
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: bmack Reviewed By:
One (1) Purchase order.
One (1) PDF Print files.
One (1) PDF file with Shipping label.
GPO Form 2678 (departmental random copies-blue label).
GPO Form 917 (Certificate of Selection).
Contractor to download the Labeling and Marking Specifications form (GPO Form 905, R. 7-15) from
gpo.gov, fill in appropriate blanks, and attach to shipping containers
Prior to image processing, the contractor is responsible for performing a basic check (preflight) of the
furnished publishing files to assure accurate output of the required reproduction image. Any errors, media
damage or data corruption that might interfere with proper file imaging must be reported to the contract
administrator. Contractor must notify the Government as soon as necessary in order to comply with the
shipping schedule.
In addition, the contractor is responsible for creating or altering any necessary trapping, setting proper
screen angles and screen frequency, and defining file output selection for the imaging device being utilized.
All furnished files must be imaged as necessary to meet assigned quality level.
PAPER: * Must be in accordance with JCP Paper Specification Standards in effect on date of this order
JCP Code* V10, Light-Brown (Kraft Shade) Envelope, Basis Size 17 X 22" Basis Weight 28 lbs.
COLOR OF INK:
Black.
PRINT PAGE: One Side Only
MARGINS:
Follow electronic media. Adequate gripper.
PROOFS:
E-MAIL PROOFS (indicate margins): CONTRACTOR MUST NOT PRINT PRIOR TO RECEIVING AN
"OK TO PRINT". One (1) set of E-Mailed Electronic Page Proofs. Contractor to submit one Press Quality
PDF soft proof (for content only) using the same Raster Image Processor (RIP) that will be used to produce
the final printed product. PDF proof will be evaluated for text flow, image position, and color breaks. Proof
will not be used for color match.
E-Mailed proofs (marked with Jacket/Req. Number plus return name and E-Mail address) directly to the
Agency at matt.j.gaines@uscis.dhs.gov. Contractor must call GPO Contract Compliance Section at (202)
512-0520 immediately upon E-Mailing proofs and immediately upon receiving the returned proofs (or OK
E-Mail) back from the Department.
Proofs will be withheld not more than (1) workday from receipt at the Department to receipt in the
contractors plant.
BINDING:
See description.
PACKING:
Pack 250 per carton, flaps extended. Pack in suitable shipping containers. Pallets Required. Please Include
A Visible Packing Slip With Every Shipment-MUST.
Shipping Label Instruction;
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 417177
Department of Homeland Security Dep 1-01027 BAC: 9111 09
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: bmack Reviewed By:
When completing the label you must:
1. Have at least Adobe Reader 7
2. USCIS Shipping Label must be used
3. CAPS LOCK ON when filling out PDF Shipping Label
4. The date (format) must be typed as MM/DD/YYYY
BARCODE REQUIREMENTS:
* Title
* Form number
* Revision date
* Print Order Number
* Quantity
* Height 1/2 inch
* USCIS is requesting a signed receipt from the contractor after delivery.
Addition Information:
Form Number: M-708
Revision Date: 09/12/08 Y
Requisition Number: CIS-21-01027
Title: ENVELOPE FOR DOCUMENTS AND OTHER ITEMS
Jacket Number: 417-177
Quantity Per Carton 250
Quantity Per Shipping Container: _________
DISTRIBUTION:
Contractor must notify the ordering agency on the same day that the product ships/delivers via e-mail sent
to matt.j.gaines@uscis.dhs.gov, (606)545-5243 or (606)465-9256. The subject line of this message shall be
"Distribution Notice for Jacket 417-177, Requisition CIS-21-01027. The notice must provide all applicable
tracking numbers, shipping method, and Title. Contractor must be able to provide copies of all delivery,
mailing, and shipping receipts upon agency request.
Deliver 78,750 envelopes (including 200 Departmental Random "Blue Label" Copies) via traceable means
to: USCIS Western Forms Center, 5160 Richton Street, Suite G, Montclair, CA 91763. Attn: Receiving
(909-949-7131 or 909-949-7193).
All shipments to the USCIS Forms Centers and Facilities must meet the following requirement:
1. Must be shipped on 48 x 40", 4-way pallets.
2. Cartons must be stacked so that total height of the pallet (including the pallet itself) does not exceed 54".
NOTE: For the "Blue Label" Copies -- A copy of the Government furnished certificate (GPO Form 917)
must accompany the voucher sent to GPO, Financial Management Service, for payment. Failure to furnish
the certificate may result in delay in processing the voucher. NOTE: Form is available at
https://wwww.gpo.gov/pdfs/vendors/sfas/Form917.pdf
All expenses incidental to submitting proofs, furnishing samples and returning materials, must be borne by
the contractor.
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 417177
Department of Homeland Security Dep 1-01027 BAC: 9111 09
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: bmack Reviewed By:
QUALITY ASSURANCE LEVELS AND STANDARDS: The following levels and standards shall apply
to these specifications:
Inspection Levels (from ANSI/ASQC Z1.4):
(a) Non-destructive Tests -- General Inspection Level I.
(b) Destructive Tests -- Special Inspection Level S-2.
Specified Standards-- The specified standards for the attributes requiring them shall be:
ATTRIBUTE
SPECIFIED STANDARD
P-7. Type Quality and Uniformity
Approved PDF Proof/Furnished Electronic Media
P-9. Solid or Screen Tints Color Match
Pantone Matching System
PREAWARD SURVEY: In order to determine the responsibility of the prime contractor or any
subcontractor, the Government reserves the right to conduct an on-site pre-award survey at the
contractor's/subcontractor's facility or to require other evidence of technical, production, managerial,
financial, and similar abilities to perform, prior to the award of a contract. As part of the financial
determination, the contractor in line for award may be required to provide one or more of the following
financial documents:
1) Most recent profit and loss statement
2) Most recent balance sheet
3) Statement of cash flows
4) Current official bank statement
5) Current lines of credit (with amounts available)
6) Letter of commitment from paper supplier(s)
7) Letter of commitment from any subcontractor
The documents will be reviewed to validate that adequate financial resources are available to perform the
contract requirements. Documents submitted will be kept confidential, and used only for the determination
of responsibility by the Government. Failure to provide the requested information in the time specified by
the Government may result in the Contracting Officer not having adequate information to reach an
affirmative determination of responsibility.
PAYMENT: Submitting invoices for payment via the GPO fax gateway (if no samples are required)
utilizing the GPO barcode coversheet program application is the most efficient method of invoicing.
Instruction for using this method can be found at the following web address:
http://winapps.access.gpo.gov/fms/vouchers/barcode/instructions.html.
Invoices may also be mailed to: U.S. Government Publishing Office, Office of Financial Management, Attn:
Comptroller, Stop: FMCE, Washington, DC 20401.
For more information about the billing process refer to the General Information of the Office of Finance
web page located at https://www.gpo.gov/how-to-work-with-us/vendors/how-to-get-paid.
Attachment(s): NONE
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 417177
Department of Homeland Security Dep 1-01027 BAC: 9111 09
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: bmack Reviewed By:
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