Retirement Inspections Window Envelope

Agency: U.S. Government Publishing Office
State: District of Columbia
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Opps ID: NBD14567386184117287
Posted Date: Jul 30, 2020
Due Date: Aug 5, 2020
Solicitation No: 413052
Source: Members Only
Jacket Number Rev. Office Name Quote Due Date (ET) Date Posted Product Type Title Total Quantity Ship Delivery Date Enter Quote
413052 Agency Publishing Services 8/5/2020 10:00 AM 07/30/2020 Envelopes Retirement Inspections Window Envelope 135,005 09/03/2020 Enter Quote

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Quotation Request //
US Government Publishing Office
JACKET:413-052
Agency Publishing Services
Quotations are Due By:
732 North Capitol Street, NW
(Eastern Time)10:00 AM on 08/05/2020
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: Retirement Inspections Window Envelope
QUANTITY: 135005 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.
BIDDERS, PLEASE NOTE: GPO has issued a new Government Paper Specification Standards, No. 13,
dated September 2019. Prospective bidders should carefully read this publication as the applicable
standards within become an integral part of this contract. The document is posted at
https://www.gpo.gov/how-to-work-with-us/vendors/forms-and-standards along with a list of major
revisions.
TRIM SIZE: 4-1/8 x 9-1/2" (constructed)
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FORM NO: RI 50-70 (8/2020 Edition)
SCHEDULE:
Furnished Material will be available for pickup by 08/07/2020
Deliver complete (to arrive at destination) by 09/03/2020
F.O.B. destination
QUALITY LEVEL: 3 Quality Assurance Through Attributes (GPO PUB 310.1, effective May 1979 (Rev.
9-19)) applies.
DESCRIPTION:
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
PRINTING: Prints type and line matter on face and back of envelope (after construction) in black ink. Text
consists of (9) typelines and 1 rule.
CONSTRUCTION: Envelope is open side with high cut diagonal seams, and gummed flap. Die cut a 5 x
1-1/4" window with rounded corners, positioned 1" from left and 1/2" from bottom edge. Cover window
with a suitable transparent material securely glued to inside.
The GPO imprint line must not appear on the finished product.
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MATERIAL FURNISHED: Contractor to receive. .
Via email to contractor upon 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: 413052
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 0-66941 BAC: 6325 36
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: mwheeler Reviewed By:
Purchase Order
One PDF file created on IBM System Win 2000 using Adobe Acrobat Version 7. Fonts are furnished.
GPO Form 952 Desktop Publishing Disk Information
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 checking files contained on the furnished media
to insure that such features as bleeds, register marks, and correct file output selection have been provided
for, so as to correctly generate output for printing. The contractor must supply necessary trapping. Output
must be generated on high resolution image processors.
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PAPER: * Must be in accordance with JCP Paper Specification Standards in effect on date of this order
JCP Code* D10, Writing; White (With Tablet Stock Option), Basis Size 17 X 22" Basis Weight 24 lb
COLOR OF INK:
Black
PRINT PAGE: Head to Head
MARGINS: Adequate Gripper.
PROOFS:
E-MAIL PROOFS (indicate margins): CONTRACTOR MUST NOT PRINT PRIOR TO RECEIVING AN
"OK TO PRINT". One 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. Proof MUST show die-cut window, margins and the constructed lip
of the envelope.
E-Mailed proofs (marked with Jacket/Req. Number plus return name and E-Mail address) directly to the
Agency at cyrus.benson@opm.gov. Contractor must call or email GPO Contract Compliance Section at
(202) 512-0520/compliance@gpo.gov 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 contractor's plant.
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PACKING:
Pack in 500's in Envelope Boxes.
Cartons NTE 40lbs.
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DISTRIBUTION:
Contractor must notify the ordering agency on the same day that the product ships/delivers via e-mail sent
to cyrus.benson@opm.gov. The subject line of this message shall be "Distribution Notice for Jacket
413-052, Req. No.0-66941". 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.
Vehicle Inspection Required Prior to Delivery:
Deliver 135,000 copies for INSPECTION to: Vehicle Inspection Facility, 1880 2nd Street, SW, Washington,
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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: 413052
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 0-66941 BAC: 6325 36
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: mwheeler Reviewed By:
DC 20536. Phone: 202-205-5847 or 202-345-7798.
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday - 5 am to 5 pm, Saturday - 5 am to 1 pm.
AFTER INSPECTION: Deliver 135,000 envelopes (includes 200 Departmental Random "Blue Label"
Copies) via traceable means to: U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Retirement Services Forms Store,
1900 E Street, NW, Room B-427, Washington, DC 20415, Attn: Samuel Brooks/0-66941. Phone:
202-606-3755 or 0623. INSIDE DELIVERY REQUIRED.
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 also available at
https://www.gpo.gov/pdfs/vendors/sfas/Form917.pdf.
Deliver 5 copies via traceable means to: U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW, Room
3316-L, Washington, DC 20415, Attn: Cyrus Benson/0-66941, Phone:(202) 606-4808. INSIDE
DELIVERY REQUIRED.
All expenses incidental to submitting proofs, furnishing samples and returning materials, must be borne by
the contractor.
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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 1.
(b) Destructive Tests -- Special Inspection Level S-2.
Specified standards to correspond with each required attribute as follows:
ATTRIBUTE
P-7. Type Quality and Uniformity
Specified Standard
OK'd Electronic Proof/Furnished electronic file
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 preaward 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
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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: 413052
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 0-66941 BAC: 6325 36
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: mwheeler Reviewed 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: 413052
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 0-66941 BAC: 6325 36
Your Contract Administrator is: APS DC Call: (202) 512-0307 Written By: mwheeler Reviewed By:
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