ACADIA NATURE JOURNAL

Agency: U.S. Government Publishing Office
State: Ohio
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 76 - Books, Maps, and Other Publications
Opps ID: NBD14567667223291496
Posted Date: Jul 31, 2020
Due Date: Aug 3, 2020
Solicitation No: 740717
Source: Members Only
Jacket Number Rev. Office Name Quote Due Date (ET) Date Posted Product Type Title Total Quantity Ship Delivery Date Enter Quote
740717 Columbus Regional Office 8/3/2020 11:00 AM 07/31/2020 Pamphlets ACADIA NATURE JOURNAL 1 08/12/2020 Enter Quote

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Quotation Request //
US Government Publishing Office
JACKET:740-717
Columbus Regional Office
Quotations are Due By:
1335 Dublin Rd., Suite 112-B
(Eastern Time)11:00 AM on 08/03/2020
Columbus OH 43215-7034
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: ACADIA NATURE JOURNAL
QUANTITY: 1 pamphlets
***AWARD WILL BE BASED ON THE LARGEST QUANTITY FOR $2,300.00. POTENTIAL
VENDORS MUST SUBMIT A QUANTITY, NOT A PRICE. IN THE EVENT OF A TIE QUANTITY,
AWARD WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE OVERALL LOWEST DISCOUNTED COST.
ADDITIONALLY, A COST MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH ADDITIONAL 1,000 COPIES.***
***This is a fixed cost contract. If author's alterations are made during the proofing stage, the total quantity
may be reduced in accordance with the contractor's quoted additional rate to offset the cost of the author's
alterations. ***
Doing Business with GPO Customer Services During Coronavirus Pandemic:
Contractors should continue performance on contracts. Contractors must continue to fully comply with the
terms and conditions of these contracts. Deliveries, proof approvals, and press sheet inspections for
agencies may be impacted. It is requested that contractors contact a Government employee at the delivery
location to confirm their availability to receive prior to shipping.
Schedules and other adjustments will be made in accordance with GPO Contract Terms. Caution should be
used to safeguard all products should any delivery delays be imposed by the Government.
As a reminder, contractors must furnish contract compliance information required in accordance with GPO
Contract Terms, Contract Clause 12: Notice of Compliance With Schedules.
Contractors should immediately contact your GPO contract administrator(s) and/or contracting officer(s) to
identify impacted orders if any delay is anticipated, including temporarily closure of a production facility or
the planned suspension of any services.
If you have any questions on a particular contract, please contact the Customer Services contract
administrator and/or contracting officer for your contract (best method of communicating with them is via
email). Office team e-mail addresses can be found at
https://www.gpo.gov/how-to-work-with-us/agency/services-for-agencies/procurement-services-team.
SUBMISSION OF QUOTES: Submit quotes via Quick Quote:
https://contractorconnection.gpo.gov. Fax, email, and phone quotes are not acceptable. Late quotes will not
be accepted. All problems submitting quotes via Quick Quote must be reported prior to bid opening time to
614-488-4616, extension 0.
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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: 740717
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 0-00006-GP2700-INT BAC: 4310 2N
Your Contract Administrator is: Rebecca Rottier Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: rrottier Reviewed By:
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: 5.5 x 8.5"
PAGES: 24 plus Covers
SCHEDULE:
Furnished Material will be available for pickup by 08/04/2020
Deliver complete (to arrive at destination) by 08/12/2020
F.O.B. destination
QUALITY LEVEL: 3 Quality Assurance Through Attributes (GPO PUB 310.1, effective May 1979 (Rev.
9-19)) applies.
DESCRIPTION:
Covers 1-4 print in CMYK with color illustrations, no bleeds.
Text prints in black only type and rule matter, 24 pages, head to head. No bleeds. Center fold has a fine
detailed map. NOTE: Contractor to make sure map is printed at the center fold.
Saddle stitch.
At contractor's option, the product may be produced via conventional offset or digital printing provided that
Quality Level III standards are maintained. Final output must be a minimum of 150-line screen and at a
minimum resolution of 2400 x 2400 x 1 dpi or 600 x 600 x 8 bit depth technology. Digital device must
have a RIP that provides an option for high quality color matching such as Device Links Technology and/or
ICC Profiles.
MATERIAL FURNISHED: Contractor to receive. A pdf file for cover and text will be e-mailed at award
with PO.
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 the assigned quality level.
PREFLIGHT: The contractor shall preflight the furnished disk prior to image processing (i.e. verify
completeness and presence of all components required to process image in accordance with the visuals
provided such as fonts, graphic files, trim size, etc.). It is further recommended that the contractor produce
laser output or other acceptable digital proofing of files prior to imaging films/plates. Any discrepancies of
the Government Furnished Materials (GFM) and these specifications, or instances of missing files, fonts,
instructions, etc. are to immediately be brought to the attention of the GPO Contracting Officer prior to
further performance.
Upon completion of the order, the contractor must return the final production native application files (digital
deliverables) with the furnished material. The digital deliverables must be an exact representation of the
final printed product and shall be returned on the same type of storage media as was originally furnished.
PAPER: * Must be in accordance with JCP Paper Specification Standards in effect on date of this order
JCP Code* L23, Offset Cover, Basis Size 20 X 26" Basis Weight 80
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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: 740717
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 0-00006-GP2700-INT BAC: 4310 2N
Your Contract Administrator is: Rebecca Rottier Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: rrottier Reviewed By:
JCP Code* A60, Offset Book, Basis Size 25 X 38" Basis Weight 70
No coatings.
COLOR OF INK:
Covers 1-4: CMYK
Text: Black
PRINT PAGE: Head to Head
MARGINS: Follow Copy Sample. Adequate Gripper.
No bleeds.
PROOFS:
PDF PROOFS:
Contractor to submit one Press Quality PDF soft proof of cover and text(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.
Contractor to e-mail a suitable page proof to jay_elhard@nps.gov and rrottier@gpo.gov by August 5, 2020.
Proofs will be OK'd within 1 workday from date of receipt to date proof status is made available to the
contractor by e-mail, contractor must give contact and # information. Do not print prior to receipt of proof
approval. The date of receipt is not the first workday.
Proofs must have all elements in proper position, trimmed, and constructed to the finished size specified.
BINDING:
Saddle stitch in 2 places on 8.5 inch side.
Trim 3 sides.
Paper Covers: Wrap around. Trim flush, Stitched on, Grain must run parallel to spine.
PACKING:
Pack Suitable per shipping container.
DISTRIBUTION:
Deliver highest qty of copies to: Acadia National Park; Attn: Jay Elhard, 20 McFarland Hill Drive, Bar
Harbor, ME 04609 207-664-8512
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
P-7. Type Quality and Uniformity
P-10. Process Color Match
SPECIFIED STANDARD
Approved Proofs
Furnished 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
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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: 740717
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 0-00006-GP2700-INT BAC: 4310 2N
Your Contract Administrator is: Rebecca Rottier Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: rrottier Reviewed By:
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.
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: 740717
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 0-00006-GP2700-INT BAC: 4310 2N
Your Contract Administrator is: Rebecca Rottier Call: (614) 488-4616 Written By: rrottier Reviewed By:
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