DESKTOP CALENDARS AUGUST 2020 THROUGH JULY 2021

Agency: U.S. Government Publishing Office
State: California
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 75 - Office Supplies and Devices
Opps ID: NBD14567667266224366
Posted Date: Jul 31, 2020
Due Date: Aug 4, 2020
Solicitation No: 771386
Source: Members Only
Jacket Number Rev. Office Name Quote Due Date (ET) Date Posted Product Type Title Total Quantity Ship Delivery Date Enter Quote
771386 San Francisco Regional Office 8/4/2020 12:00 PM 07/31/2020 Pamphlets DESKTOP CALENDARS AUGUST 2020 THROUGH JULY 2021 1 09/01/2020 Enter Quote

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Quotation Request //
US Government Publishing Office
JACKET:771-386
San Francisco Regional Office
Quotations are Due By:
536 Stone Rd., Suite I
(Eastern Time)12:00 PM on 08/04/2020
Benicia CA 94510-1170
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: DESKTOP CALENDARS AUGUST 2020 THROUGH JULY 2021
QUANTITY: 1 desktop calendars.
**FIXED PRICE-INDEFINITE QUANTITY CONTRACT: Award will be based on the largest quantity of
DESKTOP CALENDARS for $12,025.00. Potential vendors must submit the fixed price of $12,025.00 plus
the quantity they will produce for the fixed price. In the event of a tie quantity, the award will be determined
by the overall lowest discounted cost. Additionally, a cost must be submitted for additional copies (per unit,
per 100 or per 1,000).
SUBMISSION OF QUOTES: Vendor to submit quotes via Quick Quote
(https://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/OpenJobs.aspx). 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 the San Francisco Office at 707-748-1970, ext. 7.
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: 22 x 17"
PAGES: 12 sheets plus chipboard backer.
SCHEDULE:
Furnished Material will be available for pickup by 08/04/2020
Deliver complete (to arrive at destination) by 09/01/2020
F.O.B. destination
QUALITY LEVEL: 3 Quality Assurance Through Attributes (GPO PUB 310.1, effective May 1979 (Rev.
9-19)) applies.
DESCRIPTION:
OFFSET PRESS OR DIGITAL PRINTING AT CONTRACTORS OPTION.
At contractor's option, the product may be produced via conventional offset or digital printing provided that
Quality Level 3 standards are maintained. Final output must be wet ink, pigment-based with a minimum of
175 line screen. Dry ink/toner and inkjet printing are not acceptable. Output must be at a minimum
resolution of 2400 x 2400 dpi plus a RIP that provides an option for high quality color matching such as
Device Links Technology and/or ICC Profiles. Resolution that is enhanced or simulated by software will
not be acceptable.
DESK CALENDAR prints 12 months face only in full color/4-color process. Copy is type, rules, solids,
reverses, screens, color halftones and line art illustrations with heavy ink coverage. Bleeds on all edges. Die
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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: 771386
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 0-00010 BAC: 3711 63
Your Contract Administrator is: Jennifer Yarbrough Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: jyarbrough Reviewed By:
cut an approx. 3-5/8 x 2-1/8" area through each leaf for placement of a business card - do not die cut
through chipboard backer. Leaf to leaf registration is required. Affix a 2 x 1/2" piece of double-sided tape
with removable backer to chipboard in die cut area. End user will remove backer and apply a business card
that will be visible for all twelve months. Collate into 12 month sets, and pad at top edge with chipboard
backer using clear padding compound.
MATERIAL FURNISHED: Contractor to receive. A Zip file and the purchase order will be emailed to
contractor upon award.
Zip file contains INDD, INDL, PDF, links and fonts.
Prior to image processing, the contractor shall perform a basic check (preflight) of the furnished media and
publishing files to assure correct output of the required reproduction image. Any errors, media damage, or
data corruption that might interfere with proper file image processing must be reported to the contract
administrator within 24 hours of receipt of the Government furnished material.
The contractor will be creating or altering any necessary trapping, set proper screen angles and screen
frequency, and define file output selection for the imaging device being utilized. Furnished files must be
imaged as necessary to meet the assigned quality level.
When required by the Government, the contractor shall make minor revisions to the electronic files. Prior
to making any revisions, the contractor shall copy the furnished files and make all changes from the copy
unless otherwise indicated.
PAPER: * Must be in accordance with JCP Paper Specification Standards in effect on date of this order
JCP Code* A61, No. 1 Smooth-Finish Text, Basis Size 25 X 38" Basis Weight 80
BACKER: Chipboard, .035" to .042" thick.
COLOR OF INK:
Full color/4-color process.
PRINT PAGE: One Side Only
MARGINS:
Bleeds on all edges.
PROOFS:
Prior to printing, the contractor must submit for approval ONE (1) complete set of inkjet proofs that are G7
profiled and use pigment-based inks. A proofing RIP that provides an option for high quality color
matching (such as Device Links Technology and/or ICC Profiles Technology), and meets or exceeds
industry tolerance to ISO 12647-7 Standard for Graphic Technology (as of 3/19/09, and future
amendments) must be utilized plus GRACoL 2006 Coated #1 specifications (CGATS TR006) must be
achieved. Output must be a minimum of 720 x 720 dpi on a GRACoL or SWOP certified proofing media.
Proofs must contain the following color control strip to be evaluated for accuracy: IDEAlliance ISO
12647-7 Control Strip 2009 or 2013(i1).
Proofs must contain color control bars (such as Brunner, GATF, GRETAG, or RIT) for each color of ink on
the sheet. Control bars must be placed parallel to the press?s ink rollers and must show areas consisting of
minimum 1/8 x 1/8 solid color patches; tint patches of 25, 50 and 75%; dot gain scale; and gray balance
patches for process color (if applicable). These areas must be repeated consecutively across the sheet.
The make and model number of the proofing system utilized shall be furnished with the proofs. These
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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: 771386
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 0-00010 BAC: 3711 63
Your Contract Administrator is: Jennifer Yarbrough Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: jyarbrough Reviewed By:
proofs must contain all elements, be in press configuration, and indicate margins. Proofs will be used for
color match on press. Direct to plate must be used to produce the final product with a minimum of 2400 x
2400 dpi.
IN ADDITION TO the proof identified above:
The contractor must provide ONE (1) complete set of digital color content proofs. At contractor's option, a
film based composite blueline may be submitted. Proofs must be created using the same Raster Image
Processor (RIP) that will be used to produce the product. Proofs shall be collated in page sequence with all
elements in proper position (not pasted up), imaged face and back, folded, and trimmed to the finished size
of the product.
***NOTE IF PRINTED DIGITALLY:
The sample requirement for this contract is not less than 1 printed prior to production (one off) sample.
Each sample must be constructed as specified using the form, materials, equipment, and methods of
production, which will be used in producing the final product. All samples shall be manufactured at the
facilities in which the contract production quantities are to be manufactured. Samples will be inspected and
tested and must comply with the specifications in all respects. If machine processing of the final product is
indicated in the specification, the samples will be tested and must function satisfactorily on the equipment
indicated. Samples must be submitted prior to commencement of production of the contract quantity.
The proofs or prior to production sample will be checked for quality and compliance with these
specifications, approved or approved with comments and will be available for pickup by the contractor
within THREE (3) working day after receipt in the Department. If, in the opinion of the GPO and/or
Department, the proofs are not a true representation of the furnished copy, or contain noticeable defects
(misregistration, voids, hickies, etc.) they will be rejected and picked up by the contractor for correction and
reproofing at no additional expense to the Government. The schedule stated elsewhere in these
specifications CANNOT be extended to allow for such reproofing.
To maintain the delivery schedule stated elsewhere in these specifications, the proofs or prior to production
sample must be DELIVERED to the department not later than August 10, 2020. If the contractor cannot
provide an acceptable set of proofs by the date specified or within reasonably sufficient time to allow for
proof review and printing, BEFORE THE ESTABLISHED DELIVERY DATE, he/she may be required to
show cause as to why the contract should not be terminated for default.
***NOTE: Contractor must notify geoffrey.d.allen.mil@mail.mil and kenneth.e.dowd.mil@mail.mil when
the proofs are sent, include all applicable tracking numbers and shipping method.
Proofs or prior to production sample must be packaged and DELIVERED to:
Massachusetts Army National Guard
Attn: SFC Kenneth Dowd MNCO, 339-202-9007
Recruiting & Retention BN
2 Randolph Rd.
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731
-----1 Ink Jet color proof and color content proof, or a prior to production sample plus a pre-paid airbill for
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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: 771386
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 0-00010 BAC: 3711 63
Your Contract Administrator is: Jennifer Yarbrough Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: jyarbrough Reviewed By:
the return of proof/prior to production sample.
Contractor is responsible for all costs incurred in the delivery of the prior to production sample.
The contractor must not print prior to receipt of "OK to Print or Produce".
Any terms and conditions on the contractor's proof documents are subordinate to GPO Contract Terms.
All proofs will be withheld not longer than THREE (3) workdays from date of receipt by the Government**
to date proofs are approved.
**NOTE: The date of receipt by the Government is NOT considered the first workday.
BINDING:
Trim 4 sides.
Die cut an approx. 3-5/8 x 2-1/8" area through each leaf for placement of a business card - do not die cut
through chipboard backer. Leaf to leaf registration is required. Affix a 2 x 1/2" piece of double-sided tape
with removable backer to chipboard in die cut area. End user will remove backer and apply a business card
that will be visible for all twelve months. Collate into 12 month sets, and pad at top edge with chipboard
backer using clear padding compound.
PACKING:
Pack to ensure no damage occurs to product during transit.
Box in units of 50. Pack NTE 40 lbs. per shipping container.
DISTRIBUTION:
TRACKING SHIPMENT/DELIVERY:
Contractor must notify the ordering agency on the same day that the product ships/delivers via e-mail sent
to geoffrey.d.allen.mil@mail.mil. The subject line of this message shall be "Distribution Notice for Jacket
771-386 and Requisition Number 0-00010". 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.
All expenses incidental to picking up and returning materials, and furnishing samples must be borne by the
contractor. Also, refer to Articles 5 and 6, Supplemental Specifications, GPO Contract Terms, Publication
310.2, revised June 2001.
All Shipments must be made via traceable means
Massachusetts Army National Guard
Attn: SFC Kenneth Dowd MNCO, 339-202-9007
Recruiting & Retention BN
2 Randolph Rd.
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731
-----ALL - Desktop Calendars ***INSIDE DELIVERY REQUIRED***
NOTE: Delivery location does not have a loading dock. If delivery requires a lift gate, contractor must
include that cost in your quote.
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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: 771386
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 0-00010 BAC: 3711 63
Your Contract Administrator is: Jennifer Yarbrough Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: jyarbrough Reviewed By:
PAYMENT: Submitting invoices for payment via the GPO fax gateway (if no samples are required)
utilizing the GPO barcode coversheet program application i 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/agency/billing-and-payment.
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 proofs/Approved Preproduction Sample
P-8. Halftone Match (Single and Double Impression) Approved proofs/Approved Preproduction Sample
P-10. Process Color Match
Approved proofs/Approved Preproduction Sample
Prior to award, contractor may be required to provide information related to specific equipment that will be
used for production.
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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
the Government may result in the Contracting Officer not having adequate information to reach an
affirmative determination of responsibility.
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Doing Business with GPO Customer Services During Coronavirus Pandemic
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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: 771386
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 0-00010 BAC: 3711 63
Your Contract Administrator is: Jennifer Yarbrough Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: jyarbrough Reviewed By:
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