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Notice Date
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
Contracting Office
Sa-6 Room 200, Washington, DC 20522
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Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Small Business Set-Aside
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is 1044-699541 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 05-08. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 561790 with a small business size standard of $5.0M. This requirement is unrestricted and only interested offerors may submit a quote. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on Friday, February 24, 2006 at 16:30:00 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Seattle, WA 98174 The Department of State requires the following items, EXACT MATCH ONLY, to the following: LI 001, The contractor will provide the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs with armored car transport services for the period of March 1, 2006 - December 31, 2006 as follows: armored car transport of currency. Funds Pick-up between 9-10am; Deposit of Funds same day by noon to obtain same day credit for the passport agency. Pick-up from Seattle Passport Agency, Jackson Federal Building 915 2nd Avenue, Room 992 Seattle, Washington 98174-1091 Deliver to: Bank of America Central Vault #37170 1001 4th Avenue Seattle, Washington; *INCLUDE pickup and deposit in cost., 10, MONTHS; For this solicitation, Department of State intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing quotes, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Department of State is taking this action in a an effort to improve vendor access and awareness of requests while expediting its ability to gather multiple, completed, real-time offers. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their offer using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make an offer on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith offers, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, contact Laberta Smallwood at smallwoodl@state.gov or FedBid.com at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. Delivery shall be made within 30 days or less after receipt of order (ARO). CCR Requirement - Company must be registered on Central Contractor Registration (CCR) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered in CCR, they may do so by going to CCR web site at http://www.ccr.gov. Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Buyers and Sellers understand that FedBid ranks all bids by price, regardless of the evaluation criteria used by the Buyer; however, pursuant to applicable acquisition regulations and/or departmental guidelines, Buyers may use criteria other than price to evaluate the offer. Please note that any such evaluation criteria must be articulated in the solicitation to the extent required by such regulations and/or guidelines. Offeror must provide proof of being Bonded with $50,000 liability. Award is contingent upon a satisfactory past performance reference check and determination of responsibility. Contractor is required to submit three (3) references who receive similar services from contractor. Information required includes Business or agency name and address, two points of contact for reference checks with current telephone numbers (both voice and fax), and brief description of service provided. Fax No: 703-875-6085 Attn: Janet Rosenberger; e-mail RosenbergerJLM@state.gov Government reserves the right to contact additional references not provided by the Offeror. Purchase Order: Buyer intends to use a government issued purchase order for payment. Bids from Sellers unable to accept purchase orders will not be considered for award.
Web Link
www.fedbid.com (a-25048, n-1995)
Place of Performance
Address: Seattle, WA 98174
Zip Code: 98174
Country: US
SN00989574-W 20060218/060216211947 (fbodaily.com)
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