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R -- Messenger and Courier Services

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Contracting Office
Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Procurement Directorate - DC, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20229
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Response Due
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Point of Contact
Name: Sharron White, Title: Contracts Specialist, Phone: 202-344-3889, Fax:
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Small Business Set-Aside
Total Small Business
CANCELLATION NOTICE: Bids are being solicited under solicitation number 0020047553. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. If your company can provide the product/services listed on the solicitation and comply with all of the solicitation instructions, please respond to this notice. To view the specifications, please go to www.FedBid.com and reference Buy No. 134425_01. GSA Schedule Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing GSA Schedule. The Schedule must either be in the Seller's name or the Seller must be able to document its ability to act as an agent of a partner's Schedule. Sellers must not bid more than their applicable contract ceiling price, excluding the FedBid Fee, for contract-specific items. If FedBid receives notice that, due to inclusion of the FedBid Fee, the Selected Bid's line item pricing is higher than the Selected Seller's applicable published government contract pricing, the FedBid Fee will be reduced to ensure the Selected Bid's line item pricing does not exceed the Selected Seller's applicable contract pricing. Sellers may offer Open Market items only in accordance with the approved Terms and Conditions of their respective GSA Schedule AND upon approval from the soliciting Contracting Officer. Information regarding GSA Schedules can be found at www.GSA.gov. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified sellers may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2009-07-29 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Charleston, SC 29403 The DHS Customs and Border Protection requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001, Messenger and Courier services --Base Year October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010 The period of performance is from October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010 with up to four option year periods (Vendors shall provide price quotes for line items 002 through 005). **Please note quote must be valid for 90 days after close of buy** To review the attachments, please visit FedBid.com. For wage determinations, please visit the Department of Labor website at www.dol.gov., 12, MO; LI 002, Option Year One October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011, 12, MO; LI 003, Option Year Two October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012, 12, MO; LI 004, Option Year Three October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013, 12, MO; LI 005, Option Year Four October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014, 12, MO; For this solicitation, DHS Customs and Border Protection 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. A Seller may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. DHS Customs and Border Protection is taking this action in an effort to improve both seller access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, completed, real-time bids. All responsible Sellers that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Sellers that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Sellers that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Sellers may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, 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 Sellers require additional clarification, contact FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com. Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 90 calendar days after close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. Offeror must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database before an award can be made to them. If the offeror is not registered in the CCR, it may do so through the CCR website at http://www.ccr.gov. QUESTIONS DEADLINE -- All vendors must submit any questions that require clarification prior to submitting a bid by 3:00 p.m. EST on Monday, July 27, 2009. All clarification needed must be completed via a Q & A. Please submit all questions via the FedBid system or directly to clientservices@fedbid.com Award will be made to the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) offeror. Our company would like to receive past pricing history for Messenger & Courier Routes and any other pricing data you can provide that will aide us in facilitating an accurate cost worksheet for submission. Our company is interested in this solicitation and requires this information to properly and successfully submit a proposal to your office. Response: CBP is prohibited from providing this information to vendors in a competitive bidding process.
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Place of Performance
Address: Charleston, SC 29403<br />
Zip Code: 29403<br />
SN01894487-W 20090801/090731002234-a7bea7c4b20769f0029d4defa75d044f (fbodaily.com)
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