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62 -- Heavy Duty Light Towers

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1701 N. Fort Meyer Dr., Arlington, VA 22209
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Name: Michael Rich, Title: Contract Specialist, Phone: 703.875.6106, Fax:
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Small Business Set-Aside
AMENDMENT NOTICE: 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, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is 1432-999020_02 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-34. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 335121 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees. This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2009-09-14 16:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be LINDEN, NJ 07036 The Department of State requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001, TEREX AL4000 HEAVY DUTY LIGHT TOWER. Including these features: 60Hz, 6kW generator 13.6 Hp Kubota diesel Engine, D1105. water-cooled, Hand winch operated 30ft. telescoping. Galvanized Tower, 6Kw Marathon generator set, Low oil pressure and high temperature engine safety shut down. One 30A/240V T/L receptacle, One GFI protected 20A/120V duplex receptacle, 30 gallon fuel capacity, Pneumatic gas lift springs on doors, P205/75B 15 tires, Three 3,000lbs plated screw jacks, 3500lbs heavy duty axle, Plug-in ballasts, 2in. ball hitch. Four 1000W metal halide lights round, spun steel axial mounted, retractable coiled power cord, Quick Disconnect Fixtures., 20, EA; LI 002, EXPORT RACKING / PREPARATION, 20, EA; LI 003, PERKINS / CAT DIESEL WATER COOLED, 14.3HP / 6.0KW LS GEN-SET, 20, EA; LI 004, COMBINATION RING AND BALL HITCH, 20, EA; LI 005, DoT APPROVED RUN, STOP TURN LIGHTS, 4-POLE PLUG, 20, EA; LI 006, 12V DOME LIGHT WITH SWITCH, 20, EA; LI 007, 7-POLE CONNECTOR FOR LIGHT PACKAGE, 20, EA; LI 008, 50 GALLON FUEL CAPACITY, 20, EA; LI 009, EXTRA GFI DUPLEX RECEPTACLE WITH BREAKER, 20, EA; LI 010, ELECTRIC TRAILER BRAKES, 20, EA; LI 011, 700 CCA BATTERY, 20, EA; LI 012, FUEL / WATER SEPARATOR-FILTER, 20, EA; LI 013, AUTOMATIC START / STOP - PHOTO CELL OR TIMER, 20, EA; 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 bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Department of State is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors 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. 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 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 offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or 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 30 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. Delivery must be made within 30 days or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days - not to exceed 30 - required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 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 the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. (a) The provider of information technology shall certify applications are fully functional and operate correctly as intended on systems using the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC). This includes Internet Explorer 7 configured to operate on Windows XP and Vista (in Protected Mode on Vista). For the Windows XP settings, see http://csrc.nist.gov/itsec/guidance_WinXP.html and for the Windows Vista settings, see: http://csrc.nist.gov/itsec/guidance_vista.html.(b) The standard installation, operation, maintenance, update, and/or patching of software shall not alter the configuration settings from the approved FDCC configuration. The information technology should also use the Windows Installer Service for installation to the default program files directory and should be able to silently install and uninstall.(c) Applications designed for normal end users shall run in the standard user context without elevated system administration privileges.(d) The Department of State currently intends to use Vista in Protected Mode in the future when all devices at all worldwide locations have sufficient capacity to permit an upgrade from the XP operating system. Pursuant to the Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 2512(a)) (TAA), Federal acquisitions of supplies may be made only from offerors that will supply products of an eligible country under any of the free trade agreements entered into pursuant to the TAA. An article is considered a product of a country only if it is wholly a product of that country or if it has been substantially transformed in that country into a new and different article of commerce with a name, character, or use distinct from that of the original article(s). Note that any item that is a discreet article as it is sold in commerce, regardless of its ultimate function or use, cannot be considered substantially transformed based solely on its integration into IT or other systems. The Contractor and its employees shall exercise the utmost discretion in regard to all matters relating to their duties and functions. They shall not communicate to any person any information known to them by reason of their performance of services under this contract which has not been made public, except in the necessary performance of their duties or upon written authorization of the Contracting Officer. All documents and records (including photographs) generated during the performance of work under this contract shall be for the sole use and become the exclusive property of the U.S Government. Furthermore, no article, book, pamphlet, email, recording, broadcast, speech television appearance, film or photograph concerning any aspect of work performed under this contract shall be published or disseminated through any media without the prior written authorization of the Contracting Officer. These obligations do no cease upon the expiration or termination of this contract. The Contractor shall include the substance of this provision in all contracts of employment and in all subcontracts hereunder. 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. QUESTION 1: Are you looking for items 2-13 as items in addition to the completed light tower in item #1 or are you looking to upgrade the tower to include these options? ANSWER 1: The customer would like to upgrade Line Item #1 to include Line Items #3 through 13. Meaning line items 3 through 13 MUST be integrated into Line Item 1 prior to shipping. Line Item 2 is for Export Racking and Preparation charges and does not require integration with Line Item 1. QUESTION 2: Why if the item has a Kubota engine are you requesting in item #3, 20 Perkins/CAT Diesel water cooled 14.3/6KW LS Generator set? ANSWER 2: The Generator that you are actually going to bid on is the Perkins/CAT Diesel water cooled 14.3/6KW, which is the option requested in item 3. QUESTION 3: I'd like to request a 2 hour extension on the time.ANSWER: Receipt of bids will be extended to: 9/14/2009, 11:00 am EST.
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Address: LINDEN, NJ 07036
Zip Code: 07036
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