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89 -- Various Subsistence Items for use in U.S. Food Aid Programs - KCCO's Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements - Commodity Requirements Documents - KCCO Vendor Qualification Requirements

Notice Date
Notice Type
KCCO Vendor Qualification Requirements
311999 — All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency, Kansas City Commodity Office, P.O. Box 419205, Mail Stop 8698, Kansas City, Missouri, 64141-6205
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Dan Webber, Phone: 816-926-2847, Robert Buxton, Phone: 816-926-6774
E-Mail Address
dan.webber@kcc.usda.gov, robert.buxton@kcc.usda.gov
(dan.webber@kcc.usda.gov, robert.buxton@kcc.usda.gov)
Small Business Set-Aside
Partial Small Business
USDA's Farm Service Agency, Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) intends to issue solicitation IPD-080B for procurement of various subsistence items for U.S. international food aid programs. The solicitation may include various small business set asides pursuant to the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631, et seq.). This may include partial small business set-asides, service-disabled veteran-owned set-asides, quantities reserved for 8(a) and AbilityOne firms, and price evaluation preferences for qualifed HUBZone small businesses. Deliveries are to various locations in the United States. The solicitation is expected to be available on or after July 30, 2010, and will be available electronically on USDA's website (http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas) and also through a link to the aforementioned USDA website in the document package attached to the solicitation notice on the Federal Business Opportunities website. A hard copy of the solicitation will not be available for the acquisition. All future information regarding this acquisition, including solicitation amendments and award notices, will be published both on USDA's website and announced (linked) through the Federal Business Opportunities website (http://www.fbo.gov). Interested parties shall be responsible for ensuring that they have the most up-to-date information about this acquisition. The anticipated date of receipt for offers will be on or near August 17, 2010. To be eligible to submit offers, potential contractors must meet KCCO's vendor qualification requirements established in accordance with FAR Subpart 9.2. KCCO's main contact for vendor qualification requirements is Betty Kunkel who can be reached by phone at 816-926-3295 or by email at Betty.Kunkel@kcc.usda.gov. Details of these requirements and contact information are available online at: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-vr Once qualification requirements have been met, access to the Electronic Bid Entry System (EBES) will be provided. Bids, modifications, withdrawals of bids, and price adjustments shall be submitted using this system located at: https://southernocean.sc.egov.usda.gov/COS/Main. Submission of the above by any means other than EBES will be determined nonresponsive. Complete details of the contract requirements and terms are available in KCCO's master solicitation for commodity procurements and USDA's commodity requirements documents available through the attached document packages. KCCO's solicitation (when published) will specify the commodities, tonnage, and required shipping schedules.
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KCCO Vendor Qualification Requirements
File Name: KCCO's Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements contains applicable FAR, AGAR and KCCO solicitation provisions and contract clauses. (http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/master_solicitation.pdf)
Link: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/master_solicitation.pdf

File Name: Commodity specifications and packaging requirements are within the commodity requirements document applicable for the commodity(ies) being procured. (http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-ex-cr)
Link: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-ex-cr

File Name: To be eligible to be considered for award, potential contractors must meet KCCO's vendor (http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-vr)
Link: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-vr

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