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23 -- Two Refrigerated Trailers (53ft)

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9810 Lee St, Fort Jackson, SC 29207
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Name: Client Services, Title: Sourcing Agent, Phone: 1.877.9FEDBID, Fax: 703.442.7822
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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 0010056684 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 2005-51. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 532120 with a small business size standard of $25.50M. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside 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 2011-06-27 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information. The U.S. Army ACC MICC Fort Jackson requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following: LI 001, 53ft Refrigerated Trailers available 11 July - 2 Aug 2011 at Fort Chaffee, AR in support of a training exercise. Trailer units need to be on a truck chassis and capable of sustaining temperatures below 30 degrees through the use of a self-contained unit and onboard power generation. Refrigeration unit must be on a road-worthy truck chassis and capable to highway travel to and from Fort Chaffee, AR. Lift Gate is required to assist in the loading and unloading of refrigeration units. Pick-up and drop-off location must be within 100 miles of Fort Chaffee, AR., 2, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, U.S. Army ACC MICC Fort Jackson 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. U.S. Army ACC MICC Fort Jackson 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. 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. The following DFARS clauses are applicable under DFAS 252.212-7001: 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program; 252.211-7003 ITEM IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (JUN 2005); 252.246-70000 Material Inspection and receiving Report and Army Electronic Invoicing Instructions 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. Sellers must present their representations and certifications, upon request, through the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http:orca.bpn.gov. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after submission FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.) No partial shipments unless otherwise specified at time of order In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports, the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website Home Page, under about WAWF. Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD.DISA.MIL A protest to a U.S. Army Materiel Command forum is a protest to the agency, within the meaning of FAR 33.103. The HQAMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an alternative dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office or other external forum.These procedures apply to the HQAMC-Level Protest Program only. Interested Parties: An interested party is an actual or prospective bidder or offeror whose direct economic interest would be affected by the award of a contract or by the failure to award a contract. Federal Government employees, unions or installations are not considered interested parties for the purposes of filing a HQAMC-level protest. Private-sector offerors on acquisitions subject to OMB Circular No. A-76 are also not considered interested parties for purposes of filing a HQAMC-level protest. Protest decision authority: The AMC command counsel is designated as the HQAMC protest decision authority. In the absence of command counsel the deputy command counsel is designated.Time for filing a protest: A HQAMC protest shall be filed in accordance with the timeframes set out in FAR 33.103(e). HQAMC office hours are 8 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time. Time for filing any document expires at 4:30 PM (EST) on the given day.Election of forum: After an interested party protests an AMC procurement to HQAMC and while that protest is pending, the protester agrees not to file a protest with the GAO or other external forum. If a protest is filed with an external forum on the same solicitation as the HQAMC-level protest, the HQAMC-level protest will be dismissed. Required information: Protests must be signed by an authorized representative of the protester. oProtesters name oAddress oTelephone number oFax number oSolicitation or contract number oIdentity of the contracting activity and the contracting officers name oDetailed statement of all legal and factual grounds for protest (mere disagreement with the decisions of contracting officers does not constitute grounds for protest) oCopies of all relevant documents oRequest for a ruling oRequest for relief Where to file: An agency protest may be filed with either the contracting officer or to HQAMC. oProtest to HQAMC shall be filed at:Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel CommandOffice of Command Counsel9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527Fax: (703) 806-8866 or 8875 oPackages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to:Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel CommandOffice of Command CounselRoom 2-1SE34011412 Jackson LoopFort Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 oProtest to Contracting Officer shall be filed at:Appropriate installation address or see FAR Clause 52.233-2 in section L for address.Processing of HQAMC-level protests: Within 10 working days after the protest is filed, the contracting officer, with the assistance of legal counsel, shall file with the HQAMC Office of Command Counsel (ATTN: AMCCC-PL) one copy of an administrative report in response to the protest. Reports shall be sent by fax, over-night mail or hand-delivered to ensure timely receipt. The HQAMC protest decision authority will issue a written decision within 20 working days of the protest filing. The written decision will be binding on AMC and its contracting activities. For good cause shown, the HQAMC protest decision authority may grant extensions of time for filing the administrative report and for the issuance of the written decision. When such an extension is granted, the protester and all interested parties shall be notified within one working day of the decision to grant the extension.Remedies: The HQAMC protest decision authority may grant any one or combination of the following remedies: oTerminate the contract oRecompete the requirement oIssue a new solicitation oRefrain from exercising options under the contract oAward a contract consistent with statute and regulation oPay appropriate costs as stated in FAR 33.102(b)(2) oOther remedies as the HQAMC protest decision authority determines necessary to correct a defect. Protests before award: When a protest is filed with HQAMC prior to award, a contract may not be awarded unless authorized by the HQAMC director of contracting, in accordance with FAR 33.103(f). Protests after award: When a protest is filed with HQ AMC within 10 calendar days after award, or within five calendar days of debriefing for any debriefing that was requested as required by FAR 15.506, the contracting officer shall suspend performance. The HQAMC director of contracting may authorize contract performance, notwithstanding the protest, upon a written finding that contract performance will be in the best interests of the United States; or urgent and compelling circumstances that significantly affect the interests of the United States will not permit waiting for a decision from the HQAMC protest decision authority. 52.233-4703 AMC-LEVEL PROTEST PROGRAM05/01/2004 If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the General Accounting Office or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Materiel CommandOffice of Command Counsel9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527Facsimile Number: (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be addressed to: HQ Army Materiel CommandOffice of Command CounselRoom 2-1SEC34011412 Jackson LoopFt. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC level protest procedures are found at:http://www.amc.army/mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp If internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures.
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