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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF FEBRUARY 29, 2012 FBO #3749
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89 -- Various Subsistence Items for use in U.S. Food Aid Programs - KCCO's Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements - KCCO Vendor Qualification Requirements - Commodity Requirements Documents

Notice Date
2/27/2012
 
Notice Type
Commodity Requirements Documents
 
NAICS
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
64141-6205
 
Solicitation Number
AG-INAP-S-12-0017
 
Archive Date
3/21/2012
 
Point of Contact
Melvin Smith, Phone: 816-926-6212, Dan Webber, Phone: 816-926-2847
 
E-Mail Address
melvin.smith@kcc.usda.gov, dan.webber@kcc.usda.gov
(melvin.smith@kcc.usda.gov, dan.webber@kcc.usda.gov)
 
Small Business Set-Aside
N/A
 
Description
USDA's Farm Service Agency, Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) intends to issue [the July solicitation for Foreign Agricultural Service programs] solicitation AG-INAP-S-12-0017 (2000000874) 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 qualified HUBZone small businesses. Deliveries are to various locations in the United States. The solicitation is expected to be available on or after February 23, 2012 and will be available electronically through USDA's Web Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) system located at https://portal.wbscm.usda.gov/publicprocurement and also through a link to the aforementioned website in the document package attached to the solicitation notice on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website (http://www.fbo.gov). 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 through WBSCM and FBO. 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 March 6, 2012. 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 WBSCM will be provided. Bids, modifications, withdrawals of bids, and price adjustments shall be submitted using this system. Submission of the above by any means other than WBSCM will be determined nonresponsive. Complete details of the contract requirements and terms are available in KCCO's master solicitation for commodity procurements available through the attached document package. Commodity specifications can be accessed on the invitation and through the applicable commodity requirements document available at: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-ex-cr Pursuant to Agricultural Acquisition Regulation 470.103(b), commodities and the products of agricultural commodities acquired under this contract must be a product of the United States, and shall be considered to be such a product if it is grown, processed, and otherwise prepared for sale or distribution exclusively in the United States. Packaging and container components under this acquisition will be the only portion subject to the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and Free Trade Agreements, as addressed by FAR clause 52.225-5. Complete details of the commodity and packaging requirements are available in USDA's commodity requirements document available through the attached document package. KCCO's solicitation (when published) will specify the pack sizes, quantities, and required delivery schedules. KCCO's solicitation (when published) will specify the commodities, tonnage, and required shipping schedules.
 
Web Link
FBO.gov Permalink
(https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USDA/FSA/KCCO/AG-INAP-S-12-0017/listing.html)
 
Document(s)
Commodity Requirements Documents
 
File Name: KCCO's Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements contains applicable FAR (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: 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

 
File Name: Specifications and marking requirements for bags and twine for use in U.S. international food aid programs are published in KC-P-Bags 311 (http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/kcpbags311.pdf)
Link: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/kcpbags311.pdf

 
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Record
SN02683441-W 20120229/120227234409-0975f075bdedfe91314db611a363c04e (fbodaily.com)
 
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