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Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
519130 — Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals
Contracting Office
Other Defense Agencies, Virginia Contracting Activity, DIA Bolling AFB, Bolling AFB, Bldg. 6000, AE-2, Washington, District of Columbia, 20340-5100
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Nathaniel R. Johnson, Phone: 2022312989, Monica Lockett,
E-Mail Address
Nathaniel.Johnson3@dodiis.mil, monica.lockett@dodiis.mil
(Nathaniel.Johnson3@dodiis.mil, monica.lockett@dodiis.mil)
Small Business Set-Aside
Draft SOW THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. This request is for planning purposes only, it is not a request for offers, quotes, or proposals. This notice does not represent a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or award a contract. The Government will not be responsible for any cost incurred by interested parties responding to this notice. This notice is for market research only in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 10 to determine the capability of potential sources Virginia Contracting Activity (VACA) anticipates establishing a contract under North American Industrial Classification System 519130, Internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals, with a Small Business Standard of 1000 employees VACA is issuing this notice in order to solicit capability statements from qualified sources to ensure sufficient competition exists to meet the government's requirements. It is Government's intent to use information gathered in response to this notice to assist in market research to determine whether to, in accordance with applicable laws, set-aside, solicit offers from all responsible sources or use the GSA Federal Supply Schedule (FSS}. GSA FSS holders are encouraged to submit their current GSA FSS number(s) and appropriate SIN(s). The anticipated length of performance is a base period and four one-year options. Background: VACA requires a wide range of e subscription services for their educational programs and libraries. Interested parties shall review the attached DRAFT Statement of work and provide their capability to perform the requirements. Small businesses are encouraged to respond. RESPONSE REQUESTED This notice is a market research tool being used to determine the availability and capability of potential sources prior to determining a procurement strategy. No basis for a claim against the Government shall result from a response to this notice. If a solicitation is issued as a result of this Sources Sought, information submitted in response to this notice may be used determine the appropriate procurement strategy. All qualified firms are encouraged to respond. Interested firms shall submit the following: 1. Name and address of company and or companies (if there is a teaming arrangement). Include; mailing address, telephone, fax number, website address (if available), Point of Contact name, telephone and e-mail address of the individual(s) authority and knowledge to clarify responses with Government representatives. a). Potential teaming arrangements - Describe whether the company intends to fulfill the subject requirement alone, or whether a teaming arrangement is anticipated (the Government recognizes that one company may not possess all of the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience needed to meet the requirements specified in the SOW.. If knowledge, skills or other expertise is obtained from this type of arrangement, vendors shall describe the efficiencies gained through teaming, but members need not be identified. b). Explain how expertise and experience gained through teaming will benefit the Government 2. Technical capability relevant to the requirement; 3. Technical approach relevant of the requirement (no more than 2-3 paragraphs); 4. Management approach relevant to the requirement (no more than 2-3 paragraphs); 5. Any Corporate experience relevant to the requirement; 6. Relevant past performance. Your capability statement needs to include a list of three customers (Government) within the past three (3) years highlighting similar work in nature, scope, complexity and a brief description of the scope of work. Your submission for relevant past performance must include for each customer: Contract name/Contract Number; Contracting Agency or Department, POC and contact information; Yearly contract value (in$); state whether your firm was the prime or a subcontractor; Period of performance; Description of work and how it relates to the requirements. 7. Representative sample of labor categories and rates for providing support services using GSA Schedule and SIN number(s), current unit rates (shown current year rate) 8. Indicate business size, size standard and status, if qualified as an 8(a) firm (must be certified by SBA), Small Disadvantaged Business (must be certified by SBA), Woman-Owned Small Business, HUBZone firm (must be certified by SBA), and/or Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. 9. DUNS Number, CAGE Code, Tax Identification Number, and company structure (Corporation, LLC, Partnership, Joint Venture, etc.). Companies also must be registered in the System for Award Management at https://www.sam.gov/portal/SAM/#1 to be considered as a potential source. Please note: VACA will make only one award from any solicitation resulting from this Sources Sought. Submission Instructions: Interested firms responding to this sources sought must provide a capability statement demonstrating their experience, skills and capability to fulfill the Governments requirements for the above. The capability statement shall be in sufficient enough detail, but not exceed 5 pages, so that the Government can determine the experience and capability of your firm to perform the requirements specified in the DRAFT SOW. Please specify one primary and one alternate Point of Contact (POC) within your firm, including telephone numbers and email addresses in case clarifications of your submission are needed. DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES. Respondents shall submit their response via email to the Point of Contacts provided below. *The page size is to print to a Standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper using Times New Roman, 11 point font, with one inch margins using Microsoft Word. *The file shall be only one, in PDF or Word, and shall be no more than five pages in its entirety. Do not send a separate cover letter or any other document, submit only one file. The response must be received no later than 14 Mar 2018 12:00 p.m. EST. Only electronic copies of capability statements will be accepted and should be emailed to: (Contract Specialist email goes here). The e-mail shall contain the following subject line: Response to Sources Sought Notice - OHR OPERATIONS AND SERVICES. Questions or answers will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED or RETURNED. The decision to proceed with the acquisition is at the sole discretion of the Government.
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