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Solicitation Number: 36C26319Q0247
1a. DESCRIPTION OF SOLICITATION
In accordance with FAR Part 13 this a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
This Solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for the following Commercial Items: Zeiss Model 860 Humphrey Field Analyzer HFA3 with Printer and Table, Brand Name or Equal, Quantity One (1)
NOTE: Responses shall be on an all or none basis, no partial submissions please. The Government reserves the right to make no award at all.
Respond by: Please see INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS below.
SDVOSB Set-Aside: Yes
Brand-Name or Equal solicitation:
This is a Brand-Name or Equal solicitation.
NAICS code/Size Standard/PSC or FSC:
NAICS code (North American Industrial Classification system: 339112
Size Standard for this NAICS code: 1000 employees PSC/FSC (Product Service Code/Federal Supply Code): 6540
Type of Contract/Award:
The type of contract/award the government intends to make/enter into for this solicitation is a single award, firm-fixed price purchase order.
Delivery: FOB Destination, 60 Days ARO. See Delivery below.
Contract Period: Delivery Date of 60 Days ARO.
Method of Payment:
Payment will be made electronically to:
Department of Veterans Affairs FMS-VA-2(101), Financial Services Center, PO Box 149971, Austin TX 78714-9971 through the Tungsten Network Client Services. For help call: 1-866- 340-4980, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provisions and Clauses:
All provisions and clauses applicable to this solicitation can be viewed in full text using the following web addresses: https://www.acquisition.gov/browsefar -or- https://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/
1b. DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES being solicited:
1 EA Humphrey Field Analyzer, Brand Name or Equal Zeiss HFA3/ 860
MANUALS, CARE/CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS:
Appropriate user manuals, service manuals, and instructions for cleaning.
Delivery Terms: 60 Calendar Days or Less ARO, FOB Destination.
Deliver to: Department of Veteran Affairs
VA Medical Center, Warehouse
500 N. Fifth Street
Hot Springs, SD 57747
INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS
The Provision FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Jan 2017) applies to this acquisition.
Addendum to 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items:
Offerors are to email complete offers to email@example.com
Offers must be received no later than 2:00pm CST Thursday, January 24, 2019. Please include in the subject line: Solicitation 36C26319Q0247, Field Analyzer
Please review the language below titled: Original Equipment/No Gray Market Goods under section titled TERMS & CONDITIONS, which apply to this acquisition.
No Partial Submissions. For this procurement, responses shall be on an All or None basis.
(End of Provision 52.212-1)
EVALUATION OF OFFERS
The Provision FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation Commercial Items (Oct 2014) applies to this acquisition and the following two lines are to be used and inserted into paragraph (a) of the that provision:
LPTA The basis for award will be Lowest Price Technically Acceptable - evaluated on technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement. The government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror who offers the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable quote. The government shall evaluate the lowest quote first and if found technically acceptable will not evaluate other quotes.
Past performance IAW 9.104-3(b). The government will consider past performance when making a contractor responsibility determination IAW 9.104- 3(b).
(End of Provision 52.212-2)
OFFEROR REPRESENTATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
The Provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The offeror is required to include a completed copy of this provision with their offer if indicated as instructed by the language of the provision.
(End of Provision 52.212-3)
TERMS & CONDITIONS
The Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Jan 2017), applies to this acquisition.
Addendum to FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Jan 2017):
52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998)
52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999) 52.214-21, Descriptive Literature (Apr 2002)
52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013) 852.203-70, Commercial advertising (Jan 2008)
852.211-73, Brand Name or Equal (Jan 2008)
852.232-72, Electronic submission of payment requests (NOV 2012).
Addendum to FAR 52.214-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Jan 2017) also includes:
Original Equipment/No Gray Market Goods
The Vendor shall be an authorized dealer, authorized distributor, or authorized reseller for the proposed equipment/system such that the OEM warranty and service pass through to the VA. All warranty and service associated with the equipment/system shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions. The vendor shall provide new items ONLY, and items must be latest edition/most recent version, no remanufactured, refurbished, re-certified, used, expired, or outdated (old edition or old model) items shall be offered.
(End of addendum to 52.212-4) (Endo of Clause 52.212-4)
CONTRACT TERMS & CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS
The Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The FAR clauses listed below are the clauses chosen from paragraph (b) of this provision that apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference:
52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (OCT 2016)
52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013)
52.222 19, Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (OCT 2016) (E.O. 13126).
52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015). 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016) (E.O. 11246).
52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793).
52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and
52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury).
52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332).
52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013) (End Clause 52.212-5)
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