Request for Information (RFI) for Full Line Food Support for DLA Troop Support's (CONUS SPV) San Francisco, CA area military and federally funded customers.

Agency: Defense Logistics Agency
State: Pennsylvania
Type of Government: Federal
  • 89 - Subsistence (Food)
Posted: Jan 11, 2018
Due: Feb 9, 2018
Solicitation No: RFICONUS11018
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Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Jan 10, 2018
    3:52 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
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Synopsis :
Added: Jan 10, 2018 3:52 pm
This is a Request for Information (RFI). There is no solicitation available at this time. The Government will not pay for any information received in response to this RFI, nor will the Government compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing the information provided to the Government. This RFI does not constitute a commitment by the Government. Any information provided in response to this RFI will be used for informational purposes only and will not be released. Any proprietary information submitted will be protected if appropriately marked. Vendor participation is not a promise of future business with the Government. The purpose of this RFI is to conduct Market Research to identify potential Prime Vendor sources of supply to support customers in the San Francisco, CA area.
The tentative issue date for the new solicitation is TBD. Here is a list of the current customers in the San Francisco, CA area:

?1. Defense Language Institute (DLI) - Combs Dining Hall

?2. Defense Language Institute (DLI) - Belas Dining Hall

?3. Sierra Inn Dining Facility - Travis AFB

?4. David Grant Medical Center - Travis AFB

?5. Youth Center - Travis AFB

?6. Child Development Center I - Travis AFB

?7. Child Development Center II - Travis AFB

?8. Child Development Center III - Travis AFB

?9. Contrails Dining Hall - Beale AFB

?10. Child Development Center - Beale AFB

?11. Youth Center - Beale AFB

?12. Camps Parks Dining Facility

?13. Camp Parks Training Center

?14. BT Collins Dining Facility

?15. Fort Hunter Liggett Dining Facility

?16. SSMO, Phoenix Mgmt Inc. - LRC Fort Hunter-Liggett

?17. Regional Training @ Ft. Hunter-Liggett

?18. NMCB @ Ft. Hunter-Liggett

?19. U.S. Coast Guard Training Center

?20. U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco

?21. USCG Station Golden Gate

?22. 152 FSS/FSV (Reno Air National Guard)

?23. Fresno Air National Guard

?24. USCGC Bertholf - Coast Guard Island

?25. USCGC Waesche - Coast Guard Island

?26. USCGC Stratton - Coast Guard Island

?27. USCGC Munro - Coast Guard Island

?28. The Below 15 Marine Reserve Units (small orders once a year)

?29. MARFOREES 23rd Marine Regiment

?30. MSWSS473 Det A

?31. SS PLT Support Co at BN4th Mardiv

?32. Marine Corp Recruiting Service

Following are specific questions to consider:

- Can you support any or all of the customers listed above? Many of the customers expect delivery 48 hours after placing their orders. Are there any location limitations in meeting this delivery schedule?

- Do you have preferred delivery set-ups (routes, grouping of customers) to provide complete food support throughout the state?

- Some of our customers are remotely located and may require smaller pack-size items. Can this requirement be provided? What method of shipping would be used?

- Would there be customers who could not be supported if an emergency order is needed (either same day or next day)?

- Can you interface with our STORES program and support the following EDI transactions:

a. 810 - Electronic Invoice

b. 832 - Catalog (Outbound: Vendor to DLA TROOP SUPPORT)

c. 850 - Purchase Order

d. 997 - Functional Acknowledgment

We encourage and appreciate your participation; please share your ideas regarding these issues. Your written comments, suggestions, and ideas regarding this Request for Information (RFI) will be treated as confidential, and for Government use only.

Please submit responses via email only [referencing soliciation number in subject line] to both the primary and secondary points of contacts listed below by February 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

FAR 52.215-3 -- Request for Information or Solicitation for Planning Purposes (Oct 1997)

(a) The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this solicitation or to otherwise pay for the information solicited except as an allowable cost under other contracts as provided in subsection 31.205-18, Bid and proposal costs, of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

(b) Although "proposal" and "offeror" are used in this Request for Information, your response will be treated as information only. It shall not be used as a proposal.

(c) This solicitation is issued for the purpose of: to determine potential Prime Vendor sources of supply for our DOD and Non-DOD customers in the San Francisco area.

Contracting Office Address :
700 Robbins Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111-5096
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
John G. Kennedy
Phone: 2157374275
Secondary Point of Contact :
Phone: 2157378324
General Information
Notice Type:
Sources Sought
Posted Date:
January 10, 2018
Response Date:
Feb 09, 2018 2:00 pm Eastern
Archiving Policy:
Manual Archive
Archive Date:
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
89 -- Subsistence
424 -- Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods/424410 -- General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers
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