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Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 30, 2017
Category: Agriculture Machinery and Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Administrative Services Division/Contracting, 100 North 6TH Street, Butler Square 5TH Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55403


(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) The solicitation number AG-6395-S-17-0178 is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ) in accordance with FAR Part 13. (iii) The provisions and clauses incorporated into this solicitation document are those in effect at the time of publication. Provisions and clauses incorporated by reference have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The full text of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) can be accessed on the Internet at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/ or at https://www.acquisition.gov/. (iv) Simplified acquisition procedures will be used for this acquisition per FAR Part 13. This requirement is being offered as a 100% Small Business set aside. The NAICS code is 333111. The small business size standard is 1,250 employees. (v) This requirement is the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), Veterinary Services (VS) to purchase the following items in the following quantities: Item # Description QTY Amount Extended Price CLIN 001 - Portable Squeeze Chute w/Yoke Trailers 14 $ $ Total $ Vendors may submit quotations for one or both Contract Line Item Numbers (CLINs). (vi) Salient characteristics/specifications for: CLIN 001 - Portable Squeeze Chute w/Yoke Trailers 1. The Squeeze Chute shall be of a size suitable to handle larger cattle with a length of 114 inches width of 41 inches and height of 78 inches (see Attachment A for illustrative purposes). 2. The Squeeze Chute shall be constructed of schedule 80 steel pipe, 13 gauge steel tubing, 1/8 inch sheet metal with rumber flooring (for an easily cleaned, non-slip, durable surface), optional pins at rear for attachment of cattle panels for lead in alley, steel floor of 10 inch MC channel, 13 gauge hinged drop bars on both sides of the chute - NO WOOD. 3. The Squeeze Chute shall have a left hand self-catch head gate with an old style tailgate. 4. The Squeeze Chute shall have integral side kick plates / drop panels of 12 gauge steel to allow side exit, and be hot-dipped galvanized before finish coating to enhance work-life in corrosive environments. 5. The Yoke Trailer shall be configured with freeway capable tires including a spare, safety chains for securing the chute, bulldog couplers, winch for easy loading and unloading of the chute, and configured for a 2 inch ball for towing. We will provide our own light bar for travel on the road (see attachment B for illustrative purposes) (vii) Delivery shall be made to and arranged with Bill on or before September 30, 2017. A 48 hour notice is required for arranging delivery to ensure that someone is present for unloading and accepting delivery: CFTEP Attn: Bill Coble (956) 723-3051 7209 E. Saunders, Suite #4 Laredo, TX 78041 (viii) The provision at 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial (Jan 2017) applies to this solicitation. (ix) Award will be made to the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA), therefore Provision 52.212-2 Evaluation Commercial Items (Oct 2014) does not apply to this solicitation. (x) The provision 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (Jan 2017) applies to this solicitation. The contractor shall be currently registered in SAM at www.sam.gov and, either complete the on-line Offeror Representations and Certifications www.SAM.gov or return a completed copy of the Offeror Representations and Certifications with their quotation. (xi) The clause at 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Jan 2017) applies to this acquisition. (xii) The clause at 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders Commercial Items (Jan 2017), applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses identified in FAR 52.212-5 are considered checked and are applicable to this acquisition; ___ (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2016) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). ___ (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). ___ (14) (i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). ___ (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). ___ (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). ___ (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). ___ (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Oct 2016) (E.O. 13126). ___ (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). ___ (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016) (E.O. 11246). ___ (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). ___ (33) (i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). ___ (44) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513). ___ (48) 52.225-1, Buy American--Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83). ___ (51) 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). ___ (57) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). (xiii) Additional contract requirements, provisions and clauses. Quotation Packets shall include lead time required and make note if delivery cannot be made on or before September 30, 2017. To be considered responsive Quoters must: 1. Be registered in SAM prior to submitting a quotation packet 2. Include the entitys DUNS number along with the quotation packet. 3. Complete the pricing schedule or provide similar information in the quotation. 4. Provide a brochure or other electronic document detailing the specifications of the proposed squeeze chute and yoke trailer. 52.252-1 -- Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference. (Feb 1998) This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): https://www.farsite.hill.af.mil/ and https://www.acquisition.gov/ 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting. (Jul 2016) (End of Provision) 452.204-70 Inquiries. (FEB 1988) Inquiries and all correspondence concerning this solicitation should be submitted in writing to the Contracting Officer. Offerors should contact only the Contracting Officer issuing the solicitation about any aspect of this requirement prior to contract award. (End of provision) 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference. (Feb 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): https://www.farsite.hill.af.mil/ and https://www.acquisition.gov/ 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance. (Jul 2016) 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. (Dec 2013) (End of clause) (xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not applicable. (xv) Quotation packets are due no later than September 6, 2017 at 3:00pm central time. Quotation packets, along with specifications and any supporting documentation shall be emailed to Jeremy Pouliot, contracting specialist, at Jeremy.pouliot@aphis.usda.gov. (xvi) If you have questions regarding this solicitation please email or call Jeremy Pouliot at Jeremy.pouliot@aphis.usda.gov or 612.336.3204.

Original Point of Contact

POC Jeremy A Pouliot, Phone: 6123363204

Place of Performance

7209 E. Saunders, Suite #4, LAREDO, Texas, 78041, United States
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