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JROTC Aviation Honors Ground Course Study Materials - F2XJA37073AW04 -- Combo Synopsis/Solicitation

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 30, 2017
Category: Books, Maps and Other Publications
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell AFB Contracting Squadron, 50 LeMay Plaza South, Bldg 804, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 36112-6334


GENERAL INFORMATION The 42nd Contracting Squadron, 50 LeMay Plaza, Bldg. 804, Maxwell AFB, AL has a requirement to purchase items as described in this document. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for Aviation Honors Ground School Course Materials in accordance with the FAR 13.106 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 requirement is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ) (Reference-Number F2XJA37073AW04 ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect the Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95 (19 Jan 2017) and the DPN 20160830 effective 30 Aug 16. A Firm Fixed Priced Award will be made in accordance with the following: NAICS Code: 323117 size standard: 1250 employees The Defense Priorities and Allocations System rating is C9E. IMPORTANT NOTES : 1. THE GOVERNMENT IS SOLICITING FOR "OPEN MARKET" QUOTES ONLY. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA) QUOTES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. 2. ALL PRODUCTS MUST BE NEW; NO REFURBISHED OR USED ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED. NATURE OF ACQUISITON: HQ Junior Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at Maxwell AFB, AL has a requirement to purchase books listed in CLIN(s) 0001 - 0002. This procurement will be awarded under Simplified Acquisiton Procedures (SAP). All inquiries/responses to this notice must be received by 7 SEp, 2017, 10:00 a.m. CST. SCHEDULE OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES: This acquisition is for the purchase of the following items: CLIN 0001: FAR/AIM 2017 - ISBN 978-1-61954-367-6; Softcover, indexed and illustrated, 1136 pages; Publisher: Jeppesen. Quantity: 1004 each CLIN 0002: Private Pilot Manual - ISBN 0-88487-429-X; Publisher: Jeppesen. Quantity: 907 ea. DELIVERY INFORMATION Extension Course Program (4AL) Warehouse Attn: AFJROTC 50 South Turner Blvd Bldg 832 Maxwell-Gunter AFB AL 36118 Shipping will be FOB Destination QUOTATION PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS To ensure timely and equitable evaluation of quotes, offerors must comply with instructions contained herein. Quotes must be complete, self-sufficient, and respond directly to the requirements of this RFQ. •a. The offeror must submit dated quote on company letterhead with unit prices and extended prices in response to this solicitation. In doing so and without taking any exception to the requirements of this synopsis/solicitation, including specification, "Schedule of Supplies/Services", and terms and conditions, the offeror accedes to all solicitation requirements. Offerors must clearly identify any exception to the solicitation terms and conditions and provide complete accompanying rationale. •b. Specifications: The contractor shall provide detailed specifications that clearly meet the minimum requirements referenced in CLIN 0001 - 0002. Offerors must include a completed copy of the provisions at FAR 52.212-3, Alternate I, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. •d. Interested parties capable of providing the requirement must submit a written quote to include discount terms, tax identification number, cage code, and DUNS. Project Milestone Plan (PMP): The delivery date shall be expressed in terms of "days after contract award" and take into consideration availability, ordering and shipping. If applicable, the offeror shall specify other availability factors such as out of print, out of stock, not yet printed, back order, print on demand and any other factors that could affect the delivery of the items proposed under this solicitation. Delivery date will be incorporated into the contract. Description Days after Delivery Order Product Delivery •f. To be eligible to receive an award resulting from this RFQ, contractors must be registered in the DoD Systems for Award Management database, no exceptions. To register, please visit http://www.sam.gov or call 1-866-606-8220. Responses to this notice shall be provided via e-mail to SrA Richard Caesar at richard.caesar.1@us.af.mil and Mr. Marcus Abram at marcus.abram@us.af.mil. All responses shall be received before or by 10:00 A.M. CST on 7 Sep 2017. IMPORTANT NOTE: No Multiple Offerors nor Multiple Awards will be considered. A single award will be made in the resultant contract. BASIS FOR AWARD This is a competitive best value acquisition utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures authorized by FAR 13.5, "Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items." Technical acceptability and price are the two determining criteria for award. Award will be made to the lowest priced offer that has an acceptable technical rating. For quotes determined technically acceptable, a best value selection will be based on price.The evaluation will proceed as follows:" a) Technical Acceptability. Initially, the offeror will be evaluated for technical acceptability. The offeror will be determined techncially acceptable if no exceptions are taken to the requirements of this synopsis/solicitation, including "Schedule of Supplies/Services (CLINs 0001 - 0002)," delivery and terms and conditions. 1. Specification: The detailed specification will be evaluated for completeness to ensure the minimum requirements referenced in CLIN(s) 0001 - 0002 are met. 2. Project Milestone Plan (PMP) : The PMP will be evaluated to ensure a reasonable timeline is established from issuance of the contract to the delivery location identified in this solicitation. The PMP shall be expressed in terms of "days after contract" and include, at a minimum, the milestones described in the Instructions to Offerors. Quotes will be assigned the following technical ratings: Acceptable: Clearly meets the minimum requirement or Unacceptable: Does not clearly meet the minimum requirements b) Price: Next, the Government will evaluate the price(s) of quotes determined technically acceptable using any of the following price analysis techniques IAW FAR 13.106-3(a) to determine price reasonableness: competitive quotes; market research; comparison of the proposed price with prices found reasonable on previous purchases; comparison of current price lists, catalogs, or advertisements; a comparison with similar items in a related industry; the contracting officers personal knowledge; comparison to an independent Government estimate; or any other reasonable basis. CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The following clauses apply: By reference: 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Jul 2013) 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance (Jul 2013) 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Aug 2013) 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items (May 2015) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) 52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Feb 2016) 52.222-22, Previous Contracts and Compliance Reports (Feb 1999) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management (Jul. 2013) 52.233-3, Protest after Award (Aug. 1996) 52.233-4, Applicable Law For Breach Of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) 252.203-7000, Requirements Related to Compensation of Former DoD officials (SEP 2011) 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (SEP 2013) 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product (APR 1992) 252.204-7012, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting ( DEC 2015) 252.223-7008, Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium (Jun 2013) 252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors (Aug 2016) 252.225-7036, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements--Balance of Payments Program (Nov 2014) 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (JUN 2012) 252.232-7010, LEVIES ON CONTRACT PAYMENTS (DEC 2006) 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications (DEC 1991) 252.244-7000, Subcontracts for Commercial Items (JUN 2013) 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea (APR 2014) By Full Text: FAR 52.212-5, CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS (DEVIATION 2013-O0019) (JUN 2016) (a) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (a) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records -- Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractors directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract. (2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved. (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law. (b) (1) Notwithstanding the requirements of any other clause in this contract, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (b)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause- (i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010) (41 U.S.C. 3509). (ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (1) of FAR clause 52.222-17. (iv) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). (v) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246). (vi) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vii) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). (viii) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (ix) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40. (x) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014), (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (xi) ____ (A) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). ___ (B) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 E.O. 13627). (xii) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment--Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67.) (xiii) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services--Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67) (xiv) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (xv) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (E.O. 13658). (xvi) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note). (xvii) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations. (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6. (xviii) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately-Owned U.S. Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (xviii) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately-Owned U.S. Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. (End of Clause) 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): http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm (End of Clause) 52.252-6, Authorized Deviations in Clauses (Apr 1984) As prescribed in 52.107 (f), insert the following clause in solicitations and contracts that include any FAR or supplemental clause with an authorized deviation. Whenever any FAR or supplemental clause is used with an authorized deviation, the contracting officer shall identify it by the same number, title, and date assigned to the clause when it is used without deviation, include regulation name for any supplemental clause, except that the contracting officer shall insert "(Deviation)" after the date of the clause. (End of Clause) 252.232-7006, WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (MAY 2013) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause- "Department of Defense Activity Address Code (DoDAAC)" is a six position code that uniquely identifies a unit, activity, or organization. "Document type" means the type of payment request or receiving report available for creation in Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF). "Local processing office (LPO)" is the office responsible for payment certification when payment certification is done external to the entitlement system. (b) Electronic invoicing. The WAWF system is the method to electronically process vendor payment requests and receiving reports, as authorized by DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. (c) WAWF access. To access WAWF, the Contractor shall- (1) Have a designated electronic business point of contact in the System for Award Management at https://www.acquisition.gov ; and (2) Be registered to use WAWF at https://wawf.eb.mil/ following the step-by-step procedures for self-registration available at this web site. (d) WAWF training. The Contractor should follow the training instructions of the WAWF Web-Based Training Course and use the Practice Training Site before submitting payment requests through WAWF. Both can be accessed by selecting the "Web Based Training" link on the WAWF home page at https://wawf.eb.mil/ (e) WAWF methods of document submission. Document submissions may be via web entry, Electronic Data Interchange, or File Transfer Protocol. (f) WAWF payment instructions. The Contractor must use the following information when submitting payment requests and receiving reports in WAWF for this contract/order: (1) The Contractor shall use the following document type(s). Invoice and Receiving Report (Combo) Note: If a "Combo" document type is identified but not supportable by the Contractors business systems, an "Invoice" (stand-alone) and "Receiving Report" (stand-alone) document type may be used instead.) (2) Inspection/acceptance location. The Contractor shall select the following inspection/acceptance location(s) in WAWF, as specified by the contracting officer. Inspection location: Government F2XJA3 Acceptance location: Government F2XJA3 (3) Document routing. The Contractor shall use the information in the Routing Data Table below only to fill in applicable fields in WAWF when creating payment requests and receiving reports in the system. Routing Data Table* Field Name in WAWF Data to be entered in WAWF Pay Official DoDAAC F87700 Issue By DoDAAC FA3300 Admin DoDAAC FA3300 Inspect By DoDAAC F2XJA3 Ship To Code F2XJA3 Ship From Code NOT APPLICABLE Mark For Code NOT APPLICABLE Service Approver (DoDAAC) NOT APPLICABLE Service Acceptor (DoDAAC) F2XJA3 Accept at Other DoDAAC NOT APPLICABLE LPO DoDAAC NOT APPLICABLE DCAA Auditor DoDAAC NOT APPLICABLE Other DoDAAC(s) NOT APPLICABLE (4) Payment request and supporting documentation. The Contractor shall ensure a payment request includes appropriate contract line item and subline item descriptions of the work performed or supplies delivered, unit price/cost per unit, fee (if applicable), and all relevant back-up documentation, as defined in DFARS Appendix F, ( e.g. timesheets) in support of each payment request. (5) WAWF email notifications. The Contractor shall enter the e-mail address identified below in the "Send Additional Email Notifications" field of WAWF once a document is submitted in the system. amy.estes@us.af.mil richard.caesar.1@us.af.mil marcus.abram@us.af.mil (g) WAWF point of contact. (1) The Contractor may obtain clarification regarding invoicing in WAWF from the following contracting activitys WAWF point of contact. (2) For technical WAWF help, contact the WAWF helpdesk at 866-618-5988. (End of clause) OMBUDSMAN (JUN 2016) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the interested party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsman, Deputy Director of Contracting, AFICA/KT (OL-AET), 2035 First Street West, JBSA Randolph TX 78150-4304, telephone 210-652-1722 (DSN 487-1722) ombudsmen, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU or AFISRA level, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2397, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) The following provisions apply: 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors, Commercial Items (Apr 2014), applies to this acquisition and is addended to delete paragraphs (e) Multiple offers and paragraph (h) Multiple Awards. 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items (July 2016) 252.204-7004, Alternate A, System for Award Management (Feb 2014) 252.204-7011 By Full Text Provisions: 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): http://farsite.hill.af.mil/ (End of Provision)

Original Point of Contact

POC Richard R. Caesar, Phone: 3349533100, Marcus Abram, Phone: 334-953-5530

Place of Performance

Extension Course Program (4AL), Warehouse Attn: AFJROTC 50 South Turner Blvd Bldg 832, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 36112, United States
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