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Avenger LTD Edition high throughput phenotyping model tractor or Equivalent

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 07, 2017
Category: Tractors
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Agricultural Research Service - Western Business Service Center


This is 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. The solicitation number is AG-4431-S-17-0059 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The NAICS code is 333111 Farm Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing. This solicitation document incorporates those provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95. The USDA, ARS, WBSC intends to procure an Avenger LTD Edition high throughput phenotyping model tractor or Equivalent for the USDA, ARS, Water Resource Management Unit, Stoneville, MS. The tractor will be used for the purpose of mounting multiple sensors and equipment for field measurement of various crop biotic and abiotic parameters. The following item with noted capabilities is required for procurement: Avenger LTD Edition high throughput phenotyping model tractor or Equivalent with: • 78 HP TURBOCHARGED, LIQUID COOLED KABOTA ENGINE • AIR-CONDITIONED CAB W/CHARCOAL FILTRATION SYSTEM • ELECTRONIC OVER HYDRAULIC CONTROLS • GPS SPEED CONTROL • 4-WHEEL HYDROSTATIC DRIVE W/JOYSTICK CONTROL • 7.5X20" TIRE AND WHEEL. • HYDRAULICALLY ADJUSTABLE ROW WIDTH (74"-120") AND HYDRAULICALLY ADJUSTABLEHEIGHT (60"-84"). • OSCILLATING CHASSIS • ARTICULATED STEERING • FAIL SAFE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM • RED TAIL LIGHTS • AMBER FLASHING LIGHTS. • FRONT AND REAR FACING OPERATOR WORK LIGHTS • POWDER COATED FINISH • PARALLELING ARM FRONT LIFT • TELESCOPING REAR LIFT • QUICK ATTACHED LEGS (PAIR) FOR FRONT AND REAR LIFT DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN QUOTE: In order to be considered for award Offerors shall provide 1) a Quote on company letterhead detailing the item description, unit price per item, discounts for trade-ins, total price and valid for at least 60 days after receipt of quote. 2) at least 3-5 references (Government references preferred but will accept commercial references). References shall be provided for the service proposed and if possible include the email address of the person to be contacted; and 3) FAR 52.212-3, OFFEROR REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATION-COMMERCIAL ITEMS; The Representation and Certification section must be completed electronically in the System for Award Management (SAM) website at www.sam.gov. REJECTION OF QUOTATION: Failure to demonstrate compliance will be cause to reject the quote without further discussions. All responsible sources may submit an offer and will be considered. The following clauses and provisions apply to this acquisition. 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference; 52.212-4 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS; 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS applies,; 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.233-3, Protest after award; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; 52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.223-2 Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction Contracts; 52.223-15 Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products; 52.223-17 Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management; applicable to this acquisition; 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference; 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS; 52.223-1 Biobased Product Certification; 52.223-4 Recovered Materials Certification; 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items ; 52.212-3 OFFEROR REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS. DELIVERY: FOB Destination. Deliver to USDA, ARS, Water Resource Management Unit, Stoneville, MS 38776. QUOTED PRICE MUST INCLUDE: any delivery costs as well as any applicable duties, brokerage, or customs fees. DELIVERY DUE DATE: The Government requires delivery on or before 30 ARO, however, each offeror shall include their proposed delivery schedule as part of their quotation. PAYMENT: Any award made under this solicitation is subject to 31 CFR Part 208 which requires all payments made by the government to be made by electronic funds transfer. Contractors intending to conduct business with the Federal Government MUST register with the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to submitting quotation. You may register online at www.sam.gov. Any amendment and documents related to this procurement will be available electronically at the Internet site: http://www.fbo.gov. FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Item, the significant evaluation factors, in the relative order of importance, are (i) technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement including delivery date; (ii) past performance; and (iii) price (based on F.O.B. Destination), technical and past performance are more important than price. Award will be made based on overall BEST VALUE to the Government. The government anticipates award of a firm fixed priced contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforms to the specifications that will be the most advantageous to the government in accordance with FAR 13.106-2. Responses shall include technical specifications, descriptive material and capabilities of the offerors equipment. Offerors shall identity where the offered item meets or does not meet each of the Governments functional and performance minimum specifications listed herein. All sources wishing to furnish a quotation must respond by 12:00 p.m. central standard time, September 15, 2017. Quotations are to be addressed to Shalunda Mix, Contract Specialist, at shalunda.mix@ars.usda.gov or USDA, ARS, WBSC, P. O. Box 225, 141 Experiment Station Road, Stoneville, MS 38776-0225. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Contracting Officer at (662)686-5346 or by email.

Original Point of Contact

POC Shalunda S. Mix, Phone: 662-686-5346

Place of Performance

USDA, ARS, Water Resource Management Unit, Stoneville, Mississippi, 38776, United States
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