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Twin Head MiniProf for Rails - Sole Source Justification

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 18, 2017
Category: Railway Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Research, Development & Technology, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20590, United States

Description

Sole Source Justification This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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. Solicitation No. DTRT5717Q80145 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). This solicitation is being conducted in accordance with the policies and procedures prescribed in FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-94, 2005-95 effective January 19, 2017. The NAICS Code is 488210 and the Small Business size standard is $15.0 million. The U.S. Department of Transportation, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) in Cambridge, MA intends to solicit, negotiate, and award a purchase order to KLD Labs, 55 Cabot Ct, Hauppauge, NY. under the authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) and FAR 6.302-1 "Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements." The Government intends to procure, through a firm fixed-price purchase order, one MiniProf Twin Head Rail, in accordance with the item description. The agency uses the MiniProf measurement equipment KLD Labs is the only authorized seller of the MiniProf Twin Head Rail. The purpose of this procurement is to provide data collection. Interested and responsible parties may submit a capability statement to the point of contact for this notice which will be considered by the Government. The capability statement must provide clear and convincing evidence of the firms capability to meet the requirement described in this notice. Written capability statements must be submitted within three (3) calendar days from the date of publication of this notice. Responses received after three (3) calendar days or without the required documentation will not be considered. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement. A determination by the Government not to compete this requirement on a full and open competitive basis, based upon responses, is solely within the discretion of the Government. Telephone calls made in place of the required documentation will not be accepted. PRICING The Offeror shall provide pricing for the following Contract Line Item Numbers (CLINs) in a written quotation: CLIN 0100 - One Twin Head MiniProf Qty: 1 EA x Unit Price______________ = Total Price _______________. DELIVERY/PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE Thirty days after receipt of award. INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS FAR 52.212-1, Instruction of Offerors-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference; All Offerors must include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. An Offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically using the System for Award Management (SAM) accessible via http://www.acquisition.gov. If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically in SAM, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision. The Offeror is reminded that if it completes its annual representations and certifications electronically in SAM it must update its representations and certifications as necessary, but at least annually, to ensure they are kept current, accurate, and complete. All Contractors must be registered in SAM in order to receive an award from a DOT Agency. FAR Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, is hereby incorporated by reference. FAR Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference. Additional clauses cited in 52.212-5 that apply to this acquisition are: 52.209-6, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-40, 52.222-50, 52.223-15, 52.223-18, 52.225-1, 52.225-13, 52.232-33 and 52.232-40. The FAR provisions and clauses cited in this notice can be viewed at http://www.acquisition.gov/far. The signed offer must be submitted electronically via e-mail to jay.watson@dot.gov. The offer should be addressed to the following: U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Attn: Jay Watson, V222, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142. The time for the receipt of offers is 3:00 PM Eastern Time on September 21, 2017. No telephone requests will be honored. The Government will not pay for any information received. The following FAR Clauses and Deviations also apply: FAR 52.203-98, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements-Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS-REPRESENTATION (APR 2015) (a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (End of provision) FAR 52.203-99, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS (APR 2015) (a) The Contractor shall not require employees or subcontractors seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The contractor shall notify employees that the prohibitions and restrictions of any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longer in effect. (c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d)(1) In accordance with section 7 43 of Division E, Title VI I, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act may be prohibited, if the Government determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the contractor fails to comply with the provisions of this clause. (End of clause)

Original Point of Contact

POC Jay Watson, Phone: 6174943927

Place of Performance

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