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Hydraulic Squeeze Chutes - RFQ

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Nov 14, 2017
Category: Agriculture Machinery and Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Agricultural Research Service - Plains Area


Request for quotation pictures of trade in chutes specificataions The USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USMARC in Clay Center, NE, requires a 10 hydraulic squeeze chute and an 8" hydraulic tipping squeeze chute. We will be trading in two older units, information is attached. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR subpart 12.6 (current as of FAC 2001-24), 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. The NAICS is 332999. The Solicitation number AG6538S180012 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The description of items and clauses incorporated in this synopsis/solicitation are applicable to this procurement and will be incorporated into any resultant purchase order. SAM: Vendor must be registered in the System for Award Management prior to the award of the contract. You may register by going to www.sam.gov. You will need to your Tax ID, Duns Number, Bradstreet number and banking information. 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. Please note on your proposal if you will accept a government purchase (VISA) card. This is a Buy Best Value acquisition. The Government will award a Purchase Order resulting from this Request for Quotes to the responsible offeror whose quote is conforming to the solicitation and represents the most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD 1. Past Performance - Quotes will be evaluated based on the offerors past performance as provided by the offerors references. 2. Offerors Technical Solution- The Government will evaluate the performance of the offerors product for capability and performance. 3. Quality and Reliability- Quotes will be evaluated on the offerors product for its level of Quality and Reliability. 4. Price- The quoted price is fair and reasonable. NOTE: All evaluation factors other than cost or price, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price. Factors and sub-factors are prioritized in the following order of importance (i.e. most important first, least important last) for award evaluation 2, 3, 1, 4. The Government will evaluate quotes for award purposes, considering the evaluation factors above, and will award to that offeror whose proposal represents the best value to the Government. All sources wishing to provide a quotation must respond by 3:00 p.m.., November 24, 2017. Quotations should be addressed to US Meat Animal Research Center, State Spur 18D Bldg 1, Clay Center, NE 68933. POC - Donita Furman, Contract Specialist, 402-762-4145. Faxed or emailed responses are acceptable. All responses will be evaluated to determine the companys capability to meet the above requirements. The Government shall award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsive/responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government per FAR 13.106-2. If government purchase card is not accepted, all invoices must be submitted into the Invoice Processing Platform (IPP). IPP is a government-wide secure web-based payment information service offered free of charge to government agencies and their suppliers by the U.S. Department of Treasurys Financial Management Service (FMS). One-time enrollment in IPP means that you will receive a series of e-mails from Treasury services. The first email will have the IPP Logon ID and link to the IPP application. A second e-mail, containing the password will be sent within 24 hours. Once you receive these emails, please login to the IPP application and complete the registration process. Benefits of registering with IPP include the ability for your company to create invoices directly from a contract award and submit them electronically, as well as: • e-mail notification when invoice(s) are paid • online payment history • remittance download The e-mail notification of payment is sent when a payment is distributed to your bank account and will include all pertinent payment information. The IPP Customer Support Desk is available to assist users Monday through Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 8:00AM - 6:00PM ET, including answering any questions related to accessing IPP or completing the registration process. Their toll-free number is 1-866-973-3131 or they can be reached at: IPPCustomerSupport@fms.treas.gov. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Controller Operations Division Help Desk at: 1-877-243-3072 or cod.help@usda.gov. The successful vendor must be enrolled in IPP to submit invoices and receive payment. If the successful vendor firm is already enrolled in IPP invoices are to be submitted under the vendors existing IPP enrollment. Applicable Provisions: The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Department of Agriculture Acquisition Regulation (AGAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management: AGAR 452.204-70 Inquiries; FAR 52.209-6 Protecting the Governments Interests when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment; FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (filled in as follows: Technical specifications/support, and price); FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes of Executive Orders-Commercial Items; AGAR 452.219-70 Size Standard and NAICS Code Information; FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor; FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity Employment; FAR 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons; FAR 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; FAR 52.225-25 Prohibitions on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Reps and Certs; FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.233-3 Protest After Award; FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract; FAR 52.252-1 Solicitations Provisions Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference.

Original Point of Contact

POC Donita J. Furman, Phone: 402-762-4145, Dan Kinney, Phone: 4027624147

Place of Performance

State Spur 18D Bldg 1, Clay Center, Nebraska, 68933, United States
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