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FY’18 SY’18 2HSS 0118 SUBURBAN REMIX/PROSPEROUS ACHIEVERS/URBAN

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Nov 28, 2017
Category: Photographic, Mapping, Printing and Publication Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Government Publishing Office, Customer Services Department, Philadelphia Regional Printing Procurement Office, 928 Jaymore Road, Suite A-190, Southampton, Pennsylvania, 18966-3820

Description

PRODUCT: Two (2) direct self-mailer packages each consisting of an outer envelope carrier, 2 Business Reply Cards and an Insert Letter. TITLE: FY18 SY18 2HSS 0118 SUBURBAN REMIX/PROSPEROUS ACHIEVERS/URBAN STRIVERS REWARD PACKAGE QUANTITY: 1,700,000 total Packages 1,280,000 total packages of Control Package (Lot 1) 420,000 total packages of Universal Gender (Lot 2) PLUS: 50 Quality Assurance Sample Packages for each Item/Lot 10 Department Sample packages for each Item/Lot FOLLOWING IS A DESCRIPTION OF EACH ITEM/LOT Item 1: Outer Envelope Carrier - 1,700,000 Total Quantity: 1,280,000 (FIRM)-Lot 1-CONTROL (CODE SSRE8) Quantity: 420,000 (FIRM)-Lot 2-UNIVERSAL GENDER (CODE SSREG8) Size: 14 x 8-1/2" flat; converts to 5 x 8-1/2"; panel sizes are 4", 5" and 5"; inside 4" panel glues 3/8" on each side to create a pocket for Items 2 and 3. Ink: 4 color process, Pantone 296 (blue) and 187 (red). Aqueous Coating: 100% Gloss aqueous coating overall Stock: 80lb. White No. 1 Coated Cover, Gloss finish, equal to JCP L11 Format: The envelope prints both sides in 4 color process, Pantone 296 and 187, with gloss aqueous coating overall. Face and back sides bleed all sides. Follow files and laser prints for color breaks and templates. Instructions: The envelopes must be printed on flat sheets and then converted into envelope/carriers. All images are "High Resolution" files. Follow files and furnished laser prints for color breaks and template. NOTE: The contractor must knock out the background in the areas that are to be glued. Item 2: Business Reply Cards 3,400,000 Total Business Reply Cards of both Base and Pass BRCs. Quantity: Lot 1 Control Reply Cards - 2,560,000 total firm There are 2 separate Business Reply Cards Base and Pass for a total 1,280,000 of each. Lot 2 Universal Gender - 840,000 total firm There are 2 separate Business Reply Cards Base and Pass for a total of 420,000 of each Trim size: 6 x 4-1/4" Ink: 4 color process, Pantone 296 (blue) and 187 (red). Aqueous Coating: Spot gloss aqueous coating on all color areas - both 4-color and PMS. Stock: 80lb. White No. 1 Coated Cover, Gloss finish, equal to JCP L11 Instructions: BRCs print face and back, head to head. Face (message side) in 4 color process, Pantone 296 and 187. Back (address side) print type and rule in black ink. All images are "High Resolution" files. Follow files and laser prints for color breaks. Margins: Per files - Face sides bleeds 3 side; address side bleeds top. Binding: Trim 4 sides. Item 3: Insert Letter - 1,700,000 Total Quantity: 1,280,000 (FIRM) Lot 1-CONTROL (SSREL8) Quantity: 420,000 (FIRM) Lot 2-UNIVERSAL GENDER (SSRELG8) Trim size: 7-1/4 x 9" flat; folds to 7-1/4 x 4-1/2" Ink: 4 color process, Pantone 296 (blue) and Pantone 187 (red) Varnish: Spot gloss varnish on all color areas - both 4-color and PMS. Stock: 80lb. White No. 1 Coated Text, Gloss-finish, equal to JCP Code A181 Furnished Material: Each lot - Digital Files, 1 laser print sets and 1 samples. Format: Insert Letter prints face side only. Jacket 504416 Page 6 of 9 Margins: Per files - bleed 3 sides, face side only. Binding: Trim 4 sides and fold and score horizontally to 7-1/4 x 4-1/2". Follow files, laser print and samples for correct fold. ASSEMBLY: In the side pocket the reply cards should be inserted with the folded letter on top all facing forward when pulled out of the pocket. Seal carrier with THREE 3/8" fugitive glue dots in accordance with Postal Service for mailing. Outside Code = SSRE8 - CONTROL Outside Code = SSREG8 - UNIVERSAL GENDER Letter Code = SSREL8 - CONTROL Letter Code = SSRELG8 - UNIVERSAL GENDER Base Reply Code (Black Plate) = SSREB8 - CONTROL Base Reply Code (Black Plate) = SSREGB8 - UNIVERSAL GENDER Pass Reply Code (Black Plate) = SSREP8 - CONTROL Pass Reply Code (Black Plate) = SSREGP8 - UNIVERSAL GENDER COLLATION: When the outer envelope is opened by the end user, the Letter should appear first, followed Base Along BRC (Postal side), then the Pass Reply BRC (Postal side). Follow file and samples for proper collation positions. NOTE: After the Letter and BRCs are collated and inserted inside the Outer Envelope, the flap must be sealed (3 fugitive glue dots), creating a self-mailer. PACKAGING: Pack each Lots separately. Do not shrink-wrap item Lots. Do not intermix item Lots. Each Lot must be shipped on separate pallets. Do not intermix Lots on pallets. Pack in new corrugated solid fiberboard containers with minimum bursting strength of 275 psi. Shipping containers not to exceed 45 lbs. when fully packed. Carton labels must show title, item/lot number and source codes (where applicable), form number and control number and must appear on the outside of the shipping cartons. GPO 905 carton labels must be followed. Bulk packaging must be stabilized to avoid bursting or shifting on truck(s) during the delivery process, of which, may cause damage and/or hamper the letter house process. Pallets are required for all destinations receiving 10 or more shipping containers. Failure to properly palletize may be cause for re-palletizing at contractors expense. See GPO Contract Terms. LABELING AND MARKING (Package and/or Container label): Reproduce shipping container label from furnished repro, fill in appropriate blanks and attach to shipping containers. Carton labels must show title, item/Lot Number and source codes (where applicable), form number and control number and must appear on the outside of the shipping cartons. SCHEDULE: Unscheduled material such as shipping documents, receipts or instructions, delivery lists, labels, etc., will be furnished with the order or shortly thereafter. In the event such information is not received in due time, the contractor will not be relieved of any responsibility in meeting the shipping schedule because of failure to request such information. Furnished material will be available for pick up at the G.P.O., Southampton, PA 18966, on November 30, 2017. Jacket 504416 Page 7 of 9 Furnished material will be available for pick up at the G.P.O., Southampton, PA 18966, on November 30, 2017. DISTRIBUTION: Deliver f.o.b. destination as follows: Prior to bulk shipment, deliver 200 sample packages (100 each Lot; 50 SEALED and 50 NOT SEALED) to arrive on/or before January 8, 2018 or sooner to: Ms. Jackie McGowan JWT 5th Floor 466 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10017 (212)-210-7806 Deliver the balance of each lot on/or before January 10, 2018 to: DATA MAIL 240 Hartford Avenue Newington, CT 06111 ATTN: Erinda Daci (860)-666-0399 RETURN OF GOVERNMENT FURNISHED MATERIAL: There are two (2) requirements. All materials and receipts must be returned via traceable means. See breakdown below: 1. Immediately upon completion of this job, all Government Furnished Materials, Film and 7 printed copies of each item and packing slips are to be returned no later than February 02, 2018 to Ms. Jackie McGowan, JWT, New York, NY, 10017. Follow supplied sample of GPO 905 white carton label. NOTE: (digital deliverables) along with the furnished material. The digital deliverables MUST be an exact representation (reflecting any such changes as "AAs" retouching, etc., that were performed on the files prior to printing the end product), and MUST be returned/sent on the same type media or storage as was originally furnished. Any other media type than those furnished are unacceptable, unless specified otherwise by the Government. Both the original furnished files, and the digital deliverables (the final digital download mechanical of the actual printed product; these electronic files are to be stored/filed for Agency records) MUST be returned/sent along with the GFM. 2. Immediately upon completion and shipping of the above materials, return 10 printed copies, to DAPS Quantico, 1001 Barnett Ave., Quantico, VA 22134, Attn: Curtis Cox.

Original Point of Contact

POC Melita Webb, Phone: 21536464655, Debra L. Rozdzielski, Phone: 215-364-6465

Place of Performance

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