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Translation/Transcription Services - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Jan 19, 2018
Category: Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Veterans Benefits Administration;Office of Acquisition;1800 G. Street N.W.;Washington DC 20006

Description

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND WITH A PROPOSAL / QUOTE / OFFER. This sources sought notice is issued in an effort to conduct market research for informational and planning purposes ONLY. The Government is soliciting information to determine the availability of SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (SDVOSB) CONCERNS capable of providing Translation/Transcription Services. In order to qualify as an SDVOSB, your company must be a verified and a registered SDVOSB concern in the VA Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) Vendor Information Pages (VIP) located at http://www.VetBiz.gov The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930 (Translation and Interpretation Services) with a size standard of $7.5 million dollars. This means that businesses providing translation and interpretation services with an average annual revenue over the last 3 years under $7.5 million dollars are generally considered small businesses. Federal Acquisition Regulations require that contractors are registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at http://www.sam.gov and entered all mandatory information into the system. NACIS Code 541930 must be listed in your SAM profile. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES: Translation/Transcription Services for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) VA Regional Office, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 50 Road 165, Guaynabo, PR 00968. Contractor to provide the necessary manpower and supervision to properly execute the process of translations/transcriptions of VA VBA San Juan PR Regional Office cassettes and documents and VA Washington D.C. Board of Veterans Appeals documents and related Veterans records associated paperwork. Documents: Translation/Transcription from Spanish to English from printed and handwritten letters, legal, medical, local government, and miscellaneous documents. Contractor personnel will have skills of a fully qualified typist (70/80 WPM), must be able to operate dictation and transcription equipment, PC or Word Processor along with related printers. Personnel must have knowledge of both Spanish and English languages and medical and legal terminology to be able to translate and transcribe accurately from one language to another regardless of the complexity of the terminology or level of pronunciation to translate and transcribe in a very accurate manner such material. Contractor or personnel must be fully qualified and trained on the equipment to be used for processing material. PLACE OF PERFORMACNE: Contractor facilities. This announcement is NOT a request for competitive proposals/quotes/Offers. All responsible sources shall respond by submitting a written narrative Statement of Capability including detailed technical information and/or other technical informational literature demonstrating the ability to perform the requirements via email to the point of contact(s) below. Include business size in relation to NAICS code 541930 in your Statement of Capability and your Dun & Bradstreet number. The responses must be sufficient to permit agency analysis to establish a bona fide capability to meet the requirements. No telephone requests will be honored. All information provided will become property of the Department of Veterans Affairs and will not be returned. Responses are requested by January 24, 2018, no-later-than 1 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) and should include a point of contact, phone number, fax number and email address. Interested parties capable of performing this requirement should send responses by email to Van.Hale@va.gov. DISCLAIMER This Sources Sought Notice is issued solely for informational and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this Sources Sought Notice that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this Sources Sought Notice.

Original Point of Contact

POC Van Hale

Place of Performance

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