FBO Notice Date 05/21/18
BIDS Reference Number 224
Document Type: Sources Sought
Food Preparation And Serving Equipment

Department of Veterans Affairs, Atlanta VAMC, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 30084

73 -- Burlodge Carts Repair (16) SOL 36C24718Q9124 DUE 052418Donald L. Battledonald.battle@va.gov

THIS IS A SMALL BUSINESS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE REPRESENTING A MARKET SURVEY ANDIS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, PROPOSAL ABSTRACTS, QUOTATIONS OR INVITATION FOR BIDS The Department of Veterans Affairs VISN 7 Network Contracting Activity is conducting a MARKET SURVEY to obtain information regarding the availability and capability of qualified (1) Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVOSB), (3) Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), (3) Small Business and their size classification relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for the proposed acquisition. Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether aset-aside is possible. An organization that is not considered a small businessunder the applicable NAICS code should not submit a response to this notice. Small business concerns should be capable of delivering the various equipment and performing the repair services for requested by the Atlanta, Veterans Affairs Medical Clinic (VAMC), Atlanta, GA 30033.

The NAICS: 811310

DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUIREMENT:The contractor shall provide all necessary material to complete the replacementand repair of Seals and Gaskets for 16 Burlodge Reherm Carts.Item #Description/Part Number*QtyUnit1DIVIDER SEALS552EA2GASKETS32EA3INSTALLATION / LABOR1JB

Delivery of materials and equipment to the job siteAll labor/installation during regular business hoursFinal adjustment and calibration of equipmentSeals and Gaskets shall be as specified by the Cart Manufacturer and all work shall be performed by Factory Trained/Certified technicians.

CONTRACTORS PROVIDING EQUAL PRODUCTS SHALL PROVIDE DESCRIPTIVE LITERATURE DESCRIBING EQUAL CHARACTERISTICS.

POTENTIAL SOURCES SHALL PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IN THEIR RESPONSE:

1) Company name, address, phone number, primary contact(s), e-mail address, NAICS code(s), business size (i.e., small/large) and DUNS Number.

2) Provide a Statement of Capability that demonstrates the offeror's past performance in delivering like products and equipment. Please include the following: (a) prior completed projects of similar nature; (b) corporate experience and management capability; and (c) examples of prior completed Government contracts, references, and other related information.

3) Submit Capability Statements NLT Thursday, May 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm. Submissions may be made via email to: donald.battle@va.gov (Attn: Donald Battle)NO CAPABILITY STATEMENTS MAY BE SUBMITTED AFTER THURSDAY MAY 24, 2018 @ 12:00 PM. AT THIS TIME NO SOLICITATION EXISTS.  (DO NOT REQUEST A COPY OF THE SOLICITATION).  A FUTURE NOTICE WILL BE POSTED WHEN THE SOLICITATION WILL BE RELEASED.

4) Disclaimer and Important Notes: This notice does not obligate the Governmentto award a contract or otherwise pay for the information provided in response. The Government reserves the right to use information provided by respondents forany purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Any organization responding to this notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed to allow the Government to determine the organization's qualifications to perform the work. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback torespondents with respect to any information submitted. After a review of the responses received, a pre-solicitation synopsis and solicitation may be published in Federal Business Opportunities (FBO). However, responses to this notice will not be considered adequate responses to a solicitation.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/AtlVAMC/VAMCCO80220/36C24718Q9124/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business